Kansas City Southern ("KCS") (NYSE: KSU) announced today the expiration and final results of the previously announced exchange offers (the "Exchange Offers") for any and all outstanding notes of the series set forth on the table below issued by its wholly-owned subsidiaries (i) The Kansas City Southern Railway Company ("KCSR") and (ii) Kansas City Southern de México, S.A. de C.V. ("KCSM") (collectively, the "Existing Notes") and the related consent solicitations (the "Consent Solicitations"). The Consent Solicitations sought consents (the "Consents") on behalf of KCSR or KCSM, as applicable, from each Eligible Holder (as defined below) of the Existing Notes relating to certain proposed amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indentures governing the Existing Notes (collectively, the "Existing Indentures"). The results of the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations as of 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on December 8, 2015 (the "Expiration Date"), are as follows:

Issuer of Notes to be Exchanged

Series of Notes to be Exchanged

Principal Amount Outstanding ($mm)
    CUSIP No.    

Principal Amount of Existing Notes Exchanged ($mm)

Approximate Percentage of Existing Notes Exchanged
KCSR 3.85% Senior Notes due 2023 $200.0 485188 AM8 $195.0 97.5%
KCSR 4.30% Senior Notes due 2043 $450.0 485188 AN6 $437.6 97.2%
KCSR 4.95% Senior Notes due 2045 $500.0 485188 AP1 $476.7 95.3%
KCSM Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2016 $250.0 485161 AU7 $244.8 97.9%
KCSM 2.35% Senior Notes due 2020 $275.0 485161 AQ6 $239.6 87.1%
KCSM     3.00% Senior Notes due 2023     $450.0     485161 AS2     $439.1     97.6%
TOTAL $2,125.0 $2,032.8 95.7%

On December 9, 2015, KCS accepted for purchase, and paid the applicable consideration for, all Existing Notes that were validly tendered (and not validly withdrawn) in the Exchange Offers on or prior to the Expiration Date, plus accrued and unpaid interest. The consummation of the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations was subject to and conditional upon, among other things, KCS entering into a new $800.0 million revolving credit facility (the "KCS Revolving Credit Facility"), which occurred on December 9, 2015. The KCS Revolving Credit Facility, in turn, is expected to be used primarily to support issuance of commercial paper by KCS under a new $800.0 million commercial paper program entered into on December 9, 2015.

The Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations were made, and the KCS Notes were offered and issued, only (a) in the United States to holders of Existing Notes who are "qualified institutional buyers" (as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act")) and (b) outside the United States to holders of Existing Notes who are persons other than U.S. persons in reliance upon Regulation S under the Securities Act (collectively, "Eligible Holders").

KCS retained D.F. King & Co., Inc. to serve as the information agent and exchange agent for the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations.

The KCS Notes have not 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 registration requirements, and will therefore be subject to substantial restrictions on transfer. KCS and the guarantors have entered into a registration rights agreement with respect to the KCS Notes and the note guarantees. This press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to purchase, a solicitation of an offer to purchase or a solicitation of consents with respect to, any securities.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is KCSR, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include KCSM, serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS's North American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a NAFTA Railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the securities laws concerning potential future events involving KCS and its subsidiaries, which could materially differ from the events that actually occur. Words such as "projects," "estimates," "forecasts," "believes," "intends," "expects," "anticipates," and similar expressions are intended to identify many of these forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based upon information currently available to management and management's perception thereof as of the date hereof. Differences that actually occur could be caused by a number of external factors over which management has little or no control, including: competition and consolidation within the transportation industry; the business environment in industries that produce and use items shipped by rail; loss of the rail concession of KCS' subsidiary, KCSM; the termination of, or failure to renew, agreements with customers, other railroads and third parties; interest rates; access to capital; disruptions to KCS' technology infrastructure, including its computer systems; natural events such as severe weather, hurricanes and floods; market and regulatory responses to climate change; credit risk of customers and counterparties and their failure to meet their financial obligations; legislative and regulatory developments and disputes; rail accidents or other incidents or accidents on KCS' rail network or at KCS' facilities or customer facilities involving the release of hazardous materials, including toxic inhalation hazards; fluctuation in prices or availability of key materials, in particular diesel fuel; dependency on certain key suppliers of core rail equipment; changes in securities and capital markets; availability of qualified personnel; labor difficulties, including strikes and work stoppages; insufficiency of insurance to cover lost revenue, profits or other damages; acts of terrorism or risk of terrorist activities; war or risk of war; domestic and international economic conditions; political and economic conditions in Mexico and the level of trade between the United States and Mexico; increased demand and traffic congestion; the outcome of claims and litigation involving KCS or its subsidiaries; and other factors affecting the operation of the business. More detailed information about factors that could affect future events may be found in filings by KCS with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including KCS' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 (File No. 1-4717) and subsequent reports. Forward-looking statements are not, and should not be relied upon as, a guarantee of future performance or results, nor will they necessarily prove to be accurate indications of the times at or by which any such performance or results will be achieved. As a result, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements. KCS is not obligated to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or developments.

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