Is American Greetings a publicly traded company?
American Greetings’ shareholders approved the acquisition of the Company by the Weiss Family at a special meeting held on August 7, 2013 at the Company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. The transaction closed and became effective August 9, 2013. As a result of the transaction, American Greetings became a privately held company and its shares were delisted from the New York Stock Exchange.
How can shareholders exchange their shares for cash?
Our Paying Agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services commenced mailing a “Letter of Transmittal” to all shareholders of record on August 14, 2013. If you hold your shares in certificated or book-entry form, you will receive instructions for completing the “Letter of Transmittal” and submitting your stock certificates for payment. If you have not received a "Letter of Transmittal", please contact Wells Fargo Shareowner Services at 800-468-9716. If a broker holds any of your shares, your broker will handle the exchange for you. Updates will be posted on the Company Overview page of the Investors website as they become available.