WisdomTree confirms receipt of nominations for directors of
NEW YORK, March 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (“WisdomTree” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WETF), an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product ( “ETP”), sponsor and asset manager, today confirmed receipt of notice from shareholders of WisdomTree ETFS Capital Limited and Lion Point Capital regarding their intention to nominate certain individuals to stand for election to the Board of directors of WisdomTree (the “Board”) at the company’s 2022 general meeting. Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2022 Annual Meeting”). At the 2022 Annual Meeting, two Class II Directors are standing for election.
The board and its nominating and governance committee will review proposed director nominees and present the board’s recommendation for director nominees in the company’s definitive proxy statement, which will be filed with the Securities and United States Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and mailed to all WisdomTree shareholders entitled to vote at the 2022 General Meeting. The date of the 2022 General Meeting has not yet been announced.
WisdomTree shareholders are not required to take any action at this time.
BofA Securities is acting as financial advisor and Goodwin Procter LLP is acting as legal advisor to WisdomTree. Innisfree M&A is acting as attorney-at-law and Abernathy MacGregor as strategic communications advisor.
WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries in the United States and Europe (collectively, “WisdomTree”), is an ETF and ETP sponsor and asset manager headquartered in New York. WisdomTree offers products covering stocks, commodities, fixed income, leveraged and inverse strategies, currencies, cryptocurrencies and alternative strategies. WisdomTree currently has approximately $78 billion in assets under management worldwide.
WisdomTree® is the trading name of WisdomTree Investments, Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide.
Important additional information and where to find it
WisdomTree intends to file a proxy statement on Schedule 14A, an appendix WHITE proxy card and other relevant documents with the SEC in connection with this solicitation of proxies from WisdomTree stockholders for WisdomTree’s 2022 annual meeting. WISDOMTREE SHAREHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WISDOMTREE’S DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT (INCLUDING ANY AMENDMENTS OR ADDITIONS), THE WHITE PROXY CARD AND ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AS THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors and shareholders may obtain a copy of the definitive proxy statement, a WHITE proxy card, any amendments or supplements to the definitive proxy statement and other documents that WisdomTree files free of charge with the SEC at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Copies will also be available free of charge in the “SEC Filings” subsection of the “Financial Information” section of WisdomTree’s Investor Relations website at http://ir.wisdomtree.com/ or by contacting Jeremy Campbell, Director of Investor Relations, at [email protected], as soon as reasonably possible after such materials are electronically filed with or furnished to the SEC.
Certain Information Regarding Participants in the Solicitation
WisdomTree, its directors and certain of its officers may be considered participants in WisdomTree’s solicitation of proxies from WisdomTree shareholders in connection with matters to be considered at WisdomTree’s 2022 annual meeting. Information regarding the direct and indirect interests, by stockholding or otherwise, of the directors and officers of WisdomTree, in WisdomTree is included in WisdomTree’s proxy statement as Schedule 14A for its annual meeting of stockholders of 2021, filed with the SEC on April 30, 2021, WisdomTree’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, filed with the SEC on February 25, 2022, and in WisdomTree’s Current Reports on Form 8-K filed with the SEC from time to time. Changes in the direct or indirect interests of directors and officers of WisdomTree are set forth in filings with the SEC on Initial Declarations of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 3, Declarations of Changes in Beneficial Ownership on Form 4 and annual declarations of changes in beneficial ownership of securities. on Form 5. These documents are available free of charge as described above. Updated information regarding the identity of potential participants and their direct or indirect interests, by title or otherwise, in WisdomTree will be set forth in WisdomTree’s definitive proxy statement for WisdomTree’s 2022 Annual Meeting and other materials. relevant to file with the SEC, if and when they become available.
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