European Commission Cleared Proposed Merger between Dresser-Rand and Siemens
Closing Scheduled for June 30, 2015
Jun 29, 2015, 06:58 ET
HOUSTON, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand" or the "Company") (NYSE: DRC), a global supplier of rotating equipment and aftermarket parts and services, has been notified that the European Commission cleared the Company's proposed merger with Siemens. All of the conditions precedent regarding regulatory matters have now been satisfied. The closing of the transaction is scheduled to occur on June 30, 2015.
Dresser-Rand is among the largest suppliers of rotating equipment solutions to the worldwide oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries. The Company operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Norway, India, and Brazil, and maintains a network of 49 service and support centers (including 7 engineering and R&D centers) covering more than 150 countries.
Forward Looking Statements
Any statements in this communication about the Company's expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, prospects, financial condition, assumptions or future events or performance, including statements regarding the Company's proposed merger with Siemens, the expected timetable for completing the transaction, benefits and synergies of the transaction and future opportunities for the combined company that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. The Company intends such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the following words: "may," "will," "could," "would," "should," "expect," "intend," "plan," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "project," "potential," "continue," "ongoing," "outlook," "guidance" and similar expressions, although not all forward-looking statements contain these words. The forward-looking information and statements are or may be based on a series of projections and estimates and involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include such factors as: (1) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the merger agreement, (2) the failure to satisfy any of the closing conditions contained in the merger agreement, (3) risks related to disruption of management's attention from the Company's ongoing business operations due to the proposed transaction and (4) the effect of the announcement of the transaction on the ability of the Company to retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with its customers, suppliers and others with whom it does business, or on its operating results and business generally. Additional risks are described under Item 1A, "Risk Factors," in the Company's periodic filings with the SEC, including the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 and subsequently filed quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Because the factors referred to above could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by the Company, you should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this communication, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after such date.
SOURCE Dresser-Rand Group Inc.
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