HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE: CAM) announced today that its board of directors has established a record date and a meeting date for a special meeting of stockholders to approve the previously announced proposed acquisition of Cameron by Schlumberger in a stock and cash transaction.
Cameron stockholders of record at the close of business on November 16, 2015, will be entitled to notice of the special meeting and to vote upon the proposed transaction at the meeting. The special meeting is scheduled to be held on December 17, 2015.
Cameron will make available to all stockholders of record important information about the meeting and the matter to be considered. Stockholders are urged to review that information when it becomes available.
Cameron is a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil and gas industries.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document includes forward-looking statements made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Among other things, these forward-looking statements may include statements regarding the proposed merger between the Company and Schlumberger; our beliefs relating to value creation as a result of a potential combination with Schlumberger; the expected timetable for completing the transaction; benefits and synergies of the transaction; future opportunities for the combined company; and any other statements regarding the Company's and Schlumberger's future beliefs, expectations, plans, intentions, financial condition or performance. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by law.
No Offer or Solicitation
This communication is neither an offer to buy, nor a solicitation of an offer to sell, subscribe for or buy any securities or the solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction pursuant to or in connection with the proposed transactions or otherwise, nor shall there be any sale, issuance or transfer of securities in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable law. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and otherwise in accordance with applicable law.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
The proposed transaction involving Schlumberger and the Company will be submitted to the Company's stockholders for their consideration. In connection with the proposed transaction, Schlumberger has filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") that includes a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus for the Company's stockholders. The Company will mail a definitive proxy statement/prospectus to its stockholders. Both the Company and Schlumberger will file other documents regarding the proposed transaction with the SEC. This communication is not intended to be, and is not, a substitute for such filings or for any other document that Schlumberger or the Company may file with the SEC in connection with the proposed transaction. SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ ALL RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, INCLUDING THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-4 AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS, CAREFULLY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. The registration statement, the proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials (when they become available) and any other documents filed or furnished by Schlumberger or the Company with the SEC may be obtained free of charge at the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, security holders will be able to obtain free copies of the registration statement and the proxy statement/prospectus from Schlumberger by going to its investor relations page on its corporate web site at www.slb.com and from the Company by going to its investor relations page on its corporate web site at www.c-a-m.com.
Participants in Solicitation
Schlumberger, the Company, their respective directors and certain of their respective executive officers and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed transaction. Information about Schlumberger's directors and executive officers is set forth in its definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on February 19, 2015 and information about the Company's directors and executive officers is set forth in its definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on March 27, 2015. These documents are available free of charge from the sources indicated above, and from Schlumberger by going to its investor relations page on its corporate web site at www.slb.com and from the Company by going to its investor relations page on its corporate web site at www.c-a-m.com. Additional information regarding the interests of participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed transaction will be included in the registration statement, the proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials Schlumberger and the Company file with the SEC.