New NASDAQ ticker symbol, "HSOL,"
SHANGHAI, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (f/k/a Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., or “Hanwha SolarOne” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (“PV”) cells and modules in China, today announced that it will begin trading under a new NASDAQ ticker symbol, “HSOL,” which will take effect when the market opens on February 15, 2011.
Dr. Peter Xie, President and CEO of the Company, commented, “Our new ticker, HSOL, represents the completion of our corporate rebranding effort, following last year’s significant investment from Hanwha Chemical Corporation and our company’s subsequent name change to ‘Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd.’ on December 20, 2010. Similar to the new company name, the HSOL ticker conveys Hanwha SolarOne’s enhanced capabilities and synergies with our largest shareholder, and we believe its implementation will fully solidify our new identity on the trading floor.”
SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT
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About Hanwha SolarOne
Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd., f/k/a Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: SOLF) is a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers, PV cells and modules. Hanwha SolarOne offers high-quality, reliable products and services at competitive prices. Partnering with third party distributors, OEM manufacturers, and system integrators, Hanwha SolarOne serves the utility, commercial/government, and residential markets. The company maintains a strong worldwide presence with employees located throughout Europe, North America, and Asia and embraces environmental responsibility and sustainability with an active role in the voluntary photovoltaic recycling program. The Company benefits from its strategic partnership with its largest shareholder Hanwha Group who is active in solar project development and financing and plans to produce polysilicon in the future. For more information visit: www.hanwha-solarone.com.