FOR RELEASE 8:00 AM EST
Wednesday, February 6, 2002
John S. Kirk
CE Software, Inc.
Software, Inc. Offers to Purchase Odd-lot Shares
West Des Moines,
Iowa, February 6, 2002 -- CE Software, Inc., (OTCBB Symbol: CESW) announces that
it is offering to purchase, at no cost to the holders, shares of CE Software stock
from shareholders who, as of January 31, 2002, owned fewer than 100 shares.
Each qualifying shareholder
who wishes to participate must send us an acceptance form obtained by visiting our
Web site at www.cesoft.com/oddlot or by writing to us at CE Software, Inc., Attn:
Secretary, P.O. Box 65580, W. Des Moines, IA 50265 or by calling 515-221-1801 extension
1870 (Joseph I. Gray, Controller) or 2111 (John S. Kirk, President).
The repurchase offer,
which is being made to eligible "odd-lot" shareholders (holders of fewer
than 100 shares) will allow such shareholders, on a purely voluntary basis, to sell
all of their CE shares to CE without being charged a brokerage commission or any
Many of the shareholders
of CE Software may be holding on to their shares just because the commissions to
sell could be greater than the value of the shares themselves. The program gives
eligible shareholders a convenient and cost-effective way to sell these shares.
who wish to participate must sell all of their CE shares. Partial tenders will not
be accepted and there are no withdrawal rights. Participating shareholders will be
paid $.35 per share. This price represents a premium to the price of CE shares as
of January 31, 2002.
This odd-lot repurchase
offer expires on September 30, 2002. Questions should be directed to John S. Kirk,
President, at CE Software, Inc. at the above address or telephone number.
Since 1981, CE Software,
Inc. has developed automation utilities and e-mail software that save time and effort
for millions of Microsoft Windows and Macintosh users. For more information: (515)
221-1801 or www.cesoft.com.
(c) Copyright 2002
CE Software, Inc. All rights reserved. QuicKeys and QuickConference are registered
trademarks of CE Software, Inc. QuickMail, InOut Tracker, CE Software, CE and the
CE Software logo are trademarks of CE Software, Inc. All other brand or product names
are trademarks of their respective owners.