LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Thomas Properties Group, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:TPGI) announced today that the Company will hold a Special Meeting of its Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, at 515 South Flower Street, Sixth Floor, Los Angeles, California 90071. The record date for determination of stockholders entitled to vote at the Special Meeting has been set as the close of business on Monday, November 11, 2013. At the Special Meeting, the Company’s stockholders will vote on the previously announced agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which the Company will merge with and into Parkway Properties, Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction, as well as other related proposals. Completion of the transaction is subject to the approval of shareholders of both companies and satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
About Thomas Properties Group, Inc.
Thomas Properties Group, Inc., is a full-service real estate company that owns, acquires, develops and manages primarily office, as well as mixed-use and residential properties on a nationwide basis. The company's primary areas of focus are the acquisition and ownership of premier properties, both on a consolidated basis and through its strategic joint ventures, property development and redevelopment, and property management and leasing activities. For more information about Thomas Properties Group, Inc., please visit www.tpgre.com.
Forward Looking Statements
Statements made in this press release that are not historical may contain forward-looking statements which are based on TPGI’s current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the benefits of the agreements recently entered into by TPGI. Although TPGI believes the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, these statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from TPGI’s expectations include TPGI’s ability to obtain lender consent to such transactions, actual and perceived trends in various national and economic conditions that affect global and regional markets for commercial real estate services (including interest rates), the availability of credit and equity investors to finance commercial real estate transactions, our ability to enter into or renew leases at favorable rates, which can be impacted by the financial condition of our tenants, risks associated with the success of our development and property redevelopment projects, general volatility in the securities and credit markets, and the impact of tax laws affecting real estate. For a discussion of some of the factors that may cause our results to differ from management’s expectations, see the information under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and our subsequent Form 10-Q quarterly reports, each of which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. TPGI disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Additional Information about the Proposed Merger and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed merger transaction with Parkway Properties, Inc. (“Parkway”), Parkway has filed with the SEC a registration statement on Form S-4 that includes a joint proxy statement of Parkway and the Company that also constitutes a prospectus of Parkway. Parkway and the Company also plan to file other relevant documents with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction. INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS AND OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. You may obtain a free copy of the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents filed by Parkway and the Company with the SEC at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the documents filed by Parkway with the SEC will be available free of charge on Parkway’s website at www.pky.com or by contacting Parkway Investor Relations at (407) 650-0593. Copies of the documents filed by the Company with the SEC will be available free of charge on the Company’s website at www.tpgre.com or by contacting Thomas Properties Investor Relations at (213) 613-1900. Parkway and the Company and their respective directors and executive officers and other members of management and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in respect of the proposed transaction. You can find information about Parkway’s executive officers and directors in Parkway’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on April 4, 2013. You can find information about the Company’s executive officers and directors in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on April 30, 2013. Additional information regarding the interests of such potential participants is included in the joint proxy statement/prospectus and may be included in other relevant documents filed with the SEC if and when they become available. You may obtain free copies of these documents from Parkway or the Company using the sources indicated above. This document shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offering of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.