SOURCE: RHJ International SA

June 16, 2009 12:26 ET

RHJ International: RHJI Signs Agreement to Buy Powertrain And Other Assets From Metaldyne

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) -

RHJ International (NYSE-EURONEXT: RHJI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Metaldyne Corporation ("Metaldyne") to buy certain powertrain and other Metaldyne operating assets and the stock of certain foreign subsidiaries of Metaldyne as going concerns under a court-supervised sale process pursuant to Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The sale is subject to RHJI's satisfactory completion of due diligence no later than July 2, 2009, bankruptcy approval procedures and customary closing conditions.

Further details can be found in the attached press release from Metaldyne.

RHJ International (Euronext: RHJI) is a diversified holding company focused on creating long-term value for its shareholders by acquiring and operating businesses in attractive industries. For further information, visit

Arnaud DENIS
Investor Relations Director

RHJ International
Tel. +32 2 643 60 13

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