CNH ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF ITS SENIOR NOTES EXCHANGE OFFER
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BURR RIDGE, IL - (May 13, 2010) - CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Case New Holland Inc., has extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange up to $1,000,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 7 ¾% Senior Notes due 2013 that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for its outstanding unregistered 7 ¾% Senior Notes due 2013.
The exchange offer, which was originally scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 13, 2010, will now expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 26, 2010. Based on a preliminary count by the exchange agent for the exchange offer, through 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 13, 2010, $989,638,000 in aggregate principal amount of the outstanding 7 ¾% Senior Notes due 2013 have been tendered and delivered to the exchange agent, $16,796,000 in aggregate principal amount of such Notes have been tendered to the exchange agent through notice of guaranteed delivery, and $1,250,000 in aggregate principal amount of such Notes have been withdrawn by the holders thereof.
The exchange agent for the exchange offer is The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., Corporate Trust Operations, Reorganization Unit, 101 Barclay Street ? 7 East, New York, New York 10286. For information call (212) 815-5920.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the senior notes, nor will there be any sale of the senior notes in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses. Supported by more than 11,600 dealers in approximately 170 countries, CNH brings together the knowledge and heritage of its Case and New Holland brand families with the strength and resources of its worldwide commercial, industrial, product support and finance organizations. CNH Global N.V., whose stock is listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CNH), is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat S.p.A. (FIA.MI). More information about CNH and its Case and New Holland products can be found online at www.cnh.com.