LAS VEGAS, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific
Corporation (NASDAQ: APFC) today announced that it will nominate Ian Haft, an
executive experienced in finance and investments, for election to its board
of directors at the upcoming 2013 annual stockholder meeting. Mr. Haft,
Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Cornwall Capital Management LP, had
been recommended by Cornwall Master LP.
Further, the Company also announced that it has entered into
an agreement with Cornwall Master LP, Cornwall Capital Management LP,
Cornwall GP, LLC, CMGP LLC, and James Mai (collectively,
"Cornwall") to resolve a potential proxy contest. Among other
agreements among the parties, Cornwall has agreed to vote its shares in
support of all the board's director nominees at the Company's 2013 annual
Dr. Joseph Carleone, President and
CEO of American Pacific Corporation, stated, "Mr. Haft will bring
relevant financial experience to the board of directors if elected.
Management and the board of American Pacific look forward to continuing their
work to enhance stockholder value." Mr. Mai, Managing Member of
Cornwall Master LP's general partner, stated, "Cornwall is pleased that
the Company has agreed to nominate an individual experienced in finance and
investments to the Company's board of directors."
The principal terms of the agreement with Cornwall can be
found in a Current Report on Form 8-K to be filed by the Company with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. The agreement is attached as an
exhibit to that Form 8-K.
RISK FACTORS/FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Statements contained in this press release that are not purely
historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act
of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
as amended. Such forward-looking statements include statements regarding
AMPAC's expectations, beliefs or intentions regarding the future and other
statements of management's opinion. Forward-looking statements in this press
release include, without limitation, statements concerning or relating to
AMPAC's work to enhance stockholder value and Mr. Haft's anticipated
contributions to AMPAC's board of directors. Words such as
"anticipate", "expect", "can", "will"
and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors that may cause AMPAC's actual results, market performance or
achievements to differ materially from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The
inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a
representation by AMPAC that any of its expectations will be achieved.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking
statements include risks and uncertainties detailed in AMPAC's periodic and
other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in
Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Operations and in Risk Factors in AMPAC's annual report on Form 10-K for the
fiscal year ended September 30, 2012. All forward-looking statements
contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof, based on
information available to AMPAC as of the date hereof, and AMPAC assumes no
obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether for actual
results or otherwise, except as required by law.
ABOUT AMERICAN PACIFIC CORPORATION
American Pacific Corporation (AMPAC) is a leading custom
manufacturer of fine and specialty chemicals. AMPAC supplies active
pharmaceutical ingredients and advanced intermediates to the pharmaceutical
industry. For the aerospace and defense industry, AMPAC provides specialty
chemicals used in solid rocket motors for space launch and military missiles.
AMPAC produces clean agent chemicals for the fire protection industry, as
well as electro-chemical equipment for the water treatment industry.
Additional information about can be found at www.apfc.com.
Contact: Investor Relations – (702) 735-2200
SOURCE American Pacific Corporation