RR Donnelley to Acquire Bowne for $481 Million in Cash
In connection with the proposed Merger, Bowne & Co., Inc. will file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), and will furnish to its shareholders, a proxy statement. Shareholders are advised to read the proxy statement when it is finalized and distributed, because it will contain important information about the proposed Merger. Shareholders will be able to obtain, free of charge, a copy of the proxy statement (when available) and other relevant documents filed with the SEC from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Shareholders will also be able to obtain a free copy of the proxy statement and other relevant documents (when available) by directing a request by mail or telephone to Bowne & Co., Inc., 55 Water Street, New York, NY 10041, Attention: Corporate Secretary, telephone (212) 658-5805, or from Bowne's website, www.bowne.com.
Bowne and certain of its directors and executive officers may, under the rules of the SEC, be deemed to be "participants" in the solicitation of proxies from shareholders of Bowne & Co., Inc. in respect of the proposed Merger. Information regarding the interests of such persons in the Merger will be set forth in Bowne's proxy statement. Information regarding such persons and their beneficial ownership of Bowne & Co., Inc. common stock as of April 1, 2009 is also set forth in the Schedule 14A filed by Bowne & Co., Inc. with the SEC on April 15, 2009.
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NASDAQ: RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. Founded more than 145 years ago, the company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services to leading clients in virtually every private and public sector.