NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2012--
HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) today announced that its wholly owned
subsidiary, HCA Inc., proposes to offer, subject to market and other
considerations, $2 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured
notes and senior unsecured notes. Actual terms of the notes, including
interest rate and principal amount, will depend on market conditions at
the time of pricing. HCA Inc. intends to use the net proceeds of this
offering for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment
of its existing term loan B-1 facility, due November, 2013 and the
financing of a dividend to stockholders of HCA Holdings, Inc.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities,
Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo Securities are
acting as the joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus, copies of
which may be obtained from:
BofA Merrill Lynch
222 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Attention: Prospectus Department
You may also visit www.sec.gov
to obtain an electronic copy of the prospectus and related preliminary
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the
notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale
would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the
securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
Information provided and statements contained in this press release that
are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act, Section 21E of the
Exchange Act and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Such forward-looking statements only speak as of the date of this press
release and HCA assumes no obligation to update the information included
in this press release. Such forward-looking statements include the
expected use of proceeds from the offering. These statements often
include words such as “approximate,” “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,”
“intend,” “plan,” “estimate” or similar expressions. These
forward-looking statements are not historical facts, and are based on
current expectations, estimates and projections about HCA’s industry,
management’s beliefs and certain assumptions made by management, many of
which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and beyond HCA’s
control. Accordingly, readers are cautioned that any such
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or
occurrence of events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and
assumptions that are difficult to predict. Although HCA believes that
the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are
reasonable as of the date made, expectations may prove to have been
materially different from the results expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. Unless otherwise required by law, HCA also
disclaims any obligation to update its view of any such risks or
uncertainties or to announce publicly the result of any revisions to the
forward-looking statements made in this press release.
All references to the “Company” and “HCA” as used through this release
refer to HCA Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.
Source: HCA Holdings, Inc.
HCA Holdings, Inc.