SHENZHEN, China and TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Nam Tai Property Inc. (“Nam Tai” or the “Company“) (NYSE Symbol: NTP) provides an update regarding the dismissal of its appeal before the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal in the British Virgin Islands (the “Court of Appeal“) against the judgment issued by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in the High Court of Justice in the British Virgin Islands (the “High Court“) on March 3, 2021 in relation to the litigation filed by IsZo Capital LP against the Company together with Greater Sail Limited and West Ridge Investment Company Limited on October 4, 2021 (the “Dismissal“).
A consequential hearing regarding the Dismissal was conducted on October 6, 2021 at which the Court of Appeal directed, among other things, that the Company may file application(s) to the Court of Appeal within 7 days of the direction, i.e. October 13, 2021, for: (i) conditional leave to appeal to the Privy Council; (ii) a stay pending any appeal to the Privy Council; and/or; (iii) a variation of the order of the Court of Appeal dated October 4, 2021. The hearing of the aforementioned applications is scheduled for November 8, 2021 (the “November 8 Hearing“).
Among the applications intending to be made by the Company it is prepared to invite the Court of Appeal to vary its order of October 4, 2021 that the Company shall convene a special meeting of shareholders regarding the election and/or removal of directors on November 30, 2021 (the “Proposed Special Meeting“) in compliance with the directions set out in schedule 1 to the order of the High Court dated March 3, 2021 (“Schedule 1“). Schedule 1 provides, among other things, that members registered at 4p.m. Eastern Time on March 15, 2021 shall be entitled to vote at the Proposed Special Meeting. Unless the Company succeeds in varying the order of the Court of Appeal in the November 8 Hearing, it is expected that some of its current shareholders will not be entitled to vote and will be affected by the outcome of the Proposed Special Meeting. The Company will provide updates to its shareholders from time to time as appropriate.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENT AND FACTORS THAT COULD CAUSE OUR SHARE PRICE TO DECLINE
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ABOUT NAM TAI PROPERTY INC.
We are a real estate developer and operator, mainly conducting business in Mainland China. Our main land resources are located in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (“Greater Bay Area”) and Wuxi, China, of which the three plots in Shenzhen will be developed into Nam Tai Inno Park, Nam Tai Technology Center and Nam Tai Inno Valley. We plan to build these technology parks into landmark parks in the region and provide high-quality industrial offices, industrial service spaces and supporting dormitories to the tenants. Based on the experience of developing and operating technology parks and an industrial relationship network accumulated over the past 40 years, we have also exported the operation model of technology parks to other industrial properties. Through an asset-light model, we have leased industrial properties for repositioning and business invitation. We will also expand the commercial and residential property business in China as an auxiliary development strategy of the Company. As the growth prospects of China maintain, we shall seize development opportunities in the Greater Bay Area and other first- and second-tier cities in China, and continue to strengthen and expand the business of industrial real estate, and commercial and residential properties. Nam Tai Property Inc. is a corporation registered in the British Virgin Islands and listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Symbol: “NTP”). Please refer to our corporate website (https://www.namtai.com/) or the SEC website (www.sec.gov) for our press releases and financial statements.