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Randall Bearings Shareholders Approve Merger and Merger Transaction Closes

December 20, 2018

LIMA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 20, 2018--Randall Bearings, Inc. (OTC: RBRG) today announced that at its special meeting of shareholders yesterday, December 19, 2018, a sufficient majority of Randall Bearings’ outstanding common shares voted to approve the company’s merger agreement with the trust that owns a majority of its outstanding shares.

Following the adjournment of the special meeting of shareholders, the company and an affiliate of its largest shareholder closed the merger transaction contemplated under the merger agreement. As a result of the merger, trading of Randall Bearings’ common stock ceased at the end of trading on December 19, 2018.

Randall Bearings shareholders, other than those affiliated with its largest shareholder and those who have properly demanded dissenters’ rights, will receive per share consideration of $42.00 in cash.

Randall Bearings shareholders will receive a letter of transmittal in order to surrender their Randall Bearings stock certificates in exchange for the merger consideration to which each individual shareholder is entitled to receive. Randall Bearings shareholders with questions regarding the surrender of their individual stock certificates or the payment of merger consideration should contact Randall Bearings’ paying agent, Computershare, Inc., at 1-800-546-5141 (toll-free).

About Randall Bearings

Randall Bearings, Inc., an ISO 9001 certified company, is the premier bronze machining facility in the industry. Randall not only specializes in custom bronze machined parts but also offers a full standard line of cast bronze bushings, pillow blocks, continuous cast solid and tubular bronze bars. The company is a global supplier of machined bronze components to the Oil and Gas, Construction and Mining, Fluid Control, Agricultural, Transportation, & Construction Industries. For more information, visit https://www.randallbearings.com.

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CONTACT: Randall Bearings, Inc.

David L. Wierwille, CFO, 419-223-1075

KEYWORD: OHIO UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: NATURAL RESOURCES OTHER MANUFACTURING STEEL OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES MANUFACTURING MINING/MINERALS

SOURCE: Randall Bearings, Inc.

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