|By Business Wire||
|July 24, 2014 04:30 PM EDT||
ViryaNet Limited (OTC QB:VRYAF), a leading provider of software solutions that optimize and allow for the continuous improvement of service processes for mobile workforces, announced today, that at special meetings of its Preferred and Ordinary Shareholders held on July 24, 2014, at 4 pm local time at the company’s principal executive offices at 8 HaMarpe Street, Har Hotzvim, Jerusalem 91450, Israel, the shareholders approved:
(i) the execution by the Company of, and the consummation by the Company of the transactions contemplated by, the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of June 10, 2014 (the “Merger Agreement”) by and among the Company, Verisae, Inc. (“Parent”), a Minnesota corporation, and Viking Acquisition Ltd. (“Merger Sub”), an Israeli company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent; (ii) the merger of Merger Sub with and into the Company (the “Merger”) on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Merger Agreement and in accordance with Sections 314-327 of the Israeli Companies Law, 1999 (together with the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, the “ICL”), following which Merger Sub will cease to exist as a separate legal entity and the Company will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Parent; and (iii) all other transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement, including, without limitation, with respect to insurance for the benefit of directors and executive officers of the Company.
The shareholders approved the Merger and all other transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement, with approximately 99.7% majority of the Ordinary Share votes cast and 100% of the Preferred A Share votes cast. The closing of the Merger remains subject to regulatory approvals in Israel and the satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Merger Agreement.
ViryaNet delivers mobile workforce management solutions that intelligently guide, automate, and optimize both simple and complex field service work, resulting in measurable business benefits. ViryaNet's products, pre-packaged solutions and people are recognized within the industry as innovative which in turn enables its' customers to be viewed as leaders within their respective industries. ViryaNet's G4 products specialize in the functions of scheduling and dispatching resources and enabling mobile field communication and are delivered in industry specific configurations. Embedding industry best practices and utilizing innovative technologies like ViryaNet's BPM Blueprint for Mobile Workforce Management™, Microsoft InfoPath® and device agnostic mobile solutions enable ViryaNet's products to be rapidly deployed and extended to support virtually any business process across a wide range of industries. ViryaNet is proud to call many of the world's leading utilities, the United States' largest pure rural telecommunications firm, the supermarkets' most respected retailer, and North America's largest auto insurer as customers. ViryaNet has strong partnerships with leading platform and system integration companies that enable it to have a global presence. Headquartered in Westborough, MA, ViryaNet has additional offices in the United States and Israel. For more information visit our website or follow us on twitter.
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