Compass Diversified Holdings Declares First Quarter 2013 Distribution of $0.36 Per Share

Tue Apr 9, 2013 4:05pm EDT

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WESTPORT, Conn.,  April 9, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Diversified Holdings
(NYSE: CODI) ("CODI" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market
businesses, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly
cash distribution of  $0.36  per share. The distribution for the three months
ended  March 31, 2013  is payable on  April 30, 2013  to all holders of record
as of  April 23, 2013.  

Alan Offenberg, CEO of Compass Diversified Holdings, stated, "We are pleased to
declare our first quarter distribution of  $0.36  per share. We have now
declared a distribution each quarter since our IPO in May of 2006 and, including
this quarter, will have cumulatively distributed  $9.2352  per share to our

About Compass Diversified Holdings ("CODI")
CODI owns and manages a diverse family of established North American middle
market businesses. Each of its eight current subsidiaries is a leader in their
niche market.   

CODI maintains controlling ownership interests in each of its subsidiaries in
order to maximize its ability to impact long term cash flow generation and
value. The Company provides both debt and equity capital for its subsidiaries,
contributing to their financial and operating flexibility. CODI utilizes the
cash flows generated by its subsidiaries to invest in the long-term growth of
the Company and to make cash distributions to its owners.

Our subsidiaries are engaged in the following lines of business:

* The manufacture of quick-turn, prototype and production rigid printed circuit
boards (Advanced  Circuits,;
* The design and manufacture of promotionally priced upholstered furniture
(American Furniture Manufacturing,;  
* The design and manufacture of medical therapeutic support surfaces and other
wound treatment devices (Anodyne Medical Device, also doing business and known
as  Tridien Medical,; 
* The manufacture of engineered magnetic solutions for a wide range of specialty
applications and end-markets (Arnold Magnetic Technologies,;  
* The design and manufacture of personal hydration products for outdoor,
recreation and military use (CamelBak Products,;  
* The design and marketing of wearable baby carriers, strollers and related
products (ERGObaby,;
* The design, manufacture and marketing of premium suspension products for
mountain bikes and powered off-road vehicles (FOX,;  
* The design and manufacture of premium home and gun safes (Liberty Safe,

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This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements, including
statements with regard to the future performance of the Company. Words such as
"believes," "expects," "projects," and "future" or similar expressions, are
intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking
statements are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future
results and conditions. Certain factors could cause actual results to differ
materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements, and some of
these factors are enumerated in the risk factor discussion in the Form 10-K
filed by CODI with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended 
December 31, 2012 and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CODI undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE  Compass Diversified Holdings

Compass Diversified Holdings, James J. Bottiglieri, Chief Financial Officer,
203.221.1703,; Investor Relations
and Media Contacts: The IGB Group, Leon Berman / Michael Cimini, 212.477.8438 /
212.477.8261, /

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