LDK Solar to Hold Annual General Meeting on August 28,2009
XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31, 2009 – LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, announced today that it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders at 10:00 a.m. Hong Kong time, on Friday, August 28, 2009 at its Hong Kong international office located at Unit 15, 35th Floor, West Tower, Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong.
Only holders of record of LDK Solar’s ordinary shares, whether or not represented by American depositary shares, or ADSs, at the close of business on Friday, July 24, 2009, New York time, are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the annual general meeting to be held on Friday, August 28, 2009, or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
LDK Solar's 2008 Annual Report, including the notice of annual general meeting and the proposed resolutions to be considered and, if thought fit, adopted at the annual general meeting, is available on LDK Solar's website at http://www.ldksolar.com. LDK Solar also submitted a report on Form 6-K to the SEC that contains such annual report and notice of annual general meeting, which is available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov.
If you are a holder of ordinary shares of LDK Solar and require a hard copy of LDK Solar's 2008 annual report and notice of annual general meeting, LDK Solar will mail a copy to you free of charge. Please send your request by mail, email or telephone to:
LDK Solar Co., Ltd.
Attn: Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Hong Kong International Office
Unit 15, 35th Floor, West Tower
Shun Tak Centre, 200 Connaught Road Central
Tel: (852) 2291-6059
Because the annual general meeting will be held on August 28, 2009 in Hong Kong, LDK Solar recommends that you submit such request for hard copies by August 7, 2009 to ensure timely delivery and to allow yourself sufficient time to review the annual report and proposed resolutions for the annual general meeting.
NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF AMERICAN DEPOSITARY SHARES. If you are a holder of LDK Solar's ADSs, the depositary, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., will set a record date to establish the holders of ADSs entitled to provide it with voting instructions with respect to the annual general meeting. If you are a registered holder of ADSs on such record date, the depositary will forward to you information regarding such meeting and ask you to provide it with your voting instructions with respect to the shares represented by your ADSs. Holders of LDK Solar’s ADSs who wish to exercise their voting rights for the underlying shares must act through the depository. For your voting instructions to be valid, you must comply with the instructions provided by or on behalf of the depositary, and the depositary must receive your voting instructions in the manner and on or before the date specified. The depositary will try, as far as practical, subject to the provisions of or governing the underlying shares, to vote or to have its agents vote the shares as you instruct. The depositary will only vote or attempt to vote as you instruct. The depositary will not itself exercise any voting discretion. Furthermore, neither the depositary nor its agents are responsible for any failure to carry out any voting instructions, for the manner in which any vote is cast or for the effect of any vote.
About LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK)
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, which are the principal raw material used to produce solar cells. LDK Solar sells multicrystalline wafers globally to manufacturers of photovoltaic products, including solar cells and solar modules. In addition, LDK Solar provides wafer processing services to monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar cell and module manufacturers. LDK Solar's headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Xinyu City, Jiangxi Province in the People's Republic of China. LDK Solar's office in the United States is located in Sunnyvale, California.