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PARK RIDGE, N.J.,
March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) (the "Company") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Hertz Corporation ("Hertz"), has entered into an agreement to sell
$250 million aggregate principal amount of 4.250% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") in a private offering (the "Offering") exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Offering is expected to close on or about
March 28, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.
The Notes will pay interest semi-annually in arrears. The Notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the domestic subsidiaries of Hertz that guarantee its senior credit facilities from time to time.
Hertz intends to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the Notes to replenish a portion of its liquidity after having dividended approximately
$467.2 million in available liquidity to the Company, which the Company used to repurchase approximately 23 million of the approximately 60 million shares of the Company's common stock sold in an offering by certain of the Company's stockholders on
March 12, 2013.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Notes (and the guarantees of the Notes) or any other securities, nor will there be any sale of the Notes or any other securities 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. The Notes (and the guarantees of the Notes) will be issued in reliance on the exemption from the registration requirements provided by Rule 144A under the Securities Act and, outside of
the United States, only to non-U.S. investors pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. None of the Notes and such guarantees have been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in
the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands from approximately 10,270 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations in
Middle East and
New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,860 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Our Dollar and Thrifty brands have approximately 1,410 corporate and franchisee locations in 83 countries. Our Hertz brand name is one of the most recognized in the world, signifying leadership in quality rental services and products. We are one of the only car rental companies that has an extensive network of company‑operated rental locations both in
the United States and in all major European markets. We believe that we maintain the leading airport car rental brand market share, by overall reported revenues, in
the United States and at 120 major airports in
Europe where we have company‑operated locations and where data regarding car rental concessionaire activity is available. We believe that we also maintain the second largest market share, by overall reported revenues, in the off-airport car rental market in
the United States. In our equipment rental business segment, we rent equipment through approximately 340 branches in
the United States,
Saudi Arabia, as well as through our international licensees. We and our predecessors have been in the car rental business since 1918 and in the equipment rental business since 1965. We also own Donlen Corporation, based in
Northbrook, Illinois, which is a leader in providing fleet leasing and management services.
CAUTIONARY NOTE CONCERNING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This communication contains "forward-looking statements." Examples of forward-looking statements include information concerning our liquidity and its possible or assumed future results of operations, including descriptions of its business strategy. These forward-looking statements often include words such as "believe," "expect," "project," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "estimate," "seek," "will," "may," "would," "should," "could," "forecasts" or similar expressions. These statements are based on certain assumptions that the Company has made in light of its experience in the industry as well as its perceptions of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors that the Company believes are appropriate in these circumstances. You should understand that these statements are not guarantees of performance or results. They involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could affect our actual financial results and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, due to a variety of important factors, both positive and negative.