Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced today that Hertz Vehicle Financing LLC (“HVF”), a special purpose bankruptcy remote limited liability company of which The Hertz Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, is the sole member, priced $598 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.5 year and 5.5 year Series 2011-1 Rental Car Asset Backed Notes, Class A and Class B, rated “Aaa” and “Baa2” by Moody’s, respectively.
The $320 million of 3.5 year Class A notes carry a 2.20% coupon, the $48 million of 3.5 year Class B notes carry a 4.17% coupon, the $200 million of 5.5 year Class A notes carry a 3.29% coupon, and the $30 million of 5.5 year Class B notes carry a 4.96% coupon. The 3.5 year notes and 5.5 year notes have expected final payment dates in March 2015 and March 2017, respectively. The Class B Notes are subordinated to the Class A Notes.
The notes are to be offered and sold only to qualified institutional buyers in an offering exempt from registration pursuant to Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and to investors outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.
The net proceeds from the sale of the notes will be, to the extent permitted by the applicable agreements, (i) used to pay the purchase price of vehicles acquired by HVF pursuant to the Company’s ABS Program, (ii) used to pay the principal amount of other ABS Program indebtedness that is then permitted or required to be paid or (iii) released to HVF to be distributed to The Hertz Corporation or otherwise used by HVF for general purposes. The offering is expected to close on June 16, 2011 subject to customary closing conditions.
This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful. The notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or any applicable state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.