This excerpt taken from the LAB DEF 14A filed Apr 12, 2007.
New York, New York 10006
April 12, 2007
You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, at the Down Town Association, 60 Pine Street, New York, New York 10005.
The formal Notice of Meeting and the accompanying Proxy Statement set forth proposals for your consideration this year. This year, you are being asked to (1) elect two Class II directors and (2) ratify our appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2007.
At the meeting, our Board of Directors will be pleased to report on our affairs, and a discussion period will be provided for questions and comments of general interest to stockholders.
We look forward to greeting personally those of you who will be present at the meeting. However, whether or not you are able to be with us at the meeting, it is important that your shares be represented. Accordingly, you are requested to sign, date and mail, at your earliest convenience, the enclosed form of proxy in the envelope provided. In addition, to facilitate your representation at the meeting, you may vote your shares by accessing the special web site indicated on the proxy card, as more fully explained in the internet voting instructions on the proxy card.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Very truly yours,
GEORGE M.L. LABRANCHE, IV
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and