Capitol Bancorp DEFA14A 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
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SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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YOUR RESPONSE TO THIS SOLICITATION IS
September 8, 2010
Dear Trust Preferred Shareholder:
Please be advised that the Consent Solicitation deadline has been extended to 5:00 P.M. EDT on September 22, 2010.
If you have not yet delivered your consent or if you have already voted against the Proposed Amendments, we encourage you to consent your shares using the enclosed duplicate instruction form as soon as possible.
This Consent Solicitation applies only to the adoption of the Proposed Amendments to the Indenture and the Guarantee Agreement. You are not being asked, in this solicitation, to consent to the Related Transactions or to tender any of the Trust Preferred Securities that you hold.
YOUR RESPONSE TO THIS SOLICITATION IS IMPORTANT!
PLEASE VOTE TODAY!
Failure to Consent will have the same effect as a vote against approval of the Proposed Amendments.
For your convenience, we have enclosed a duplicate consent form. We have also made arrangements to allow you to consent via telephone or internet by following the instructions listed on the consent form. We hope that we can count on your support for the Proposed Amendments to the Indenture and Guarantee Agreement. If you have any questions, or need assistance in voting your shares, we encourage you to call our consent solicitor, MacKenzie Partners, Inc. at (800) 322-2885.
Capitol Bancorp Limited