BEIJING, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS) ("TAL" or the "Company"), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced that it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders at 42/F, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong, China, on August 26, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. (Beijing/Hong Kong time).
No proposal will be submitted for shareholder approval at the annual general meeting. Instead, the annual general meeting will serve as an open forum for shareholders and beneficial owners of the Company's American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") to discuss Company affairs with management.
The Board of Directors of the Company has fixed the close of business on August 5, 2011 as the record date (the "Record Date") for determining the shareholders entitled to receive notice of the annual general meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
Holders of record of the Company's common shares at the close of business on the Record Date are entitled to attend the annual general meeting and any adjournment or postponement thereof in person. Beneficial owners of the Company's ADSs are welcome to attend the annual general meeting in person.
The Company has filed its annual report on Form 20-F (the "Annual Report"), which includes the Company's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2011, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The Company's Annual Report can be accessed on the investor relations section of its website at http://en.xueersi.org/investor, as well as on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. Holders of the Company's common shares or ADSs may obtain a hard copy of the Annual Report free of charge by emailing the Company's Investor Relations Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to:
18/F, Hesheng Building 32 Zhongguancun Avenue, Haidian District Beijing 100080 People's Republic of China Attention: Ms. Willow Wu
About TAL Education Group
TAL Education Group, which operates under the brand "Xueersi," is a leading K-12 after-school tutoring service provider in China associated with high teaching quality and outstanding student academic performance. Its tutoring services cover the core subjects in China's school curriculum, including mathematics, English, Chinese, physics, chemistry and biology, and are delivered through three formats: small class, one-on-one, and online courses. The Company's network includes 199 physical learning centers as of May 31, 2011, located in ten key cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Xi'an. It also operates www.eduu.com, a leading online education platform in China. The Company's ADSs trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "XRS."
For investor and media inquiries please contact:
Willow Wu Investor Relations TAL Education Group Tel: +86-10-5292-6658 Email: email@example.com
Caroline Straathof IR Inside Tel: +31-6-5462-4301 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE TAL Education Group