Getty Shareholders to Vote on Buyout

Posted on 5/23/2008 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (2)

Getty Images, Inc. has called a special meeting of its stockholders, to be held at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time Friday, June 20, 2008, at its Seattle headquarters to consider and vote on the proposal to adopt the previously disclosed Agreement and Plan of Merger.

As part of this agreement, Getty Images will be acquired by Abe Investment, L.P. and Abe Acquisition Corp. affiliates of the private-equity firm Hellman & Friedman LLC. Stockholders of record as of the close of business on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 will be entitled to vote at the special meeting.

On May 22, Getty Images filed extensive documents with the SEC.

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