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Wabtec Completes Acquisition of Remaining Shares of Faiveley Transport

WILMERDING, Pa., March 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB) has completed the acquisition of the remaining shares of Faiveley Transport by implementing a mandatory squeeze-out procedure at the price of the cash tender offer, a cash payment of 100 euros for each outstanding Faiveley Transport share. As a result, Faiveley Transport’s shares were delisted from Euronext Paris.

Wabtec Corporation (www.wabtec.com) is a leading global provider of equipment, systems and value-added services for transit and freight rail. Through its subsidiaries, the company manufactures a range of products for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit vehicles. The company also builds new switcher and commuter locomotives, and provides aftermarket services. The company has facilities located throughout the world.

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Faiveley Transport is incorporated in France and listed on Euronext Paris and any offer for its securities will be subject to French disclosure and procedural requirements, which differ from those that are applicable to offers conducted solely in the U.S., including with respect to withdrawal rights, offer timetable, settlement procedures and timing of payments. The transactions described above will be structured to comply with French and U.S. securities laws and regulations applicable to transactions of this type. Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Contact: Tim Wesley Phone: 412.825.1543 E-mail: twesley@wabtec.com Website: www.wabtec.com

Source:Wabtec Corporation