SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TCG HOLDINGS LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc [ ALSN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/20/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 03/20/2012 S 15,007,500 D $21.74 75,348,750 I See Footnote(1)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TCG HOLDINGS LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TC Group, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TC Group IV Managing GP, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Carlyle Partners IV AT Holdings, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. By Carlyle Partners IV AT Holdings, L.P. TC Group IV Managing GP, L.L.C. is the general partner of Carlyle Partners IV AT Holdings, L.P. TC Group, L.L.C. is the managing member of TC Group IV Managing GP, L.L.C. TCG Holdings, L.L.C. is the managing member of TC Group, L.L.C. Accordingly, each of TC Group IV Managing GP, L.L.C., TC Group, L.L.C. and TCG Holdings, L.L.C. may be deemed to be beneficial owners of shares of common stock owned of record by Carlyle Partners IV AT Holdings, L.P. TCG Holdings, L.L.C. is managed by a three-person managing board, and all board action relating to the voting or disposition of these shares requires approval of a majority of the board. William E. Conway, Jr., Daniel A. D'Aniello and David M. Rubenstein, as the managing members of TCG Holdings, L.L.C., may be deemed to share beneficial ownership of shares of common stock beneficially owned by TCG Holdings, L.L.C. Such individuals expressly disclaim any such beneficial ownership.
Remarks:
Exhibit List: Exhibit 99 - Joint Filer Information
/s/ Jeremy W. Anderson, attorney-in-fact 03/22/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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