On March 18, 2013, the Company posted a new corporate Investor Presentation to its Investor Relations website at http://investor.tempurpedic.com.
About Tempur-Pedic International
Tempur-Pedic International Inc. (NYSE: TPX) is the world's largest bedding provider. The Company intends to change its corporate name to Tempur Sealy International, Inc. and will seek stockholder approval for the proposed name change at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders in May 2013. Tempur-Pedic International develops, manufactures and markets mattresses, foundations, pillows and other products. The Company's brand portfolio includes many of the most highly recognized brands in the industry, including Tempur®, Tempur-Pedic®, Sealy®, Sealy Posturepedic®, Optimum ™ and Stearns & Foster®. World headquarters for Tempur-Pedic International is in Lexington, KY. For more information, visit http://www.tempurpedic.com or http://www.sealy.com, or call 800-805-3635.
Forward-looking StatementsThis release contains "forward-looking statements," within the meaning of federal securities laws, which include information concerning one or more of the Company's plans, objectives, goals, strategies, and other information that is not historical information. When used in this release, the words "estimates," "expects," "anticipates," "projects," "plans," "proposed," "intends," "believes," and variations of such words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements relating to the Company's intended change of its corporate name, and benefits anticipated from the merger with Sealy Corporation, including with respect to anticipated synergies, strong cash flow and debt repayment. All forward looking statements are based upon current expectations and beliefs and various assumptions. There can be no assurance that the Company will realize these expectations or that these beliefs will prove correct. Numerous factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control, could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed as forward-looking statements. These risk factors include general economic, financial and industry conditions, particularly in the retail sector, as well as consumer confidence and the availability of consumer financing; uncertainties arising from global events; the effects of changes in foreign exchange rates on the Company's reported earnings; consumer acceptance of the Company's products; industry competition; the efficiency and effectiveness of the Company's advertising campaigns and other marketing programs; the Company's ability to increase sales productivity within existing retail accounts and to further penetrate the Company's retail channel, including the timing of opening or expanding within large retail accounts; the Company's ability to expand brand awareness, distribution and new products; the Company's ability to continuously improve and expand its product line, maintain efficient, timely and cost-effective production and delivery of its products, and manage its growth; the effects of strategic investments on the Company's operations; changes in foreign tax rates and changes in tax laws generally, including the ability to utilize tax loss carry forwards; changing commodity costs; the effect of future legislative or regulatory changes; the possibility of litigation (including relating to the Sealy merger); and the ability to successfully integrate Sealy into Tempur-Pedic's operations and realize synergies from the proposed transaction.