Icahn Enterprises L.P. Intends to Offer New Senior Debt

Nov 08, 2010, 08:16 ET from Icahn Enterprises L.P.

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NYSE: IEP) –  Icahn Enterprises L.P. announced today that it, together with Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp., intends to offer $500 million in principal amount of senior debt securities for issuance in a private placement not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.  The proceeds from the offering will be used for general corporate purposes.  There can be no assurance that the issuance and sale of any debt securities will be consummated.

This press release is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135c under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the debt securities.  Any debt securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.  

Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NYSE: IEP), a master limited partnership, is a diversified holding company engaged in seven primary business segments:  Investment Management, Automotive, Railcar, Food Packaging, Metals, Real Estate and Home Fashion.  

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