Luby’s. Inc., announced that, at the initiation of the Special Committee of the Board of Directors, the Company has retained JLL to assist it in the orderly sale of the Company’s real estate holdings as part of its previously announced sale of operating divisions and assets, including real estate assets. The Company currently operates 60 Luby’s Cafeteria restaurants and 24 Fuddruckers restaurants.
The Company has proposed a plan of liquidation and dissolution (the “Plan”) to maximize stockholder value. Under the Plan, the sale of the Company’s assets would be followed by payment of liabilities and subsequent distribution of net proceeds to the Company’s stockholders. Afterwards, the Plan calls for the Company to be dissolved.
The Company previously filed with the SEC a proxy statement regarding, among other things, the Company seeking approval of the Plan by stockholders. The Company has scheduled a stockholders meeting to approve the Plan on November 17, 2020.
The Special Committee noted that the hiring of JLL to assist the Company in marketing and selling its real estate holdings is the next logical step in executing the Plan and to help facilitate obtaining the highest values on the best terms for the real estate holdings of the Company, all in an effort to maximize stockholder value.
Important Additional Information filed with the SEC
The Company has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a definitive proxy statement and a supplement thereto (together, the “Definitive Proxy Statement”) and other relevant materials. THE COMPANY’S STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND THE OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS THAT THE COMPANY WILL FILE WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY AND THE PLAN. Stockholders may obtain a free copy of the Definitive Proxy Statement and the other relevant materials, and any other documents filed by the company with the SEC, at the SEC’s web site at http://www.sec.gov. A free copy of the Definitive Proxy Statement and other documents filed with the SEC by the Company may also be obtained by directing a written request to: Luby’s, Inc., Investor Relations, 13111 Northwest Freeway, Suite 600, Houston, Texas 77040 or at http://www.lubysinc.com/investors/filings. Stockholders are urged to read the proxy statement and the other relevant materials when they become available before making any voting or investment decision with respect to the Plan.
Participants in the Solicitation
The Company and its directors and executive officers are participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Company’s stockholders. Information about the participants and any interests they have in the Plan are set forth in the Definitive Proxy Statement. Additional information regarding these individuals may be found in the Company’s proxy statement for its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on December 30, 2019. These documents may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. In addition, stockholders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by the Company by directing a written request to: Luby’s, Inc., Investor Relations, 13111 Northwest Freeway, Suite 600, Houston, Texas 77040 or at http://www.lubysinc.com/investors/filings.
Luby’s, Inc. operates two core restaurant brands: Luby’s Cafeterias and Fuddruckers. Luby’s is also the franchisor for the Fuddruckers restaurant brand. In addition, through its Luby’s Culinary Contract Services business segment, Luby’s provides food service management to sites consisting of healthcare, corporate dining locations, sports stadiums, and sales through retail grocery stores.
JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion in 2019, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 92,000 as of September 30, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.
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