MANITOWOC, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE: MTW) today announced that it had commenced a public offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2022, subject to market and other conditions.
Manitowoc plans to use the net proceeds of the offering to redeem the entire $150 million aggregate principal amount of its 7 1/8% senior notes due 2013 and to repay a portion of the outstanding borrowings under its senior secured credit facilities.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are the joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, which are part of a shelf registration statement Manitowoc filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: High Yield Syndicate, 383 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10179, or by calling (800) 245-8812, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, or by calling (800) 503-4611 or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Client Support, 550 South Tryon Street, 7th Floor, MAC D1086-070, Charlotte, NC 28202, or by calling (800) 326-5897. An electronic copy of the prospectus and prospectus supplement is available from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov.
This press release is not an offer to sell these securities and is not soliciting an offer to buy these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
Founded in 1902, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer with over 115 manufacturing, distribution, and service facilities in 25 countries. The company is recognized globally as one of the premier innovators and providers of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry, which are complemented by a slate of industry-leading product support services. In addition, Manitowoc is one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment, which includes 25 market-leading brands of hot- and cold-focused equipment. In 2011, Manitowoc’s revenues totaled $3.7 billion, with more than half of these revenues generated outside of the United States.
This press release includes “forward-looking statements” intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the current expectations of the management of the company and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements typically containing words such as “intends,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “targets,” “estimates,” and words of similar import. By their nature, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or results and involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially include, among others:
Manitowoc undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Forward-looking statements only speak as of the date on which they are made. Information on the potential factors that could affect the company’s actual results of operations is included in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.
The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
Carl J. Laurino
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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