MONTREAL, June 18 /CNW Telbec/ - 6789536 Canada Inc. announces that it
has filed a dissident proxy circular in connection with the annual and special
meeting of shareholders of Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (NYSE, TSX: ITP) to be
held on June 26, 2007. 6789536 Canada Inc. is soliciting proxies to vote
against Intertape Polymer's Plan of Arrangement and for the election of six
alternate nominees to the Board of Directors at the shareholders' meeting.
The six alternate nominees for election as directors of Intertape Polymer
Group Inc. are Eric E. Baker, President of Altacap Investors Inc., Allan
Cohen, managing director, First Analysis Corp., George J. Bunze,
Vice-Chairman, Kruger Inc., Stéphane Lebrun, Investment Analyst, Letko,
Brosseau & Associates Inc., Torsten A. Schermer, President, MESC Corporation,
and Melbourne F. Yull, former Chief Executive Officer of Intertape Polymer.
6789536 Canada Inc. is opposed to the Plan of Arrangement primarily
because it undervalues Intertape Polymer and is opportunistic for the
Among the measures that the six nominees intend to take, if elected to
the Board of Directors of Intertape Polymer, are the immediate appointment of
Melbourne Yull as Executive Chairman of Intertape Polymer, for a period of
three to six months, the selection and appointment of a new Chief Executive
Officer of Intertape Polymer within 90 to 180 days, a review of the financing
needs of Intertape Polymer and the options open to it, and, if necessary,
raising capital for Intertape Polymer.
6789536 Canada Inc. was recently incorporated for purposes of this proxy
solicitation. The executive officers of 6789536 Canada Inc. are Eric E. Baker
and Christopher J. Winn of Altacap Investors Inc.
A copy of the dissident proxy circular will be available under Intertape
Polymer Group Inc. at www.sedar.com.
For further information:
For further information: Christopher J. Winn, Altacap Investors Inc.,
(514) 631-2682, firstname.lastname@example.org; Melbourne Yull, (941) 349-4828,