Equus Total Return DEFA14A 2007
SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION
Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Filed by the Registrant x Filed by Party other than the Registrant ¨
Check the appropriate box:
EQUUS TOTAL RETURN, INC.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Kenneth I. Denos, 2727 Allen Parkway, 13th Floor, Houston, TX 77019
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement)
Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):
The Script (Level I)
Good (morning, afternoon, evening,) My name is (Full Name).
I am calling on behalf of a current investment with ______________________.
May I please speak with Mr./Mrs. (full name)?
Good _____________ Mr./Mrs. ___________, I wanted to confirm that you have received the proxy material for the shareholder meeting scheduled for _________.
Have you received the information?
If Yes or positive response:
If youre not able to attend the meeting, I can record your voting instructions by phone.
Your Board of Directors is recommending a vote in favor.
If No or negative response:
Is your address (Verify Address from Registration in Pavlov and if it is correct then ask) Is there a chance you might have received the material but misplaced or thrown it out?
If no: We will be mailing you a new set of material, when you receive it please call us right away at 800-330-8705 to register your vote.
If Yes or positive response:
I would be happy to review the meeting agenda and record your vote by phone.
However, the Board of Directors is recommending a vote in favor.
Would you like to vote along with the Boards Recommendation?
Would you like to vote all of your accounts accordingly?
*Confirmation I am recording your (in favor/against/abstain) vote.
For confirmation purposes:
For Shareholders who have misplaced or thrown out the original proxy statement (only): If you would like, we can send you another proxy statement for your records. If no: thank them for their vote. If Yes: thank them for their vote and make sure to disposition them for re-mail.
Thank you. You will receive written confirmation of your voting instructions in 3 to 5 business days. Once you receive your confirmation, if you have any questions, feel free to contact us at the toll free number listed on the confirmation. Mr./Ms. ___________, your vote is important and your time is greatly appreciated. Thank you and have a good (insert appropriate closing).
If shareholder asks what we mean by all accounts accordingly
This means would you like to vote all of your accounts ________. (In favor, against, or abstaining)
If shareholder asks how many accounts he has.
Currently my system shows ____ accounts, but depending on how the account is registered, additional accounts may not be grouped with your main account.
If shareholder will not vote until the material is received:
Due to time constraints, we are e-mailing proxy materials to ensure delivery before the meeting date.