2013 TAX DOCUMENTS
Mailing Date Correction: Wells Fargo Shareowner Services commenced mailing the 2013 Tax Document, 1099DIV (for dividends), the week of January 20, 2014 and has advised that Form 1099Bs (for the purchase of your shares), will be mailed no later than February 15, 2014. Please contact Wells Fargo Shareowner Services at 800-468-9716 if you have any questions about these documents.
EXCHANGE OF AMERICAN GREETINGS STOCK FOR CASH
Shareholders of American Greetings who have not received a "Letter of Transmittal" from our stock transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, should contact Wells Fargo at 800-468-9716 for instructions on exchanging their shares for cash. If you have moved in the past few years, please make sure Wells Fargo has your current address on file.
On August 7, 2013, American Greetings Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition by the Weiss Family for $19.00 per share in cash. On that date, American Greetings’ shareholders approved the transaction at a special meeting held on 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’ Class A common shares were delisted from the New York Stock Exchange.
What do you have to do as a stockholder?
Our stock transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, commenced mailing an initial “Letter of Transmittal” to all shareholders of record beginning the week of August 12, 2013. A second "Letter of Transmittal" was mailed mid-November 2013 to all shareholders who had not yet exchanged their shares for cash. 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 a broker holds all or a portion of your shares, your broker will handle the exchange for you.