United Rentals Announces Redemption of 5.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 and 8.375% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2020
Stamford, CT - Mar 12, 2015
United Rentals, Inc. today announced that its subsidiary, United Rentals (North America), Inc. (“URNA”), has given notice of its intention to redeem all of the outstanding $750 million principal amount of its 5.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (CUSIP Number 911365AY0) (the “2018 Notes”) and all of the outstanding $750 million principal amount of its 8.375% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2020 (CUSIP Number 911365AW4) (the “2020 Notes”, together with the 2018 Notes, the “Notes”) on April 13, 2015 (the “Redemption Date”). The 2018 Notes will be redeemed at a redemption price currently estimated to be 104.206% of the principal amount of the 2018 Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest to the Redemption Date. The 2020 Notes will be redeemed at a redemption price currently estimated to be 107.461% of the principal amount of the 2020 Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest to the Redemption Date.
URNA has instructed Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as the trustee and notes collateral agent for the 2018 Notes, to distribute a Notice of Redemption to all registered holders of the 2018 Notes on March 13, 2015. Copies of such Notice of Redemption and additional information relating to the procedure for redemption of the 2018 Notes may be obtained from Wells Fargo Bank, National Association by calling 1-800-344-5128.
URNA has instructed The Bank of New York Mellon, as the trustee for the 2020 Notes, to distribute a Notice of Redemption to all registered holders of the 2020 Notes on March 13, 2015. Copies of such Notice of Redemption and additional information relating to the procedure for redemption of the 2020 Notes may be obtained from The Bank of New York Mellon by calling 1-800-254-2826.
URNA expects to use the net proceeds from its offering of 4.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2023, and its offering of 5.500% Senior Notes due 2025, both of which are expected to close March 26, 2015, to redeem the Notes and to pay a call premium thereon, with the remaining $192 million of estimated net proceeds to be applied to repay borrowings under its asset-based revolving credit facility and to pay related expenses. This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About United Rentals
United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 881 rental locations in 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The company’s approximately 12,500 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 3,300 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $8.44 billion. United Rentals, Inc. is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals, Inc. is available at UnitedRentals.com.
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