TITLE XXVII
CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PROPRIETORS OF COMMON LANDS

CHAPTER 293-A
NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT

Dissenters' Rights

Section 293-A:13.20

    293-A:13.20 Notice of Appraisal Rights. –
(a) Where any corporate action specified in RSA 293-A:13.02(a) is to be submitted to a vote at a shareholders' meeting, the meeting notice must state that the corporation has concluded that the shareholders are, are not or may be entitled to assert appraisal rights under this subdivision. If the corporation concludes that appraisal rights are or may be available, a copy of this subdivision must accompany the meeting notice sent to those record shareholders entitled to exercise appraisal rights.
(b) In a merger pursuant to RSA 293-A:11.05, the parent corporation must notify in writing all record shareholders of the subsidiary who are entitled to assert appraisal rights that the corporate action became effective. Such notice must be sent within 10 days after the corporate action became effective and include the materials described in RSA 293-A:13.22.
(c) Where any corporate action specified in RSA 293-A:13.02(a) is to be approved by written consent of the shareholders pursuant to RSA 293-A:7.04:
(1) written notice that appraisal rights are, are not or may be available must be sent to each record shareholder from whom a consent is solicited at the time consent of such shareholder is first solicited and, if the corporation has concluded that appraisal rights are or may be available, must be accompanied by a copy of this subdivision; and
(2) written notice that appraisal rights are, are not or may be available must be delivered together with the notice to non-consenting and nonvoting shareholders required by RSA 293-A:7.04(e) and (f), may include the materials described in RSA 293-A:13.22 and, if the corporation has concluded that appraisal rights are or may be available, must be accompanied by a copy of this subdivision.
(d) Where corporate action described in RSA 293-A:13.02(a) is proposed, or a merger pursuant to RSA 293-A:11.05 is effected, the notice referred to in RSA 293-A:13.20(a) or (c), if the corporation concludes that appraisal rights are or may be available, and in RSA 293-A:13.20(b) shall be accompanied by:
(1) the annual financial statements specified in RSA 293-A:16.20(a) of the corporation that issued the shares that may be subject to appraisal, which shall be as of a date ending not more than 16 months before the date of the notice and shall comply with RSA 293-A:16.20(b); provided that, if such annual financial statements are not reasonably available, the corporation shall provide reasonably equivalent financial information; and
(2) the latest available quarterly financial statements of such corporation, if any.
(e) The right to receive the information described in RSA 293-A:13.20(d) may be waived in writing by a shareholder before or after the corporate action.

Source. 2013, 142:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2014.