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OF AMERICA LLC
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INVESTMENT PARTNERS LLC
CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC
VALUE OPPORTUNITY FUND LP
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CAPITAL MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES THAT IT INTENDS TO
PROXIES IN OPPOSITION TO
OF AMERICA’S NOMINEES FOR DIRECTOR
NY - Locksmith Capital Management LLC (“Locksmith”) announces that it intends to
file a proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission and solicit
proxies in opposition to the nominees proposed by TravelCenters of America
(AMEX - TA). The affirmative vote of a majority of the TravelCenters’
outstanding common stock entitled to vote at the meeting is necessary to elect
the director nominees.
continue to be amazed that Barry Portnoy, Arthur G. Koumantzelis, Thomas M.
O'brien, Barbara D. Gilmore and Patrick F. Donelan have spent a significant
amount of shareholder money in order to disenfranchise its shareholders,” said
Timothy Brog, Managing Director of Locksmith Capital Management LLC. “Instead of
allowing shareholders an opportunity to vote for our nominees and shareholder
proposals, they invoked meaningless technicalities in order to create a Soviet
style election and entrench the current Board of Directors. This Board has
IS TIME TO ELIMINATE THE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND CREATE STOCKHOLDER
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PRESENTLY INTENDS TO FILE A PROXY STATEMENT WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
COMMISSION (“SEC”) RELATING TO LOCKSMITH’S SOLICITATION OF PROXIES FROM THE
STOCKHOLDERS OF TRAVELCENTERS OF AMERICA LLC FOR USE AT THE 2008 ANNUAL MEETING.
LOCKSMITH STRONGLY ADVISES ALL TRAVELCENTERS OF AMERICA LLC STOCKHOLDERS TO
THE PROXY STATEMENT WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE BECAUSE IT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT
will be able to obtain free copies of the Proxy Statement filed with the SEC
Locksmith through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov.
addition, investors will be able to obtain free copies of the Proxy Statement
from Locksmith by contacting Timothy Brog, Locksmith Capital Management LLC,
Madison Avenue, 6th
New York, NY 10022.
will be soliciting proxies from stockholders of TravelCenters of America LLC
connection with the election of directors. Information concerning participants
and their interests in the solicitation will be set forth in the proxy statement
when it is filed with the SEC.
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Capital Management LLC is the management company for Locksmith Value Opportunity
Fund, a Delaware Limited Partnership.
Capital Management LLC