Natus Medical Urges Shareholders to Vote FOR Natus Nominees on the WHITE Proxy Card Today

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PLEASANTON, Calif., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) (“Natus”) mailed a letter to shareholders as a reminder to shareholders regarding the importance of their vote at next week’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The Company also commented on a report from Glass Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”) regarding Natus’s Annual Meeting:

In its report, Glass Lewis acknowledged that

While we agree with Glass Lewis in rejecting Voce’s proposal to remove and replace the Chairman of the Natus Board, therefore rejecting Voce’s attempt to take control of the Natus Board, we believe Glass Lewis should also have recommended that shareholders vote on the WHITE proxy card in support of Doris Engibous and Robert Weiss.

This is a critical moment for Natus. The Company has developed from a small, single product company into a leader in three major markets – and we see a clear path to the next phase of growth and value creation.

The Natus Board urges shareholders to vote the proxy card today FOR the election of Doris Engibous and Robert Weiss. The Natus Board recommends that shareholders not vote for the removal of Chairman Robert Gunst.

Natus mailed the following letter to shareholders:

The vote at next week’s Annual Meeting is extremely important to the future of Natus. Just look at the facts:

We believe the decision is clear:

The Natus Board urges shareholders to proxy card today. All shareholders should be aware that any vote for Voce nominees on Voce’s blue proxy card will revoke any previous proxy submitted by a shareholder, including any votes submitted on the Company’s proxy card any of the Board’s nominees. It is critical that shareholders The Natus Board strongly urges shareholders to DISCARD all blue proxy cards or other materials sent by Voce.

Natus shareholders are reminded that their vote is important, no matter how many or how few shares they own. If shareholders have questions, or require assistance in voting, please contact Morrow Sodali, by calling toll-free (800) 662-5200, or via e-mail .

Sincerely,

The Board of Directors of Natus Medical Incorporated

Fenwick & West LLP is serving as legal counsel.

Natus is a leading provider of healthcare products and services used for the screening, detection, treatment, monitoring and tracking of common medical ailments in newborn care, hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction, neurosurgery, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and balance and mobility disorders.

Additional information about Natus Medical can be found at . 

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, particularly statements regarding the expectations, beliefs, plans, intentions and strategies of Natus. These statements relate to our current estimates and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are only predictions and the actual events or results may differ materially.  Natus cannot provide any assurance that its future results or the results implied by the forward-looking statements will meet expectations. Our future results could differ materially due to a number of factors, including the effects of competition, our ability to successfully integrate and achieve our profitability goals from recent acquisitions, the demand for our products and services, the impact of adverse global economic conditions and changing governmental regulations, including foreign exchange rate changes, on our target markets, our ability to expand our sales in international markets, our ability to maintain current sales levels in a mature domestic market, our ability to control costs, risks associated with our, and our commercial partner’s, bringing new products to market, and our ability to fulfill product orders on a timely basis. Natus disclaims any obligation to update information contained in any forward looking statement.

More information about potential risk factors that could affect the business and financial results of Natus is included in Natus' annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 and its subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and in other reports filed from time to time by Natus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Natus has filed a definitive proxy statement (the “Proxy Statement”) and accompanying WHITE proxy card with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on May 18, 2018 in connection with the solicitation of proxies for the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. NATUS STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT (INCLUDING ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS THERETO), THE ACCOMPANYING WHITE PROXY CARD AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT NATUS WILL FILE WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

Natus, its directors and certain of its executive officers will be participants in the solicitation of proxies from stockholders in respect of the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Information regarding the names of Natus’ directors and executive officers and their respective interests in Natus by security holdings or otherwise is set forth in the Proxy Statement.  Investors and stockholders may obtain a copy of the definitive proxy statement and other documents filed by Natus free of charge from the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov. Additionally, Natus stockholders may obtain, without charge, a copy of the definitive Proxy Statement and other relevant filed documents by directing a request to Natus’ proxy solicitor for the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, Morrow Sodali, at 800-662-5200 or via email at BABY@morrowsodali.com

Natus Medical IncorporatedJonathan A. KennedyExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer925-223-6700

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Globe Newswire: 15:23 GMT Wednesday 13th June 2018

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