Miami-Based Edd Helms Group Goes Private
Edd Helms Group, Inc. (OTC symbol: eddh.pk) today announced the filing on April 30, 2009 of its Schedule 14C Definitive Information Statmement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") in connection with a "going private" transaction involving an amendment to the Company's Articles of Incorporation to effectuate a 1-for-2,000 reverse stock split. Fractional shares will be redeemed for cash consideration of $0.40 per pre-split share.
This reverse stock split will be effective June 8, 2009, at which time the Company will become privately-held. As a privately-held company, Edd Helms Group, Inc. will terminate its periodic reporting obligations to the SEC, will terminate the registration of its common stock, and will terminate the quotation of its common stock in the Pink Sheets. This reverse stock split and repurchase of fractional shares has already received the approval of the principal group of the Company's shareholders, consisting of Edd Helms, Wade Helms, Charlene Helms Freedland, Sherrie Helms, and Vicki Helms. These related parties currently hold approximately 89% of the outstanding stock of Edd Helms Group, Inc. This majority shareholder approval is reflected in a Rule 13e-3 Transaction Statement, which was also filed on April 30, 2009 with the SEC. Further shareholder proxies will not be requested nor are they required for approval. Registrar and Transfer Company, the Company's stock transfer agent, will begin a mailing of the Schedule 14C Definitive Information Statement to all shareholders of record as of April 23, 2009. A shareholders meeting will be held at 10AM on May 28th at the offices of Edd Helms Group, Inc. in Miami, Florida, where this transaction will be adopted and approved by holders of shares representing a majority of the voting power of Edd Helms Group, Inc. Copies of the above-described SEC filings and detailed shareholder instructions are now available on the SEC EDGAR site and will be available shortly on the Edd Helms website at www.eddhelms.com.