HALIFAX, June 13, 2016 /CNW/ - Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated (TSX: CLR) (the "Company" or "Clearwater") announces that it has filed an amended and restated management information circular (the "Amended Circular") with respect to its annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") to be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. The Amended Circular replaces and supersedes the management information circular of the Company dated May 30, 2016 and filed on SEDAR on June 3, 2016 in respect of the Meeting.
The Amended Circular has been amended to disclose indebtedness owed by an executive officer to Clearwater's subsidiary in the section entitled "Executive Compensation – Indebtedness of Directors and Officers".
Except as described above, the Amended Circular remains unchanged from the circular that was mailed to the shareholders of the Company and previously filed on SEDAR. A copy of the Amended Circular is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Shareholders may also contact the Company by telephone at (902) 457-8181, by mail to the Company's principal office at 757 Bedford Highway, Bedford, Nova Scotia, B4A 3Z7 or by email at [email protected] to request free printed copies of the Amended Circular.
Clearwater is one of North America's largest vertically integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, langoustines, crab, welk and groundfish.
Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.
SOURCE Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated
For further information: Tyrone Cotie, Treasurer, Clearwater, (902) 457-8181.