Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 1, 2017



Commission file number: 001-13337



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Ohio 34-1598949
(State or other jurisdiction of (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization) Identification No.)
39675 MacKenzie Drive Suite 400, Novi, Michigan 48377
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(248) 489-9300

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code


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ITEM 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure.


On January 31, 2017, Stoneridge B.V., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Stoneridge, Inc., entered into an agreement to acquire Wide-Angle Management B.V. and Exploitatiemaatschappij Berghaaf B.V. (“Orlaco”). The attached presentation provides an overview of Orlaco and the acquisition.


The presentation furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, which was posted to the Stoneridge, Inc. website on February 1, 2017, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. In addition, the exhibit furnished herewith contains statements intended as “forward-looking statements” that are subject to the cautionary statements about forward-looking statements set forth in such exhibit.


ITEM 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.




Exhibit No. Description


Orlaco Transaction Overview presentation dated February 1, 2017.











Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Stoneridge, Inc.
Date: February 1, 2017 /s/ Robert R. Krakowiak

Robert R. Krakowiak,

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

(Principal Financial Officer)















Exhibit Index



Orlaco Transaction Overview presentation dated February 1, 2017.