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Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. operates as a converter, fabricator, distributor, and processor of specialized copper and brass products in North America. It operates in three segments: Olin Brass, Chase Brass, and A.J. Oster. The Olin Brass segment manufactures and converts copper and brass sheets, strips, foils, tubes, and fabricated components, as well as rerolls and forms other alloys, such as stainless steel, carbon steel, and aluminum. Its products are used in building and housing, munitions, automotive, coinage, and electronics/electrical components end markets. This segment sells its products in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Asia, and Europe. The Chase Brass segment primarily manufactures and sells brass rods, including round and other shapes for use in building and housing, transportation, electronics/electrical components, and industrial machinery and equipment end markets. This segment sells its products in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The A.J. Oster segment processes and distributes copper and copper-alloy sheets, strips, and foils. This segment provides value-added processing services, which include precision slitting and traverse winding to provide customer press up-time; hot air level tinning for corrosion resistance; and product enhancements, such as edging and cutting. Its products are used in building and housing, automotive, and electronics/electrical components end markets. This segment sells its products in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. sells its products under the brand names of Olin Brass, Chase Brass, A.J. Oster, Green Dot, and Eco Brass through its distribution network, direct mill sales, and third-party distributors. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

2,062 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/19/14
Founded in 2007

global brass & copper holdin (BRSS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Ope...
Total Annual Compensation: $537.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Account...
Total Annual Compensation: $398.8K
President of Chase Brass
Total Annual Compensation: $319.0K
General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $281.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

global brass & copper holdin (BRSS) Key Developments

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend for the Fourth Quarter of 2014 Payable on March 6, 2015

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. announced that, on February 12, 2015, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0375 per share on the company’s common stock for the fourth quarter of 2014. The dividend will be paid on March 6, 2015 to stockholders of record on the close of business on February 24, 2015. The declaration and payment of any future dividend will be subject to the discretion of the Board of Directors and will depend on a variety of factors, including the company’s financial condition and results of operations and contractual restrictions, such as the restrictive covenants contained in the company’s indenture governing its 9.50% senior secured notes and in its credit agreement governing its asset-based revolving loan facility.

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. Appoints Bradford T. Ray as Independent Director

On December 10, 2014, Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. elected Bradford T. Ray as an independent director, effective immediately. Mr. Ray was elected to be a Class III director for the term ending at the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders of the company. Mr. Ray served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2010 of Steel Technologies, Inc.

BRSS Eyes Acquisitions

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) is looking for acquisition opportunities. John Wasz, Chief Executive Officer and President of BRSS, said, we generated almost $6 million of free cash flow this quarter, and we'd be prudent in determining the most effective ways to use our cash to maximize shareholder value. Considerations for our cash will include evaluating ways to deleverage the Company, reduce our borrowing costs, and pursue bolt-on acquisitions at disciplined valuations with attractive returns.


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