TORONTO (September 29, 2022) – Neo Performance Materials Inc. (“Neo”, the “Company“) (TSX: NEO) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) has conditionally approved the Company’s recently announced shareholder rights plan (the “Rights Plan”). The Rights Plan was adopted by the Board of Directors of the Company on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, pursuant to a shareholder rights plan agreement entered into with Computershare Investor Services Inc., as Rights Agent. The conditional approval of the TSX is subject to certain customary conditions, including the ratification of the Rights Plan by the Company’s shareholders at a meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”).
A summary of the principal terms and conditions of the Rights Plan will be set out in the management information circular of the Company to be mailed to shareholders prior to the Meeting. The full text of the Rights Plan is available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
About Neo Performance Materials
Neo manufactures the building blocks of many modern technologies that enhance efficiency and sustainability. Neo’s advanced industrial materials – magnetic powders and magnets, specialty chemicals, metals, and alloys – are critical to the performance of many everyday products and emerging technologies. Neo’s products help to deliver the technologies of tomorrow to consumers today. The business of Neo is organized along three segments: Magnequench, Chemicals & Oxides and Rare Metals. Neo is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; with corporate offices in Greenwood Village, Colorado, US; Singapore; and Beijing, China. Neo operates globally with sales, research and development, and production across 10 countries, being Japan, China, Thailand, Estonia, Singapore, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, United States, and South Korea. For more information, please visit www.neomaterials.com.
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