Accuride files definitive proxy materials related to proposed acquisition
Accuride Corporation announced that it has filed its definitive proxy materials with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the company's Special Meeting of Shareholders to vote on the transaction with affiliates of Crestview Partners. As previously announced on September 2, Accuride signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Crestview, a leading private equity firm, for $2.58 per share in cash. The Accuride Board of Directors unanimously recommends that shareholders vote "FOR" the proposed merger on the proxy card. The Special Meeting is scheduled for November 15. Shareholders of record as of October 10 will be entitled to vote at the Special Meeting.