Additional definitive proxy soliciting materials and Rule 14(a)(12) material

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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 14A

PROXY STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 14(a) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

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COMPASS DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS
(Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
COMPASS GROUP DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS LLC
(Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***

Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 29, 2014.

Meeting Information

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COMPASS DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS

Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

For holders as of: April 1, 2014

Date: May 29, 2014 Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Delamar Southport

275 Old Post Road

Southport, CT 06890

You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.


—  Before You Vote  —

How to Access the Proxy Materials

Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:
NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT            ANNUAL REPORT

How to View Online:

Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com.

How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy:

If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request:

1) BY INTERNET :            www.proxyvote.com

2) BY TELEPHONE :        1-800-579-1639

3) BY E-MAIL* :                sendmaterial@proxyvote.com

*  If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page) in the subject line.

Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before May 15, 2014 to facilitate timely delivery.

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—  How To Vote  —

Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods

Vote In Person: If you choose to vote these shares in person at the meeting, you must request a “ legal proxy. ” To do so, please follow the instructions at www.proxyvote.com or request a paper copy of the materials, which will contain the appropriate instructions. Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting. Please check the meeting materials available at www.proxyvote.com for any special requirements for meeting attendance and directions.

Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow LOGO (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions.

Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a voting instruction form.


Voting Items

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:

1.

To elect as directors all nominees listed:

01) James J. Bottiglieri
02) Gordon M. Burns

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:

2.

To approve, by non-binding vote, the compensation of our executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.

3. To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as independent auditor.

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.

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Voting Instructions

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The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here. Compass Diversified Holdings next reports earnings on May 05, 2014.

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