CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) (“CNH Industrial”) hereby announces the final results of the cash tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) commenced by its wholly owned subsidiary Case New Holland Industrial Inc. (the “Company”) for a portion of its $1,050,000,000 7 ⅞% Senior Notes due 2017 (the “Notes”) guaranteed by CNH Industrial and certain of CNH Industrial’s direct and indirect subsidiaries. The terms and conditions of the Tender Offer are described in an offer to purchase dated November 22, 2016, the date of commencement of the Tender Offer.
The Tender Offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on December 20, 2016 (the “Expiration Time”). As announced by CNH Industrial on December 7, 2016, the aggregate principal amount of Notes validly tendered and not withdrawn by the Early Tender Time of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 6, 2016 reached the increased Maximum Tender Amount of $413,939,000 and the Company purchased $413,939,000 in aggregate principal amount of Notes on December 9, 2016. Therefore, no additional Notes will be accepted for purchase. Notes tendered and not accepted for purchase will be promptly returned or credited to the holder's account.
About CNH Industrial
CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to CNH Industrial is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions.
All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release including statements regarding our: competitive strengths; business strategy; future financial position or operating results; budgets; projections with respect to revenue, income, earnings (or loss) per share, capital expenditures, dividends, capital structure or other financial items; costs; and plans and objectives of management regarding operations and products, are forward-looking statements. These statements may include terminology such as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “could”, “should”, “intend”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “outlook”, “continue”, “remain”, “on track”, “design”, “target”, “objective”, “goal”, “forecast”, “projection”, “prospects”, “plan”, or similar terminology. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Rather, they are based on current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside the Company’s control and are difficult to predict. If any of these risks and uncertainties materialize or other assumptions underlying any of the forward-looking statements prove to be incorrect, the actual results or developments may differ materially from any future results or developments expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors, risks, and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements include, among others: the many interrelated factors that affect consumer confidence and worldwide demand for capital goods and capital goods-related products; general economic conditions in each of the Company’s markets; changes in government policies regarding banking, monetary and fiscal policies; legislation, particularly relating to capital goods-related issues such as agriculture, the environment, debt relief and subsidy program policies, trade and commerce and infrastructure development; government policies on international trade and investment, including sanctions, import quotas, capital controls and tariffs; actions of competitors in the various industries in which the Company competes; development and use of new technologies and technological difficulties; the interpretation of, or adoption of new, compliance requirements with respect to engine emissions, safety or other aspects of our products; production difficulties, including capacity and supply constraints and excess inventory levels; labor relations; interest rates and currency exchange rates; inflation and deflation; energy prices; prices for agricultural commodities; housing starts and other construction activity; the Company’s ability to obtain financing or to refinance existing debt; a decline in the price of used vehicles; the resolution of pending litigation and investigations on a wide range of topics, including dealer and supplier litigation, follow-on private litigation in various jurisdictions after the recently settled EU antitrust investigation announced on July 19, 2016, intellectual property rights disputes, product warranty and defective product claims, and emissions and/or fuel economy regulatory and contractual issues; the evolution of our contractual relations with Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo (S.H.I.) Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.; the Company’s pension plans and other postemployment obligations; political and civil unrest; volatility and deterioration of capital and financial markets, including further deterioration of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis, possible effects of Brexit, political evolutions in Turkey, terror attacks in Europe and elsewhere, and other similar risks and uncertainties and our success in managing the risks involved in the foregoing. Further information concerning the Company and its businesses, including factors, risks and uncertainties that could materially affect the Company’s financial results is included in CNH Industrial’s annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2015, prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP, the Company’s subsequently filed reports on Form 6-K, in its EU Annual Report at December 31, 2015, prepared in accordance with EU-IFRS and Semi-Annual Report for the period ended on June 30, 2016 in accordance with EU-IFRS. Investors should refer to and consider the incorporated information on risks, factors, and uncertainties in addition to the information presented here.
Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which such statements are made. Furthermore, in light of ongoing difficult macroeconomic conditions, both globally and in the industries in which CNH Industrial operates, it is particularly difficult to forecast results, and any estimates or forecasts of particular periods that are provided in this announcement or the Offer to Purchase are uncertain. Accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The Company can give no assurance that the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. The Company’s outlook is based upon assumptions relating to the factors described in this announcement or the Offer to Purchase, which are sometimes based upon estimates and data received from third parties. Such estimates and data are often revised. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly its outlook or forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new developments or otherwise. Further information concerning CNH Industrial and its businesses, including factors that potentially could materially affect the Company’s financial results, is included in CNH Industrial’s reports and filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), the Autoriteit Financiële Markten (“AFM”) and Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (“CONSOB”).
All future written and oral forward-looking statements by the Company or persons acting on Company’s behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained herein or referred to above.
London, December 21, 2016