ACTION: Trimeris, Inc. (“TRMS”) has announced a special cash dividend of $1.00 per TRMS Common Share. The record date is December 19, 2008; payable date is December 29, 2008. The NASDAQ Global Select Market has set December 30, 2008 as the ex-distribution date for this distribution.
This corporate action will be coordinated with the Options Clearing Corporation.
CATEGORY: Special Cash Distribution
EQUITY SYMBOL: Trimeris, Inc. (“TRMS”)
ONECHICAGO SYMBOL: TRMS1C remains the same
CME FUTURES SYMBOL: TRM remains the same
EFFECTIVE DATE: Tuesday, December 30, 2008
MULTIPLIER: 100 (e.g., 1.00 equals $100.00)
DELIVERABLE PER CONTRACT: Trimeris, Inc. (“TRMS”) Common Shares
APPLICABLE CONTRACT MONTHS: January, February, March, June 2009
SETTLEMENT PRICES AND POSITIONS: The start of day prices for Tuesday, December 30, 2008 shall be reduced by the special cash distribution amount (i.e. $1.00) and rounded to the nearest penny from the Monday, December 29, 2008 settlement prices.
NOTES: The forecasted effect of the upcoming corporate event on each clearing firm’s positions can be viewed in infopac in the Corporate Event Initial Forecast Report (ONE712), the Corporate Event Final Forecast Report (ONE713), and the Corporate Event Forecast Audit Report (CPDBU710).
The details after the corporate event has been applied can be viewed in the Corporate Event Activity Report (ONE711).
If you have any questions regarding the information provided in the document, please call CME Clearing risk management hotline at (312) 648-3888.