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2011-06-20 13:04:00

VISTA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEI Holdings, Inc. (PinkSheets: DEIX) today announced the results of a special meeting of shareholders held to vote upon the previously announced merger agreement under which DEI Holdings has agreed to be acquired by funds affiliated with Charlesbank Capital Partners for approximately $4.46 per share in cash. At the special meeting held today, the shareholders of DEI Holdings approved a proposal to adopt the merger agreement and approve the...

2011-06-17 15:30:00

VISTA, Calif., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEI Holdings, Inc. (PinkSheets: DEIX) today announced that on the evening of June 15, 2011 it received a non-binding written proposal from Gibson Guitar Corp. to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of DEI Holdings at a price of approximately $4.47 per share in cash, subject to certain terms and conditions. Gibson indicated that it intends to finance the entire purchase price with debt financing. As previously announced, DEI Holdings...

2011-06-10 16:00:00

VISTA, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEI Holdings, Inc. (PinkSheets: DEIX) today announced that it has scheduled a special meeting of shareholders for Monday, June 20, 2011 to vote on a proposal to adopt the previously announced merger agreement that provides for the company to be acquired by funds affiliated with Charlesbank Capital Partners in an all-cash transaction. Holders of record of shares of DEI Holdings common stock at of the close of business on June 6, 2011 will be...

2011-05-12 16:00:00

VISTA, Calif., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEI Holdings, Inc. (PinkSheets: DEIX.PK) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by funds affiliated with Charlesbank Capital Partners in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of the merger agreement, holders of the outstanding common shares of DEI Holdings will receive approximately $3.79 - $3.81 per share in cash. The price represents a premium of approximately 142% to DEI Holdings' closing...

2011-04-20 15:30:00

VISTA, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Directed Electronics, maker of the award-winning Viper SmartStart, which lets users start, track and control their car from virtually anywhere with their smartphone, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of home control features on the Viper SmartStart app. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110420/LA86694) "By integrating interactive security services from Alarm.com in the Viper SmartStart app, users can not only...

2011-01-06 07:30:00

VISTA, Calif. Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Directed Electronics today announced a major new enhancement to the free Viper SmartStart app: integration with the Alarm.com security platform, allowing users to arm and disarm their home security system directly from the Viper SmartStart app. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/LA25805) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020424/DIRECTLOGO) Available early in Q1 2011 for the iPhone, the free Viper SmartStart app will...

2011-01-06 07:30:00

VISTA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CES Press Kit -- Directed Electronics today announced that its industry leading Viper vehicle security and remote start brand will expand into the window film category at select Viper retailers nationwide starting later this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020424/DIRECTLOGO) The company has been researching window film technology for several years, and has identified the following innovations that it believes consumers will...


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