MANKATO, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 19, 2014--
Enventis Corporation (NASDAQ: ENVE), announced it has established a
record date and a meeting date for a special meeting of its shareholders
to consider and vote upon a proposal to adopt the previously announced
merger agreement, dated as of June 29, 2014, with Consolidated
Communications Holdings, Inc.
Enventis shareholders of record at the close of business on Thursday,
August 21, 2014, will be entitled to notice of the special meeting and
to vote at the special meeting. The special meeting will be held on
Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 8 a.m., CDT, at the Enventis corporate
headquarters, located at 221 East Hickory St., Mankato, Minn.
Enventis (NASDAQ: ENVE)
is a leading provider of advanced communication solutions including data,
services to businesses throughout the upper Midwest. The company also
provides residential broadband services in select southern Minnesota and
northwest Iowa communities. The Enventis fiber network spans more than
4,200 route miles across Minnesota and into Iowa, North Dakota, South
Dakota and Wisconsin. The company has 520 employees with corporate
headquarters located in Mankato, Minn. Learn more about Enventis at www.enventis.com.
About Consolidated Communications
Founded more than a
century ago, Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL) provides advanced
communications services to both residential and business customers in
California, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania.
Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of services over its
technologically advanced IP-based network, including local and long
distance telephone, Digital Phone, high-speed Internet access and
Digital TV. Additional information about Consolidated Communications and
its products and services is available at www.consolidated.com.
This communication relates to the
proposed merger transaction pursuant to the terms of the Agreement and
Plan of Merger, dated as of June 29, 2014, among Enventis Corporation
(“Enventis”), Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.
(“Consolidated”) and Sky Merger Sub Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Consolidated has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission
(“SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4 in connection with the
proposed merger transaction that includes the preliminary proxy
statement of Enventis, which also constitutes a prospectus of
Consolidated. Enventis will send to its shareholders the definitive
joint proxy statement/prospectus regarding the proposed merger
transaction when it becomes available. Enventis urges investors and
security holders to read the joint proxy statement/prospectus (including
all amendments and supplements to it) and other documents relating to
the merger transaction, because they contain important information about
Enventis, Consolidated and the proposed transaction. Investors and
security holders may obtain a free copy of the Form S-4 and the
preliminary joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents
relating to the merger transaction from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov,
by accessing Consolidated’s filings and Consolidated’s website at www.consolidated.com.
In addition, copies of the preliminary joint proxy statement/prospectus
and such other documents may be obtained from Enventis free of charge by
directing a request to Enventis Corporation, 221 East Hickory Street,
P.O. Box 3248, Mankato, MN 56002-3248, Attn: Investor Relations,
telephone: (507) 386-3765.
Certain Information Regarding Participants
Enventis and its
directors and executive officers may be deemed, under SEC rules, to be
participants in the solicitation of proxies from Enventis’ shareholders
with respect to the proposed merger transaction. Security holders may
obtain information regarding the names, affiliations and interests of
such individuals in the proposed merger transaction in the preliminary
joint proxy statement/prospectus that was included in the registration
statement on Form S-4 filed by Consolidated on August 8, 2014. Copies of
the Form S-4 and the joint preliminary proxy statement/prospectus may be
obtained free of charge as set forth in the previous paragraph.
Source: Enventis Corporation
Enventis Corporation Contact:
Jennifer Spaude, 507-386-3765
of Marketing, Public & Investor Relations
Matt Smith, 217-258-2959
& VP of Finance