Tuesday, July 5, 2011

China Security & Surveillance Technology Announces Expiration of "Go-Shop" Period

SHENZHEN, China, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. ("CSST" or the "Company") (NYSE: CSR; Nasdaq Dubai: CSR), a leading integrated surveillance and safety solutions provider in the PRC, today announced the expiration of the 60-day "go-shop" period pursuant to the terms of the previously announced Amended and Restated Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement"), entered into on May 3, 2011, among the Company, Rightmark Holdings Limited, Rightmark Merger Sub Limited and Mr. Guoshen Tu (solely for the purpose of Section 6.15).

Under the terms of the Merger Agreement, the Company and its subsidiaries and their respective representatives had the right to directly or indirectly initiate, solicit and encourage any alternative transaction proposals from third parties and enter into and maintain discussions or negotiations with respect to any alternative transaction proposals until 11:59 pm, New York City time, on July 2, 2011. During the "go-shop" period, at the direction of the special committee of the Company's board of directors, the financial advisor to the special committee contacted 68 parties, including 29 strategic parties and 39 financial sponsors, to solicit interest in a possible alternative transaction. Despite these solicitation efforts, the Company did not receive any alternative transaction proposals during the "go-shop" period.

Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, unaffiliated stockholders of the Company will have the right to receive $6.50 per share in cash without interest at the effective time of the merger. The completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of stockholder approval. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur in the third calendar quarter of 2011.

Shareholders have almost no other choice then to approve the $6.50. There are no other parties interested!

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