PROLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 100 Gando Drive New Haven, Connecticut 06513 July 24, 2009

Exhibit 2.1
PROLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
100 Gando Drive
New Haven, Connecticut 06513

July 24, 2009
Centrum Equities XV, LLC
c/o SSI Automotive, LLC
5111 Maryland Way, Suite 210
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
Facsimile No.: (615) 221-1199
Attn: Roger Brown
      Re: Amendment to Acquisition Agreement
Ladies and Gentlemen:
     Reference is hereby made to the Acquisition Agreement (the “Acquisition Agreement”), dated July 2, 2009, by and among Proliance International, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries (collectively, “Sellers”) and Centrum Equities XV, LLC (“Buyer”). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined have the meanings given to them in the Acquisition Agreement.
     The undersigned wish to amend the Acquisition Agreement. Accordingly, the undersigned agree as follows:
     1. Break-Up Fee. (a) The third sentence of Section 6.2 of the Acquisition Agreement is hereby amended and restated in its entirety as follows:
The Break-Up Fee will equal $645,000, plus up to $137,500 of the reasonable, documented out-of-pocket expenses of Buyer incurred in connection with this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby (such amount, collectively with such expenses, the “Break-Up Fee”).
     (b) The signature page to the Acquisition Agreement is hereby amended by deleting the reference to the “Base Break-Up Fee.”
     2. Bid Procedures Order. Exhibit A to the Acquisition Agreement is replaced in its entirety with Exhibit A to this letter agreement.
     3. Amendment; No Further Effect. This letter agreement will be deemed to be an amendment of the Acquisition Agreement pursuant to Section 10.8 of the Acquisition Agreement. Except as expressly set forth herein, this letter agreement does not, by implication or otherwise, alter, modify, amend or in any way affect any of the terms, conditions, obligations, covenants or agreements contained in the Acquisition Agreement.

 


 

     4. Miscellaneous. This letter agreement may be signed in any number of counterparts, each of which will be an original, with the same effect as if the signatures on each counterpart were actually upon one instrument.
         
  PROLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Arlen F. Henock    
    Name:   Arlen F. Henock   
    Title:   Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer 
 
 
  AFTERMARKET LLC
 
 
  By:   /s/ Arlen F. Henock    
    Name:   Arlen F. Henock   
    Title:   Vice President   
 
  PROLIANCE INTERNATIONAL HOLDING
CORPORATION
 
 
  By:   /s/ Arlen F. Henock    
    Name:   Arlen F. Henock   
    Title:   President   

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Accepted and agreed:

CENTRUM EQUITIES XV, LLC
 
   
By:   /s/ Roger Brown      
  Name:   Roger Brown     
  Title:   LLC Manager     
 
cc:     Jones Day
222 East 41st Street
New York, New York 10017
Facsimile No.: (212) 755-7306
Attn: Pedro Jimenez
Andrew M. Levine
 
    Wynnchurch Capital Ltd.
39400 Woodward Avenue, Suite 185
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304
NYI-4196419v5 45
Facsimile No.: (248) 593-5728
Attn: Terry M. Theodore
 
    Much Shelist
191 N. Wacker Drive, Ste. 1800
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Facsimile No.: (312) 521-2100
Attn: Don S. Hershman

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