CNH Dividend Record Date
BURR RIDGE, IL, Dec 07, 2012 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --The Board of Directors of CNH Global N.V. CNH announced thatit has approved a record date of December 20, 2012 with respect toCNH's previously announced extraordinary dividend to Companyshareholders in the amount of US 10/share. Payment of the dividendis conditioned upon the approval of CNH's shareholders at thepreviously announced Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders onDecember 17, 2012. Upon the approval of the extraordinary dividend byCNH's shareholders, CNH shares will trade ex-dividend on and afterDecember 18, 2012 (two business days prior to the December 20, 2012record date), and CNH will use its reasonable best efforts for thedividend to be paid prior to December 31, 2012, or as promptlythereafter as practicable.
CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural andconstruction equipment businesses. Supported by approximately 11,300dealers in approximately 170 countries, CNH brings together theknowledge and heritage of its Case and New Holland brand familieswith the strength and resources of its worldwide commercial,industrial, product support and finance organizations. CNH GlobalN.V., whose stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange CNH, is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Industrial S.p.A.(FI.MI). More information about CNH and its Case and New Hollandproducts can be found online at www.cnh.com.
This document does not constitute an offer to exchange or sell or anoffer to exchange or buy any securities. An offer of securities inthe United States pursuant to a business combination transaction willonly be made through a prospectus which is part of an effectiveregistration statement filed with the US Securities and ExchangeCommission. CNH Global N.V. ("CNH") shareholders who are US personsor are located in the United States are advised to read theregistration statement when and if it is declared effective by the USSecurities and Exchange Commission because it will contain importantinformation relating to the proposed transaction. You will be able toinspect and copy the registration statement relating to the proposedtransaction and documents incorporated by reference at the SEC'sPublic Reference Room at 100 F Street, N.E., Room 1580, Washington,D.C. 20549. CNH's SEC filings are also available to the public at theSEC's web site at http://www.sec.gov. In addition, Fiat Industrialwill make the effective registration statement available for free toshareholders of CNH and Fiat Industrial in the United States.
This communication contains forward-looking statements relating toCNH and the proposed business combination with Fiat Industrial. Allstatements included in this communication concerning activities,events or developments that we expect, believe or anticipate will ormay occur in the future are forward-looking statements.Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations andprojections about future events and involve known and unknown risks,uncertainties and other factors, including, but not limited to, thefollowing: uncertainties as to whether the proposed businesscombination will be consummated, uncertainties as to the timing ofthe proposed business combination, uncertainties as to how many ofCNH's shareholders will participate in the proposed businesscombination, the risk that the announcement of the proposed businesscombination may make it more difficult for CNH to establish ormaintain relationships with its employees, suppliers and otherbusiness partners, the risk that CNH's business will be adverselyimpacted during the pendency of the proposed business combination;the risk that the operations of CNH and Fiat Industrial will not beintegrated successfully, the risk that the expected cost savings andother synergies from the proposed business combination may not befully realized, realized at all or take longer to realize thananticipated, and other economic, business and competitive factorsaffecting the businesses of CNH generally, including those set forthin its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31,2011 filed by CNH with the SEC on February 29, 2012. Theseforward-looking statements speak only as of the date of thiscommunication and we undertake no obligation to update or revise anyforward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information,future events and developments or otherwise, except as required bylaw.
For more information contact:
CNH Investor Relations
1 (630) 887-3745
CNH Corporate Communications
1 (630) 887-3823
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