United Rentals to Present at USB Leveraged Finance Conference 2005

Greenwich, CT - May 9, 2005

 

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that it will participate in the UBS Leveraged Finance Conference 2005 at the Wynn Las Vegas on Thursday, May 12, 2005. The conference will include a presentation by Alfred Colangelo, Vice President-Finance, and Charles Wessendorf, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, as well as additional meetings with investors.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of more than 730 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 12,900 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent over 600 different types of equipment with a total original cost of $3.7 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Additional information about United Rentals is available at www.unitedrentals.com.

Contact:

Chuck Wessendorf
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
United Rentals, Inc.
(203) 618-7318 
cwessendorf@ur.com