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EL PASO CORPORATION
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SELIM K. ZILKHA
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The following materials are included on www.saveelpasonow.com:
Click here to read Mr. Zilkhas preliminary proxy statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission [LINK TO MATERIALS PREVIOUSLY FILED]
ATTENTION: EL PASO CORPORATION STOCKHOLDERS
Selim K. Zilkha, a major stockholder of El Paso Corporation, has initiated an effort to replace the Companys existing board with one that has the credibility, experience and expertise necessary to turn El Paso around and restore value to its stockholders. This stockholder believes that he can no longer simply stand by as the Company is mismanaged.
We must act now to restore El Paso to its former greatness. If you own stock in the Company, we encourage you to visit this website in the coming weeks as details and enhancements are added that will help you learn more, as well as provide instructions for joining this important campaign.
In the meantime, click here [LINK TO MATERIALS PREVIOUSLY FILED] to read the letter that one of the largest stockholders sent to El Pasos current Board of Directors, and here [LINK TO MATERIALS PREVIOUSLY FILED] to read the Notice of Business and Proposals to be brought before El Pasos 2003 Annual Meeting.
On March 11, 2003, Mr. Zilkha filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a preliminary proxy statement relating to his solicitation of proxies with respect to the 2003 El Paso annual meeting of stockholders. Mr. Zilkha will file with the Commission, and will furnish to El Pasos stockholders, a definitive proxy statement and may file other proxy solicitation materials. Investors and security holders are urged to read the proxy statement and any other proxy solicitation materials, when they become available, because they will contain important information.
The preliminary proxy statement and the definitive proxy statement (when it is available) and other documents filed by Mr. Zilkha with the Commission are available at the Commissions website at http://www.sec.gov. You may also obtain a free copy of the definitive proxy statement (when it is available) by contacting Innisfree M&A Incorporated toll free at (877) 750-5837 (banks and brokers call collect at (212) 750-5833).
Detailed information regarding the names, affiliations and interests of individuals who may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies of El Paso stockholders is available in the preliminary proxy statement filed by Mr. Zilkha with the Commission on Schedule 14A.
Some of the statements contained on this website may constitute forward-looking statements, which for this purpose includes all statements that are not of historical facts. The actual future financial performance of El Paso could differ materially from those anticipated by these forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that Mr. Zilkha or his nominees will succeed in their efforts to turn El Paso around.
Thank you for visiting, and stay tuned for additional news and developments.
If you have any questions about the proxy materials, please call Innisfree M&A Incorporated, our proxy solicitor, toll free at (877) 750-5837 (banks and brokers call collect at 212-750-5833).