SOURCE: Algeco Scotsman

Algeco Scotsman

May 09, 2017 09:34 ET

Algeco Launches English Scheme Process to Implement PIK Exchange

This announcement is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to, and does not, constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or any solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for, any securities of the Algeco Group (as defined below). This announcement is not for distribution or release in or into any jurisdiction in which offers or sales would be prohibited by applicable law.

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - May 9, 2017) -  Algeco/Scotsman Holding S.à r.l. ("AS Holding" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Algeco Group"), the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure portable storage solutions and remote workforce accommodations, today announced that its subsidiary, Algeco Scotsman PIK S.A. ("AS PIKCo"), has launched an English scheme of arrangement in order to implement the terms of the previously-announced exchange offer in respect of AS PIKCo's $400,000,000 PIK loan facility (the "PIK Loan"). Filings with the appropriate court are expected to occur within a week from today. For more information regarding the exchange offer and the English scheme of arrangement, please refer to the announcement made by the Algeco Group on March 22, 2017.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities. In particular, this announcement is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The new securities to be issued in connection with the Exchange Offer have not been approved or recommended by any U.S. federal, state or foreign jurisdiction or regulatory authority. Furthermore, those authorities have not been requested to confirm the accuracy or adequacy of the Offering Memorandum. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offence. The new securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state or foreign securities laws. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act. Accordingly, the new securities will be subject to restrictions on transferability and resale and may not be transferred or resold except as permitted under the U.S. Securities Act and other applicable securities laws, pursuant to registration or exemption therefrom. Eligible holders of the PIK Loans should be aware that they may be required to bear the financial risks of this investment for an indefinite period of time.

Cautionary Notice Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the securities laws of certain applicable jurisdictions, which reflect the Algeco Group's expectations regarding its future operational and financial performance. By their nature, the forward-looking events described in this press release may not be accurate or occur at all. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which the statements were made. Although any forward-looking statements contained in this press release reflect management's current beliefs based upon information currently available to management and upon assumptions which management believes to be reasonable, actual results may differ materially from those stated in or implied by these forward-looking statements. A number of factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the results expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements. These factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, we undertakes no obligation, and specifically decline any obligation, to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About Algeco Scotsman

Algeco Scotsman is the leading global business services provider focused on modular space, secure portable storage solutions, and remote workforce accommodation management. Headquartered in Baltimore, Algeco Scotsman has operations in 25 countries with a modular fleet of approximately 275,000 units. The company operates as Williams Scotsman and Target Logistics in North America, Algeco in Europe, Elliott in the United Kingdom, Ausco in Australia, Portacom in New Zealand, and Algeco Chengdong in China.

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