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Accuride

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Accuride announces expiration of go-shop period under merger agreement

Accuride Corporation announced the expiration of the 35-day "go shop" period included in the previously announced merger agreement under which Accuride will be acquired by an affiliate of Crestview Partners for $2.58 per share in cash.Under the terms of the merger agreement, Accuride and its representatives were permitted to solicit and engage in negotiations with respect to alternative acquisition proposals until 11:59 p.m. on October 7, 2016. During the "go shop" period, Accuride and its representatives solicited alternative acquisition proposals from 59 potential acquirers. During such time, 4 parties executed a confidentiality agreement with Accuride, but no party submitted an alternative acquisition proposal. Accuride has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission preliminary proxy materials related to the special meeting of shareholders to vote on the proposed transaction. Details regarding the date, time and place of the special meeting of shareholders will be announced when the definitive proxy materials are finalized and filed. The Transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016, subject to Accuride shareholder approval and other customary closing conditions. The Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 in connection with the merger as of September 27, 2016. Accuride's Board acknowledged its receipt of the letter, dated October 7, 2016, from Coliseum Capital Management with respect to the Transaction. John Risner, Chairman of the Board of the Company, stated: "The Accuride Board believes that the Crestview transaction offers certain, compelling and immediate value to our shareholders. We look forward to a constructive dialogue with Coliseum Capital Management to understand their perspective and to discuss the factors that led to our determination that the Crestview transaction is in the best interests of all Accuride shareholders and our unanimous recommendation that the Accuride shareholders vote to approve the Crestview transaction."

ACW Accuride
$2.50

-0.06 (-2.34%)

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Accuride upgraded to Buy from Hold at Gabelli
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Accuride upgraded to Buy at Gabelli
As previously reported, Gabelli upgraded Accuride to Buy from Hold with a $4 price target. Analyst Matthew Paige said management sent a positive tone for the second half of the year, particularly for new wins at the Brillion segment. Given the improvement and new sales wins at Brillion, Paige no longer believes its appropriate to carry the business with a negative valuation and changed his rating.
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Accuride downgraded to Hold from Buy at Gabelli
Accuride (ACW) is being acquired by Crestview Partners for $2.58 per share.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Discover (DFS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays with analyst Mark DeVries downgrading the stock after lowering his rating on the U.S. Consumer Finance sector to Neutral from Positive. 2. Eastman Chemical (EMN) and Celanese (CE) were downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst P.J. Juvekar saying he sees earnings growth risks from a secular decline in the "once dependable" filter tow business, which is used in cigarette filters. 3. Royal Caribbean (RCL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus with analyst John Staszak citing the company's outlook for higher fuel costs and foreign exchange headwinds. 4. Accuride (ACW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Gabelli. 5. Dollar General (DG) downgraded to Underperform from Peer Perform at Wolfe Research. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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