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Odyssey Stockholders Approve All Proposals at the 2015 Annual Stockholders Meeting

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Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq: OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, announced today that Odyssey stockholders overwhelmingly approved all of the proposals described in the company's definitive proxy statement filed on April 29, 2015, including the proposal to adopt and approve the Purchase Agreement dated March 11, 2015, which received the affirmative vote of 98.4% of the votes cast, and all other proposals related to the transactions contemplated by the Purchase Agreement.

"We are happy that Odyssey stockholders appreciate the significance of the agreement with the strategic investor and have voted with management to approve the Purchase Agreement, as well as the other proposals considered at this year's annual meeting. This deal was structured to transform our company and stockholder approval was critical to proceed. To have stockholders so overwhelmingly support the proposal is gratifying, and this transaction is pivotal to elevating Odyssey to the next level of success," noted Mark Gordon, Odyssey President and Chief Executive Officer.

Odyssey's Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. ET. in Tampa, FL. The text of the speech given by CEO Mark Gordon at the meeting is available at http://ir.odysseymarine.com/events.cfm.

 

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