This excerpt taken from the ATU DEF 14A filed May 26, 2006.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
To the Shareholders of
Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of Shareholders of ACTUANT CORPORATION, a Wisconsin corporation, will be held on July 7, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. central time at the Companys executive offices at 6100 North Baker Road, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209 for the following purposes:
all as set forth in the accompanying Proxy Statement.
The Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on May 15, 2006 as the record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the Special Meeting or any adjournment thereof.
Whether or not you expect to attend the Special Meeting, please mark, sign, date and return the enclosed proxy promptly in the accompanying envelope, which requires no postage if mailed in the United States. It is important that your shares be represented at the Special Meeting, whether your holdings are large or small. If for any reason you should desire to revoke your proxy, you may do so at any time before it is voted.
By Order of the Board of Directors,
ROBERT C. ARZBAECHER
Chairman of the Board
May 26, 2006