H&E Equipment Services Announces Conference Call to Discuss Acquisition of Neff Corporation
July 17, 2017 --
BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$HEES--H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the acquisition of the Neff Corporation (NYSE: NEFF). The Company will hold the conference call to discuss the details of the acquisition on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). To listen to the call, participants should dial 719-325-2412 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephonic replay will become available after 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on July 18, 2017, and will continue through July 25, 2017, by dialing 719-457-0820 and entering the confirmation code 4606153.
The live broadcast of the acquisition conference call will be available online at www.he-equipment.com on July 18, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) and will continue to be available for 30 days. Related presentation materials will be posted to the ?Investor Relations section of the Companys web site at www.he-equipment.com prior to the call. The presentation materials will be in Adobe Acrobat format.
About H&E Equipment Services, Inc.
H&E is one of the largest integrated equipment services companies in the United States with 78 full-service facilities throughout the West Coast, Intermountain, Southwest, Gulf Coast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. H&E is focused on heavy construction and industrial equipment and rents, sells and provides parts and services support for four core categories of specialized equipment: (1) hi-lift or aerial platform equipment; (2) cranes; (3) earthmoving equipment; and (4) industrial lift trucks. By providing a multitude of services including equipment rental, sales, on-site parts and repair and maintenance, H&E is a one-stop provider for its customers' varied equipment needs. This full service approach provides H&E with multiple points of customer contact, enabling it to maintain a high quality rental fleet, as well as an effective distribution channel for fleet disposal and provides cross-selling opportunities among its new and used equipment sales, rental, parts sales and services operations.
About Neff Corporation
Neff is a leading regional equipment rental company in the United States, focused on the fast growing Sunbelt States. Based in Miami, FL, the company offers a broad array of equipment rental solutions for its more than 15,000 customers, focusing on key end user markets including infrastructure, non-residential construction, energy and municipal and residential construction. Neff has 69 branches, approximately 1,160 employees and a broad fleet of equipment, including earthmoving, material handling, aerial and other rental equipment to meet specific customer needs.
Statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts, including statements about H&Es or Neffs beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements include statements preceded by, followed by or that include the words ?may, ?could, ?would, ?should, ?believe, ?expect, ?anticipate, ?plan, ?estimate, ?target, ?project, ?intend, ?foresee and similar expressions, as well as other statements, including statements about the anticipated benefits to H&E and Neff from the merger, H&Es and Neffs anticipated financial and operating results, the impact of the merger on H&Es earnings and capital structure and H&Es and Neffs respective plans, objectives and intentions. All forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance and achievements of H&E and Neff to differ materially from the anticipated results expressed or implied by any forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, among others: (1) the risk that the savings and synergies anticipated from the merger are not realized or take longer than anticipated to be realized; (2) disruption or reputational harm as a result of the merger with H&Es or Neffs customers, suppliers, employees or others business partner relationships; (3) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the merger agreement, the failure of the closing conditions included in the merger agreement to be satisfied (or any material delay in satisfying such conditions), or any other failure to consummate the transactions contemplated thereby, including in circumstances in which one party would be obligated to pay the other a termination fee or other damages or expenses; (4) the risk of unsuccessful integration of H&Es and Neffs businesses, or that such integration will be materially delayed or will be more costly or difficult than anticipated; (5) the amount of the costs, fees, expenses and charges related to the merger; (6) the ability to obtain required governmental approvals of the proposed merger, including approval under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976; (7) any additional costs related to the merger or the other transactions contemplated thereby as a result of unexpected factors or events; (8) the significant indebtedness of the combined company, including the indebtedness incurred in the proposed financing of the merger; (9) any negative effects of this announcement or the consummation of the merger, the proposed financing thereof or any of the other transactions contemplated thereby on the market price of H&Es or Neffs common stock or other securities; (10) the diversion of management time on transaction-related issues; (11) other business effects, including the effects of general industry, market, economic, political or regulatory conditions, future exchange or interest rates or changes in tax laws, regulations, rates and policies, including the uncertainty regarding rules and regulations with respect to the foregoing that may be affected by the United States Congress and Trump administration; and (12) the expected business outlook, anticipated financial and operating results generally. For a more detailed discussion of some of the foregoing risks and uncertainties, see H&Es and Neffs respective Annual Reports on Form 10-K and other reports and other documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements are only predictions and are not guarantees of performance. These statements are based on the current beliefs and assumptions of H&Es and Neffs management, which in turn are based on currently available information and important, underlying assumptions. H&E and Neff are under no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements after this press release, whether as a result of any new information, future events or otherwise. Investors, potential investors, security holders and other readers are urged to consider the above mentioned factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Although H&E and Neff believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, they cannot guarantee future results or performance, including the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the merger agreement or the proposed financing thereof or any anticipated effects of the merger.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed acquisition, Neff intends to prepare an information statement in preliminary and definitive form for its stockholders containing the information with respect to the proposed merger specified in Schedule 14C promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the ?Exchange Act), and describing the proposed merger. Neffs stockholders are urged to carefully read the information statement regarding the proposed merger and any other relevant documents in their entirety when they become available because they will contain important information about the proposed acquisition. You may obtain copies of all documents filed with the SEC regarding the proposed merger, free of charge, at the SECs website, http://www.sec.gov, or on the Investor Relations section of Neffs website (www.neffrental.com), or by directing a request to Neff by mail or telephone as set forth above. Investors are also urged to read the current reports on Form 8-K to be filed by each of H&E and Neff regarding the proposed merger, which will also contain important information.