AAM Closes Sale Of U.S. Iron Casting Operations

Published on December 16, 2019

DETROIT, December 16, 2019 - American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), (NYSE: AXL) announced today that it has closed the previously announced sale of its U.S. iron casting operations (“Grede”) to funds managed by Gamut Capital Management.  AAM received net cash proceeds of approximately $141.2 million from the sale, which are subject to customary post-closing adjustments, as well as a $60.0 million deferred payment obligation.

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About AAM

AAM (NYSE: AXL) delivers POWER that moves the world. As a leading global tier 1 automotive supplier, AAM designs, engineers and manufactures driveline and metal forming technologies that are making the next generation of vehicles smarter, lighter, safer and more efficient. Headquartered in Detroit, AAM has over 20,000 associates operating at nearly 80 facilities in 17 countries to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.  To learn more, visit aam.com.