Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 15, 2014



Commission file number: 001-13337



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Ohio 34-1598949
(State or other jurisdiction of (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization) Identification No.)


9400 East Market Street, Warren, Ohio 44484
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(330) 856-2443

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



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ITEM 8.01Other Events.


On October 15, 2014, Stoneridge, Inc. (the “Company”) redeemed the remaining $157,500,000 of its 9.5% Senior Secured Notes (the “Notes”) at a price of 104.75% of the principal amount discharging the corresponding Senior Secured Notes Indenture, dated October 4, 2010, among the Company, certain subsidiary guarantors, and the Bank of New York Mellon Company, N.A. (as trustee and collateral agent). As a result of the redemption, the Company will recognize a loss on redemption of approximately $10,000,000 in the fourth quarter of 2014, which includes a premium of approximately $7,500,000 and the acceleration of both the remaining deferred financing costs and original issue discount.


The Notes were redeemed using $57,500,000 in cash and borrowing $100,000,000 under the Company’s $300,000,000 Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility.


ITEM 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(c)           Exhibits


Exhibit No.  Description



Press release dated October 15, 2014 announcing the redemption of the Notes. 






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Stoneridge, Inc.
Date: October 16, 2014   /s/ George E. Strickler

George E. Strickler, Executive Vice President,

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)




Exhibit Index



99.1Press release dated October 15, 2014 announcing the redemption of the Notes.