Garda World Security Corporation

Garda World Security Corporation

October 18, 2013 07:30 ET

Garda World Security Corporation Announces Proposed Refinancing

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2013) - Garda World Security Corporation "GardaWorld", one of the largest privately owned business solutions and security services companies in the world, announced that it intends to launch a refinancing of existing indebtedness outstanding under its senior secured credit facilities and its U.S. dollar and Canadian dollar denominated senior unsecured notes due 2017. GardaWorld expects to refinance its existing indebtedness with the proceeds from new senior secured credit facilities and the issuance of senior unsecured notes.

The consummation of the refinancing is subject to market and other customary conditions and there can be no assurance that the refinancing will occur.

Any securities issued in connection with the refinancing have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements and applicable state securities or blue sky laws or foreign securities laws. Any securities issued in connection with the refinancing have not been and will not be qualified for sale to the public under applicable Canadian securities laws and, accordingly, any offer and sale of securities in Canada will be made on a basis which is exempt from the prospectus and dealer registration requirements of such securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation to buy, any securities, nor shall there be any sales of securities 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.

About GardaWorld

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, GardaWorld provides business solutions and security services around the world. Our 45,000 highly trained, dedicated professionals serve clients throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. GardaWorld works across a broad range of sectors, including natural resources, retail, construction, telecommunications and manufacturing, and on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, governments, NGOs and humanitarian relief organizations. For more information, visit www.garda.com.

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 Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to GardaWorld's future outlook and anticipated events, business, operations, financial performance, financial condition or results and, in some cases, can be identified by terminology such as "may"; "will"; "should"; "expect"; "plan"; "anticipate"; "believe"; "intend"; "estimate"; "predict"; "potential"; "continue"; "foresee", "ensure" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. In particular, statements regarding the company's future operating results and economic performance and its objectives and strategies are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on certain factors and assumptions including expected growth, results of operations, performance and business prospects and opportunities, which GardaWorld believes are reasonable as of the current date. While management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to the company, they may prove to be incorrect. The company cautions the reader that the current economic conditions make forward-looking information and the underlying assumptions subject to greater uncertainty and that, consequently, they may not materialize, or the results may significantly differ from the company's expectations. It is impossible for GardaWorld to predict with certainty the impact that the current economic may have on future results. Forward-looking information is also subject to certain factors, including risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from what GardaWorld currently expects. These factors include technological changes, changes in market and competition, governmental or regulatory developments, general economic conditions, the development of new services, the enhancement of existing services, and the introduction of competing products having technological or other advantages, many of which are beyond the company's control. Therefore, future events and results may vary significantly from what management currently foresees. The reader should not place undue importance on forward-looking information and should not rely upon this information as of any other date. While management may elect to, the company is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation), and does not undertake to update or alter this information before the next quarter.

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