May 22th, 2013 - Solar technology group SolarWorld AG continues the process of its financial restruturing as scheduled by holding meetings of its noteholders today and tomorrow. After these meetings creditors shall appoint a noteholders' representative for further negotiations latest in early July. It is planned to have the necessary resolutions for the implementation of restructuring measures be passed by the shareholders' meeting of the group and holders of notes issued by SolarWorld AG in August 2013. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Frank Asbeck, CEO of SolarWorld AG: "In the next three months, we want to close negotiations with all creditors constructively and thus be able to build a good future for SolarWorld."
Meanwhile, the group will start series manufacturing of new products such as the new, robust and durable glas-glas modules and modules with higher efficiency. "Even in this difficult phase, we have invested in new technologies – successfully so! This way, we have been able to reduce costs and increase the performance of our products for our customers," says Frank Asbeck. Furthermore, the company expects the German and European solar markets to return to fair competition in the second half of the year, after the European Commission has announced to counteract Chinese dumping as the U. S. have done before.