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Compass Diversified Holdings to Present at Bear Stearns 2007 SMid-Cap Investor Conference

WESTPORT, Conn., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compass Diversified Holdings (NASDAQ:CODI) announced today that Chief Executive Officer, I. Joseph Massoud, will present at the Bear Stearns 2007 SMid-Cap Investor Conference on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 9:20 a.m. eastern time at the Bear Stearns World Headquarters in New York.

The presentation will be available via a live audio webcast at The webcast will also be archived on CODI's website for 30 days.

About Compass Diversified Holdings ("CODI")

CODI was formed to acquire and manage a group of middle market businesses that are headquartered in North America. CODI provides public investors with an opportunity to participate in the ownership and growth of companies which have historically been owned by private equity firms or wealthy individuals or families. CODI's disciplined approach to its target market provides opportunities to methodically purchase attractive businesses at values that are accretive to its shareholders. For sellers of businesses, CODI's unique structure allows CODI to acquire businesses efficiently with no financing contingencies and, following acquisition, to provide its companies with substantial access to growth capital.

Upon acquisition, CODI works with the executive teams of its subsidiary companies to identify and capitalize on opportunities to grow those companies' earnings and cash flows. These cash flows support distributions to CODI shareholders, which are intended to be steady and growing over the long term.

    Subsidiary Businesses

        Aeroglide Holdings, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries, referred
        to as Aeroglide, is a designer and manufacturer of industrial drying
        and cooling equipment, primarily used in the production of a variety
        of human foods, animal and pet feeds, and industrial products.
        Aeroglide is based in Cary, NC.

        American Furniture Manufacturing, Inc., and its consolidated
        subsidiaries, referred to as American Furniture, is a low-cost
        manufacturer of upholstered stationary and motion furniture, including
        sofas, loveseats, sectionals, recliners and complementary products.
        American Furniture has the ability to ship any product in its line
        within 48 hours of receiving an order.  American Furniture is based in
        Ecru, MS.

        Anodyne Medical Device, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries,
        referred to as AMD, is a manufacturer of medical support surfaces and
        patient positioning devices, primarily used for the prevention and
        treatment of pressure wounds experienced by patients with limited or
        no mobility.  AMD is based in Los Angeles, CA.

        CBS Personnel Holdings, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries,
        referred to as CBS Personnel, is a provider of temporary staffing
        services in the United States.  CBS Personnel is headquartered in
        Cincinnati, OH and operates 144 branch locations in 18 states.

        Compass AC Holdings, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries, referred
        to as Advanced Circuits, is a manufacturer of low-volume quick-turn
        and prototype rigid printed circuit boards ("PCBs"). Advanced Circuits
        is based in Aurora, CO.

        Halo Lee Wayne LLC and its consolidated subsidiaries, referred to as
        Halo, is a distributor of customized promotional products and serves
        more than 30,000 customers as a one-stop-shop resource for design,
        sourcing, management and fulfillment across all categories of its
        customers' promotional products needs. Halo is based in Sterling, IL.

        Silvue Technologies Group, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries,
        referred to as Silvue, is a developer and manufacturer of proprietary,
        high-performance coating systems for polycarbonate, glass, acrylic,
        metals and other substrate materials used in the premium eyewear,
        aerospace, automotive and industrial markets.  Silvue is based in
        Anaheim, CA.

To find out more about Compass Diversified Holdings, please visit

     Compass Diversified Holdings
     Jim Bottiglieri
     Chief Financial Officer

     Investor Relations Contact:
     KCSA Worldwide
     Jeffrey Goldberger / Garth Russell
     212.896.1249 / 212.896.1250 /

Source: Compass Diversified Holdings

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