Hertz Global Holdings announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Hertz Corporation (“Hertz”), had entered into an agreement to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) in a private offering (the “Offering”) exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). Giving effect to the issue price, the Notes will yield 6.69%. The Notes are expected to constitute a further issuance of, will be fungible with and will be consolidated and form a single series with the $500 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 issued by Hertz on February 8, 2011. The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about March 21, 2011, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes will pay interest semi-annually in arrears. The Notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the domestic subsidiaries of Hertz that guarantee its senior credit facilities.
Hertz intends to use all of the net proceeds from the issuance of the Notes to redeem a portion of its outstanding 8.875% Senior Notes due 2014.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Notes and the guarantees or any other securities, nor will there be any sale of the Notes or any other securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. The Notes and the guarantees will be issued in reliance on the exemption from the registration requirements provided by Rule 144A under the Securities Act and, outside of the United States, only to non-U.S. investors pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. None of the Notes and the guarantees has 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 the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.