01/26/2015

LDK Solar Enters into Settlement and Mutual Release with SPI

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar”) announced today that, its subsidiary, LDK Solar International Company Limited (“LDK Solar HK”), has entered into a settlement and mutual release agreement with Solar Power, Inc. (“SPI”), an associate with approximately 30% equity investment by LDK Solar. Pursuant to the arrangement, LDK Solar HK agreed to release and discharge SPI from all actions, claims, demands, damages, obligations, liabilities, controversies and executions arising out of SPI’s payables of approximately $46 million to LDK Solar HK and subsidiaries, in exchange for a settlement amount of $11 million, in addition to the $17 million already paid by SPI. Pursuant to the settlement and mutual release agreement, SPI will pay the $11 million additional settlement amount in seven installments before December 31, 2015 in accordance with an agreed schedule. Unless extended with mutual agreement, LDK Solar HK is entitled to revoke the settlement arrangement should SPI default in the payment of any agreed installment for more than 30 days.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including risks and uncertainties disclosed in LDK Solar’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on information available to LDK Solar’s management as of the date such information was prepared and on its expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections as of such date. Actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results because of such and other risks and uncertainties. LDK Solar undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances, or changes in its expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections except as may be required by law.

Source: LDK Solar/ldksolar.com