Amendement of the Purchase Agreement between RHJ International and Metaldyne Corporation

Please, find enclosed the press release issued today by RHJ International announcing that it has amended the Purchase Agreement that it entered into with Metaldyne Corporation on June 15, 2009, pursuant to which RHJI agreed, subject to certain conditions, to buy certain powertrain and other Metaldyne Corporation operating assets and the stock of certain foreign subsidiaries of Metaldyne as going concerns under a court-supervised sale process pursuant to Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. RHJ International (Euronext: RHJI) is a diversified holding company focused on creating long-term value for its shareholders by acquiring and operating businesses in attractive industries. For further information visit Arnaud Denis Investor Relations Director RHJ International Tel. +32 2 643 60 13 This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.