Safeguard Scientifics Annual Meeting of Shareholders to Be Held on Thursday, May 23 at 8:00 A.M. EDT


Safeguard Scientifics Annual Meeting of Shareholders to Be Held on Thursday, May 23 at 8:00 A.M. EDT

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYS: SFE) , a holding company that builds value in growth-stage healthcare and technology companies, today announced that its annual meeting of shareholders will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. EDT at the Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge / King of Prussia.

At the meeting, shareholders will be asked to elect nine members of Safeguard's board of directors and to vote on (i) the ratification of KPMG LLP as Safeguard's independent registered public accounting firm for 2013; and (ii) a non-binding, advisory resolution to approve the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

Only shareholders who owned stock at the close of business on March 27, 2013 can vote at this meeting and any adjournments that may take place. The proxy statement and Safeguard's annual report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 are available at

About Safeguard Scientifics

Founded in 1953 and based in Wayne, Pa., Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYS: SFE) provides growth capital and operational support to entrepreneurial and innovative healthcare and technology companies in medtech, healthtech, specialty pharmaceuticals, financial technology, digital media, and Enterprise 3.0. For more information, please visit our website at

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Forward-looking Statements

Except for the historical information and discussions contained herein, statements contained in this release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Our forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties. The risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially include, among others, the ability to deploy capital into partner companies, managing rapidly changing technologies, limited access to capital, competition, the ability to attract and retain qualified employees, the ability to execute our strategy, the uncertainty of the future performance of Safeguard partner companies, acquisitions and dispositions of Safeguard partner companies, the inability to manage growth, compliance with government regulations and legal liabilities, additional financing requirements, the effect of economic conditions in the business sectors in which Safeguard's partner companies operate, and other uncertainties described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Many of these factors are beyond the Company's ability to predict or control. As a result of these and other factors, the Company's past financial performance should not be relied on as an indication of future performance. The Company does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements or other information contained in this news release.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
John E. Shave III
Vice President, Business Development
and Corporate Communications


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