Fluor Prices $600 Million Public Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has priced a registered public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.250% senior unsecured notes maturing in 2028. The net proceeds of this offering are expected to be used to redeem or repay outstanding indebtedness, and for general corporate purposes. Fluor expects to close the offering on August 29, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. acted as joint book-running managers, along with several senior co-managers and co-managers.
The senior unsecured notes offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (including a base prospectus) that Fluor has on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the base prospectus. A copy of the prospectus supplement and the base prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be obtained by contacting Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated at 1-800-294-1322, by contacting BNP Paribas Securities Corp. at 1-800-854-5674, or by visiting the SEC website at www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other securities, nor shall there be any sale of the notes or any other securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Fluor Corporation
Founded in 1912, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance company that transforms the world by building prosperity and empowering progress. Fluor serves its clients by designing, building and maintaining safe, well executed, capital-efficient projects around the world. With headquarters in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 153 on the Fortune 500 list with revenue of $19.5 billion in 2017 and has more than 56,000 employees worldwide.
Forward-Looking Statements: This release may contain forward-looking statements (including without limitation statements to the effect that the Company or its management “believes,” “expects,” is “positioned” or other similar expressions). These forward-looking statements, including statements relating to future growth, backlog, earnings and the outlook for the Company’s business, as well as the notes offering and the use of proceeds from the notes offering, are based on current management expectations and involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially as a result of a number of factors, including, among other things, the cyclical nature of many of the markets the Company serves, including the Company’s Energy & Chemicals segment; the Company’s failure to receive new contract awards; the Company’s failure to meet cost and schedule estimates; cost overruns, project delays or other problems arising from project execution activities; intense competition in the industries in which we operate; failure of our joint venture or other partners, suppliers or subcontractors to perform their obligations; failure to obtain favorable results in existing or future litigation or dispute resolution proceedings or claims; cyber-security breaches; foreign economic and political uncertainties; client cancellations of, or scope adjustments to, existing contracts; client delays or defaults in making payments; risks or uncertainties associated with events outside of our control, including weather conditions; the Company’s failure, or the failure of our agents or partners, to comply with laws; the potential impact of certain tax matters; possible information technology interruptions or inability to protect intellectual property; new or changing legal requirements, including those relating to environmental, health and safety matters; liabilities associated with the performance of nuclear services; foreign currency risks; the availability of credit and restrictions imposed by credit facilities, both for the Company and our clients, suppliers, subcontractors or other partners; failure to maintain safe worksites and international security risks; the inability to hire and retain qualified personnel; possible limitations on bonding or letter of credit capacity; risks or uncertainties associated with acquisitions, dispositions and investments; risks arising from the inability to successfully integrate acquired businesses; the use of estimates and assumptions in preparing our financial statements; and the Company’s ability to secure appropriate insurance. Caution must be exercised in relying on these and other forward-looking statements. Due to known and unknown risks, the Company’s results may differ materially from its expectations and projections.
Additional information concerning these and other factors can be found in the Company’s public periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the discussion under the heading “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in the Company’s Form 10-K filed on February 20, 2018. Such filings are available either publicly or upon request from Fluor’s Investor Relations Department: (469) 398-7222. The Company disclaims any intent or obligation other than as required by law to update its forward-looking statements in light of new information or future events.
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CONTACT: Fluor Corporation
Brian Mershon, 469-398-7621
Brett Turner, 864-281-6976
Jason Landkamer, 469-398-7222
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TEXAS
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE
SOURCE: Fluor Corporation
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