Douglas Dynamics Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

Jan 29, 2010, 16:01 ET from Douglas Dynamics, Inc.

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Dynamics, Inc. ("Douglas") today announced that is has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The offered shares will be sold by Douglas and certain of its stockholders. Douglas plans to apply to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus for the proposed offering may be obtained, when available, by writing or telephoning the prospectus department at Credit Suisse, Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, Level 1B, New York, NY 10010, telephone 800-221-1037.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to their registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Douglas Dynamics

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Douglas Dynamics designs, manufactures and sells snow and ice control equipment for light trucks, which is comprised of snowplows and sand and salt, and related parts and accessories. Douglas Dynamics sells its products under the WESTERN®, FISHER® and BLIZZARD® brands through a distributor network, primarily consisting of truck equipment distributors located throughout the Midwest, East and Northeast regions of the United States as well as all provinces of Canada.


Contacts:

Matthew Sherman / Ed Trissel

Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

(212) 355-4449


SOURCE Douglas Dynamics, Inc.