SHENZHEN, CHINA--(Marketwire - March 26, 2013) - New Energy Systems Group (NYSE MKT: NEWN) ("New Energy" or the "Company"), an original design manufacturer and distributor of Anytone® and MeePower® branded consumer backup power systems for mobile devices and solar related application products to service municipal power applications, today announced that its Board of Directors has received a notice from its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Weihe ("Jack") Yu, to withdraw his preliminary, non-binding proposal dated February 28, 2013, which stated that Mr. Yu intends to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company's common stock not currently owned by him in a going private transaction at a proposed price of $1.30 per share in cash. Mr. Yu currently beneficially owns approximately 13.65% of the Company's common stock.
Mr. Weihe ("Jack") Yu, Chairman and CEO of New Energy Systems Group, said, "The Company and I received many responses after my proposal letter was announced. Based on these feedbacks, I decided to withdraw my prior proposal letter. However, considering the Company's current situation and future development, the Company and I together will seek more applicable solutions for the Company."
About New Energy Systems Group
New Energy Systems Group is an original design manufacturer and distributor of lithium ion batteries and backup power systems for leading manufacturers of mobile phones, laptops, digital cameras, MP3s and a variety of other portable electronics. The Company's end-user consumer products are sold under the Anytone® and MeePower® brand in China and globally. The fast pace of new mobile device introductions in China combined with a growing middle class make it fertile ground for New Energy's end-user consumer products. Additional information about the company is available at: www.newenergysystemsgroup.com.
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