This excerpt taken from the MUE DEFA14A filed Jun 22, 2006.
In connection with the proposed transaction, a registration statement of New BlackRock Inc. (New BlackRock) which includes a preliminary proxy statement of New BlackRock and other materials have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) and are publicly available. Investors are urged to read the registration statement and other materials when they are available because they contain important information. Investors will be able to obtain free copies of the registration statement and proxy statement, when they become available, as well as other filings containing information about BlackRock and Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (Merrill Lynch), at the SECs Internet site (http://www.sec.gov).
Merrill Lynch, BlackRock and their respective directors and executive officers and other members of management and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from BlackRock stockholders in respect of the proposed transaction. Information regarding Merrill Lynchs directors and executive officers is available in its proxy statement for its 2006 annual meeting of stockholders, dated March 10, 2006, and information regarding BlackRocks directors and executive officers is available in its proxy statement for its 2006 annual meeting of stockholders, dated April 28, 2006. Additional information regarding the interests of such potential participants will be included in the registration statement and the other relevant documents filed with the SEC when they become available.