NORWALK, Conn. — Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today announced that it has taken an appeal from the decision enjoining the Fuji Xerox combination. Xerox strongly believes that the decision is contrary to well-established New York law vesting the Board of Directors of Xerox with the business judgment to enter into the transaction agreement with Fujifilm (the “Transaction”) and that the decision to approve should rest with Xerox’s shareholders, not the Court.
The appeal disputes the court’s finding that the Xerox Board breached their fiduciary duties in approving the Transaction. To the contrary, the Xerox Board unanimously authorized the Transaction after months-long discussions and deliberations, and based on its good faith judgment that the Transaction represented the value-maximizing alternative for the company’s shareholders.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
This communication may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of the transaction with FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (“Fujifilm”) described herein (the “Transaction”) and/or the matters to be considered at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2018 Annual Meeting”) of Xerox Corporation (“Xerox”). Xerox has filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with the 2018 Annual Meeting and plans to file with the SEC and furnish to Xerox’s shareholders a definitive proxy statement in connection with the 2018 Annual Meeting, a proxy statement in connection with the Transaction and other relevant documents. BEFORE MAKING ANY VOTING DECISION, XEROX’S SHAREHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENTS AND OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED OR TO BE FILED WITH THE SEC IN CONNECTION WITH THE TRANSACTION AND/OR THE 2018 ANNUAL MEETING OR INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE IN THE PROXY STATEMENTS BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRANSACTION AND/OR THE 2018 ANNUAL MEETING AND THE PARTIES RELATED THERETO. Xerox’s shareholders will be able to obtain a free copy of documents filed with the SEC at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. In addition, Xerox’s shareholders may obtain a free copy of Xerox’s filings with the SEC from Xerox’s website at http://www.xerox.com under the heading “Investor Relations” and then under the heading “SEC Filings.”
Participants in the Solicitation
The directors, executive officers and certain other members of management and employees of Xerox may be deemed “participants” in the solicitation of proxies from shareholders of Xerox in favor of the Transaction or in connection with the matters to be considered at the 2018 Annual Meeting. Information regarding the persons who may, under the rules of the SEC, be considered participants in the solicitation of the shareholders of Xerox in connection with the Transaction or the 2018 Annual Meeting will be set forth in the applicable proxy statement and other relevant documents to be filed with the SEC. You can find information about Xerox’s executive officers and directors in Xerox’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Xerox’s and such persons’ other filings with the SEC and in Xerox’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on Schedule 14A.