Altra Cost Basis Allocation

The enclosed Form 8937 provides a general explanation of the application of certain provisions of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”), and the Treasury regulations promulgated thereunder (the “Regulations”), with respect to the allocation of tax basis among a stockholder’s Fortive (“FTV”) common stock and Altra Industrial Motion (“Altra”) common stock following the corresponding split-off exchange offer . This information does not constitute tax advice and does not purport to be complete or to describe the consequences that may apply to particular categories of stockholders.  FTV does not provide tax advice to its stockholders. We urge you to consult your own tax advisor regarding the particular consequences to you of the receipt of Altra common stock and any cash in lieu of fractional shares of Altra common stock, including the applicability and effect of all U.S. federal, state and local and non-U.S. tax laws. We also urge you to read the Form S-4, Prospectus – Offer to Exchange that Altra filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), dated August 28, 2018, in particular the discussions on pages 261-264 under the heading “Material U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences of the Transactions”.   You may access the Form S-4 filed by Altra on the SEC’s website at

Form 8937.pdf