Chrysler Group Enters Into Agreement with UAW to Make Contributions to VEBA Trust and Pays a Special Distribution

Jan 21, 2014, 10:35 ET from Chrysler Group LLC

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, Chrysler Group and the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (the "UAW") have entered into a memorandum of understanding to supplement Chrysler Group's existing collective bargaining  agreement.  Under the MoU, Chrysler Group will provide additional contributions to the VEBA Trust of an aggregate of $700 million in four equal annual installments.  Chrysler Group made the initial payment today contemporaneously with the closing of a transaction between a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiat and the VEBA Trust in which Chrysler Group became a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat.

Additionally, Chrysler Group paid a special distribution to its members in an aggregate amount of $1,900 million.1

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1 FNA's portion of the special distribution was paid to the VEBA Trust as part of the purchase consideration for its acquisition of the VEBA Trust's equity interest in Chrysler Group.

SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC