This excerpt taken from the XIDE 8-K filed Aug 31, 2007.
NOMINEE HOLDER CERTIFICATION
The undersigned, a broker, custodian bank, trustee, depositary or other nominee holder of rights (the Rights) to purchase shares of common stock (Common Stock) of Exide Technologies (Exide) pursuant to the Rights Offering described and provided for in the Exide prospectus supplement dated August 31, 2007 (the Prospectus), hereby certifies to Exide, American Stock Trustee & Trust Company, as subscription agent for the Rights Offering, and to Georgeson Inc. as information agent for the Rights Offering, that (1) the undersigned has exercised, on behalf of the beneficial owners thereof (which may include the undersigned), the number of Rights specified below pursuant to the basic subscription privilege (as defined in the Prospectus), and on behalf of beneficial owners of Rights who have subscribed for the purchase of additional shares of Common Stock pursuant to the over-subscription privilege (as defined in the Prospectus), listing separately below each such exercised basic subscription privilege and the corresponding over-subscription privilege (without identifying any such beneficial owner), and (2) each such beneficial owners basic subscription privilege has been exercised in full:
Provide the following information if applicable:
Depository Trust Company (DTC)
DTC Basic Subscription Confirmation Number(s)