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Compass Diversified Prices Trust Share Offering

April 14, 2010 (FinancialWire) — Compass Diversified Holdings (NASDAQ: CODI) said it has priced a public offering of 6.4 million trust shares, representing a primary offering of 5.1 million trust shares by CODI and a secondary offering of 1.3 million trust shares by a selling shareholder.

The company said it raised around $73.4 million of gross proceeds from its portion of the offering. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 960,000 trust shares from CODI and the selling shareholder to cover over-allotments.

CODI plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes. CODI will not receive any proceeds from the secondary offering.  The closing is scheduled to occur on or about April 16.

Connecticut-based Compass Diversified Holdings was formed to acquire and manage a group of middle market businesses that are headquartered in North America. Its subsidiaries include American Furniture Manufacturing, Anodyne Medical Device, Advanced Circuits, Fox Racing Shox, Halo Lee Wayne, Liberty Safe and Staffmark

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