Landec Makes Investment in Windset for Future Expansion

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Landec Corporation (Nasdaq:LNDC), a leading developer and marketer of innovative and proprietary products for healthy living applications in the food and biomedical markets, announced that its subsidiary, Apio, Inc., has increased its investment in Windset Holdings 2010 Ltd. (“Windset”) by purchasing $7.0 million of Senior B Preferred Stock.

The Senior B Preferred Stock pays an annual dividend of 7.5% on the amount outstanding at each anniversary date. The Senior B shares purchased by Apio have a put feature whereby Apio can sell back to Windset $1.5 million of shares on the first anniversary, an additional $2.75 million of shares on the second anniversary and the remaining $2.75 million on the third anniversary. After the third anniversary, Apio may at any time put any or all of the shares not previously sold back to Windset. At any time on or after February 15, 2017, Windset has the right to call any or all of the outstanding Common shares and at such time must also call the same proportion of Senior A Preferred shares, Senior B Preferred shares and Junior Preferred shares owned by Apio. Windset’s partial call provision is restricted such that a partial call cannot result in Apio holding less than 10% of Windset’s Common shares outstanding.

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