Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD) Files An 8-K Other Events

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD) Files An 8-K Other Events

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Item 8.01 Other Events

On January 31, 2017, Simpson Manufacturing Co, Inc. (the
Company) issued a press release (the
Press Release) announcing that the Companys
board of directors resolved on January 30, 2017 to hold a special
meeting of stockholders of the Company on or around March 28,
2017 (the Special Meeting). As described in the
Press Release, the agenda for the Special Meeting will include
submitting to the stockholders proposals to amend the certificate
of incorporation and the bylaws of the Company, each as amended,
to (1) declassify the Companys board of directors over a
three-year period and provide that directors be elected for
one-year terms beginning at the Companys 2017 annual meeting of
stockholders, and (2) eliminate cumulative voting in the election
of directors.

Additional meeting details will be included in the Companys proxy
statement with respect to the Special Meeting to be filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission, which will be mailed to
all stockholders entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the
Special Meeting.

Stockholders are not required to take any action at this time.

A copy of the Press Release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and
is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.

About Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc.

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., headquartered in Pleasanton,
California, through its subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company
Inc., designs, engineers and is a leading manufacturer of wood
construction products, including connectors, truss plates,
fastening systems, fasteners and shearwalls, and concrete
construction products, including adhesives, specialty chemicals,
mechanical anchors, powder actuated tools and fiber reinforcing
materials. The Company’s common stock trades on the New York
Stock Exchange under the symbol SSD.

Important Additional Information

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., its directors and certain of its
executive officers will be deemed to be participants in the
solicitation of proxies from Company stockholders in connection
with the matters to be considered at the Companys special meeting
of stockholders expected to be held on or around March 28, 2017.
The Company intends to file a preliminary proxy statement and
proxy card with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the
SEC) in connection with any such solicitation of proxies from
Company stockholders. COMPANY STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY
ENCOURAGED TO READ ANY SUCH PROXY STATEMENT AND ACCOMPANYING
PROXY CARD WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AS THEY WILL CONTAIN
IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Information regarding the identity of
participants, and their direct or indirect interests, by security
holdings or otherwise, is set forth in the proxy statement and
other materials filed by the Company with the SEC. Stockholders
will be able to obtain the proxy statement, any amendments or
supplements to the proxy statement and other documents filed by
the Company with the SEC for no charge at the SECs website at
www.sec.gov. Copies will also be available at no charge at the
Companys website at http://www.simpsonmfg.com, by writing to the
Company at 5956 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton, CA 94588, or by
calling the Companys proxy solicitor D.F. King at (212) 269-5550.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit
No.
Description
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated January 31, 2017


About Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD)

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. through its subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc. (SST), designs, engineers and manufactures wood construction products, including connectors, truss plates, fastening systems and lateral systems used in light-frame construction. It also offers concrete construction products used for concrete, masonry, steel and for concrete repair, protection and strengthening, including adhesives, chemicals, mechanical anchors, carbide drill bits, powder actuated tools and fiber reinforced materials. It operates in three segments: North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. The North America segment includes operations in the United States and Canada. The Europe segment includes operations in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Portugal and Poland. The Asia/Pacific segment includes operations in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the Middle East. Its segments sell both wood and concrete construction products.

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD) Recent Trading Information

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NYSE:SSD) closed its last trading session down -0.49 at 43.40 with 189,468 shares trading hands.

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