Forward Looking Statements and use of Non-GAAP InformationThis release contains, and other written or oral statements made by or on behalf of Zep may include, forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, the statements regarding the expected accretion and synergies of the transaction described above and the statements regarding our ability to repay indebtedness are forward-looking statements. Our forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, expectations, or outcomes to differ materially from our historical experience as well as management's present expectations or projections. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to:
- economic conditions in general;
- customer and supplier relationships and prices;
- our ability to realize anticipated benefits from information technology initiatives and the timing of benefits;
- market demand; and
- litigation and other contingent liabilities, such as environmental matters.