NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has commenced change of control offers (the Offers) to purchase any and all of the following outstanding senior notes of GenOn Energy, Inc. (GenOn):
- 7.625% Senior Notes due 2014,
- 7.875% Senior Notes due 2017,
- 9.500% Senior Notes due 2018, and
- 9.875% Senior Notes due 2020.
The Company has retained Wilmington Trust, National Association to act as the Depositary and Paying Agent. Questions and requests for additional documents may be directed to the Depositary in writing at Wilmington Trust, National Association, Rodney Square North, 1100 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19890-1626, Attention: Sam Hamed, by telephone at (302) 636-6181 or by facsimile at (302) 636-4139.This press release shall not constitute an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to sell the notes. The Offers are made solely by means of the Offers to Purchase and the related Letters of Transmittal for each series of notes. No recommendation is made as to whether holders of the notes should tender their notes. Forward Looking Statements This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including, but not limited to, statements about the Offers, plans, expectations, objectives and other future events. Forward-looking statements typically can be identified by the use of words such as “will,” “expect,” “believe,” and similar terms. Additional information concerning other risk factors is contained in NRG’s and GenOn’s most recently filed Annual Reports on Form 10-K, subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, recent Current Reports on Form 8-K, and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Although NRG believes that its expectations are reasonable, it can give no assurance that these expectations will prove to have been correct, and actual results may vary materially. Many of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions are beyond NRG’s ability to control or predict. Because of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Furthermore, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and NRG does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this communication. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements concerning NRG, GenOn, the Offers or other matters and attributable to NRG, GenOn or any person acting on their behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements above.