Nu Horizons Electronics 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 26, 2010
Nu Horizons Electronics Corp.
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On October 26, 2010, Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that it will hold a special meeting of its stockholders at 10:00 a.m., New York time, on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington, 598 Broadhollow Road, Melville, New York 11747 for the purpose of considering a proposal to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) dated as of September 19, 2010 between the Company, Arrow Electronics, Inc., a New York corporation (“Arrow”), and Neptune Acquisition Corporation, Inc., a Delaware corporation and direct wholly-owned subsidiary of Arrow (the “Merger Agreement”). The Company’s stockholders of record as of the close of business on Monday, October 25, 2010 will be entitled to receive notice and to vote at the special meeting. The adoption of the Merger Agreement requires the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company entitled to vote at the special meeting. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed merger between the Company and Arrow pursuant to the Merger Agreement, the Company intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), a definitive proxy statement for the stockholders of the Company, and each of the Company and Arrow may file other documents with the SEC regarding the proposed merger transaction. BEFORE MAKING ANY VOTING OR INVESTMENT DECISION, THE COMPANY’S STOCKHOLDERS AND INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED MERGER. Investors and stockholders will be able to obtain, without charge, a copy of the proxy statement, as well as other relevant documents containing important information about the Company and Arrow at the SEC’s website (http://www.sec.gov) once such documents are filed with the SEC. The Company’s stockholders will also be able to obtain, without charge, a copy of the definitive proxy statement and other relevant documents when they become available by directing a request by mail or telephone to Nu Horizons Electronics Corp., 70 Maxess Road, Melville, New York 11747, Attention: Corporate Secretary, (631) 396-5000. Information about the Company’s directors and executive officers and other persons who may be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Company’s stockholders is set forth in the Company’s preliminary proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the SEC on October 12, 2010 and will be contained in the definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A when filed with the SEC.
The following exhibits are filed herewith:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.