HALIFAX, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Clarke Inc. (TSX: CKI CKI.DB.A) announced
today the cancellation of its upcoming meeting (the "Meeting") of
holders ("Debentureholders") of its 6.00% convertible unsecured
subordinated debentures due December 31, 2013 ("Debentures") that was
scheduled to be held on August 22, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic
Daylight Time) to consider certain proposed amendments to the
Debentures. Although the majority of Debentureholders who delivered
proxies in respect of the Meeting voted in favour of the proposed
amendments, Clarke did not obtain the required two-thirds approval to
pass the proposed amendments to the Debentures. Clarke Inc. would like
to take this opportunity to thank all those Debentureholders who voted
on the proposed amendments.
Halifax-based Clarke invests in a variety of private and publicly-traded
businesses and participates actively where necessary to enhance
performance and increase return. Clarke's securities trade on the
Toronto Stock Exchange (CKI; CKI.DB.A); for more information about
Clarke Inc., please visit our website at www.clarkeinc.com.
SOURCE: CLARKE INC.
For further information:
Chief Financial Officer
Telephone: (902) 442-3000