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Viasystems subsidiary issues $550 million of 7 7/8% Senior Secured Notes in Rule 144A offering for acquisition of DDi Corp.

Clients Viasystems Group, Inc.

Jones Day represented Viasystems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Viasystems Group, Inc. and leading provider of complex multi-layer printed circuit boards and electro-mechanical solutions, in connection with its $550 million aggregate principal amount of 7 7/8% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 in a Rule 144A offering. Goldman Sachs & Co.; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC; and Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated acted as joint book-running managers.

The net proceeds of this offering will be used to fund the previously announced acquisition of DDi Corp., to redeem all of Viasystems Inc.’s outstanding $220 million in aggregate principal amount of 12.0% Senior Secured Notes due 2015, and to pay transaction fees and expenses related to the offering and the acquisition of DDi Corp.