Source: Green Dot
Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) today issued the following statement in response to a letter its Board of Directors received from Harvest Capital, a subsidiary of JMP Group LLC (NASDAQ: JMP), on March 3, 2016:
Green Dot deeply respects and values input from all of our shareholders and, as previously stated, we certainly respect and value the opinions and views offered by Harvest Capital Strategies. We have reached out to Harvest representatives many times in connection with this matter and we continue to seek to satisfy their concerns in a way that benefits all shareholders.
Consistent with our long-standing openness and transparency as an organization, we welcome the spotlight cast upon our business, including our past accomplishments and future prospects, resulting from Harvest’s public communications. We also appreciate the responses we’ve received from numerous investors to our recent earnings call and to our stated plans for the future.
Green Dot remains focused on the continued execution of our six-step plan to achieve $1.75 in Non-GAAP EPS in 2017, which includes new product roll-outs and significant cost savings initiatives. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to perform under the public spotlight and show the world the strength of our business model, the skill of our leadership team and the resolve of our Board that, together, we believe will power long-term value creation for our shareholders.