September 4, 2008
Sinovac Adjourns Annual General Meeting
BEIJING, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. , a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced that its Annual General Meeting originally scheduled for September 4, 2008 has been adjourned to September 18, 2008.
At the September 4, 2008 Annual General Meeting, the required quorum of a majority of the outstanding shares was not present. In accordance with Antigua law, the meeting is adjourned to September 18, 2008 (the same day two weeks after September 4), at 9 a.m. Beijing time at Sinovac's headquarters located at No. 39, Shangdi Xi Rd., Haidian District, Beijing, PRC (the same time and place as the originally scheduled meeting). Under Antigua law and in compliance with American Stock Exchange requirements, if a quorum is not present within thirty minutes of the appointed time for holding the adjourned meeting, the shareholders then present representing at least one-third of the total outstanding shares will constitute a quorum.
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacture and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases. Sinovac's commercialized vaccines include Healive(R) (hepatitis A), Bilive(R) (combined hepatitis A and B), Anflu(R) (influenza) and Panflu(TM) (H5N1). Sinovac is currently developing Universal Pandemic Influenza vaccine and Japanese encephalitis vaccine. Additional information about Sinovac is available on its website, http://www.sinovac.com/ . To be added to our distribution list, please email: [email protected]
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For more information, please contact: Helen G. Yang Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Tel: +86-10-8289-9871 Fax: +86-10-6296-6910 Email: [email protected] Investors/Media: Stephanie Carrington/Janine McCargo The Ruth Group Tel: +1-646-536-7017/7033 Email: [email protected] [email protected]
Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
CONTACT: Helen G. Yang of Sinovac Biotech Ltd., +86-10-8289-9871, or fax,+86-10-6296-6910, or [email protected]; Or Investors/Media: StephanieCarrington/Janine McCargo of The Ruth Group, +1-646-536-7017/7033, [email protected] or [email protected]
Web site: http://www.sinovac.com/