United Technologies Announces Final Results of Cash Tender Offers for Goodrich Notes
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the final results for the previously announced cash tender offers (the “Offers”) for six series of outstanding notes issued by the Goodrich Corporation. As of the expiration of the Offers at midnight, New York City time, at the end of Jan. 7, 2013 (the “Expiration Time”), approximately $30.9 million principal amount of the 2018 notes, approximately $129.3 million principal amount of the 2020 notes, approximately $305.8 million principal amount of the 2021 notes, approximately $9.4 million principal amount of the 2027 notes, approximately $120.2 million principal amount of the 2036 notes and approximately $40.9 million principal amount of the 2038 notes were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn in the Offers, or a total of $636.5 million principal amount of all notes subject to the Offers.
Subject to the terms and conditions of the Offers, UTC has accepted for purchase all of the notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn pursuant to the Offers at or prior to the Expiration Time and that have not previously been purchased during the course of the Offers. Payment for notes accepted for purchase will be made on Jan. 8, 2013.
This press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell securities. No offer, solicitation, purchase or sale will be made in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful. The Offers are being made solely pursuant to terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase and the Letter of Transmittal.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are serving as Joint Dealer Managers for the Offers. Questions regarding the Offers may be directed to Merrill Lynch at 888-292-0070 (toll free) or 646-855-3401 (collect), to Deutsche Bank at 866-627-0391 (toll free) or 212-250-2955 (collect), or to Goldman Sachs at 800-828-3182 (toll free) or 212-902-6941 (collect). Requests for the Offer to Purchase or the Letter of Transmittal or the documents incorporated by reference therein may be directed to D.F. King & Co., Inc., which is acting as Tender and Information Agent for the Offers, at the following telephone numbers: banks and brokers, (212) 269-5550; all others toll free at (800) 967-4604.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.
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