Remy International, Inc.: Termination of Preferred Stock Exchange Offering and Consent of Shareholders

Oct 11, 2010, 12:28 ET from Remy International, Inc.

PENDLETON, Ind., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc., a leading worldwide manufacturer, remanufacturer, and distributor of heavy duty systems, starters and alternators, locomotive products and hybrid technology, announced today that it is suspending its previously announced exchange offer and consent solicitation relating to shares of its Series A Preferred Stock and Series B Preferred Stock and is terminating its ongoing common stock shareholder consent relating to approval of the exchange offer and proposed amendments to its certificate of incorporation.  As a result, the Company will not accept any shares of its preferred stock for exchange or consents to amend the related preferred stock designations and will not accept any shareholder consents to approve the exchange offer or the proposed amendments to its certificate of incorporation.

"Remy is suspending the exchange offer and consent solicitation and the common stock shareholder solicitation in order to pursue other strategic opportunities," stated John H. Weber, the Company's Chief Executive Officer and President.  "As always, the Board is committed to maximizing shareholder value and believes this is the best course of action."

About Remy International, Inc.

Remy International, Inc., headquartered in Pendleton, Indiana, is a leading global manufacturer, remanufacturer and distributor of light duty starters and alternators and Delco Remy brand heavy-duty systems.  Remy International also manufactures and distributes electric propulsion motors designed with leading edge technology and backed by the security of over a billion miles of proven reliability. In business for over 100 years, today Remy International is actively collaborating with companies throughout the world to develop innovations that are transforming the vehicle industry. Recently, Remy International was recognized by the United States Department of Energy for its leadership role in the hybrid technologies space and awarded a $60 million grant under the Electric Drive Vehicle Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative.

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