SOURCE: HC2 Holdings, Inc.

HC2 Holdings, Inc.

December 23, 2014 17:01 ET

HC2 Holdings, Inc. to List on NYSE MKT

Common Shares to Begin Trading on Monday, December 29, 2014; Symbol Remains "HCHC"

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 23, 2014) - HC2 Holdings, Inc. ("HC2") (OTCQB: HCHC) announced today that its shares of common stock have been approved for listing on the NYSE MKT.  HC2 presently anticipates that the trading of common stock will begin trading on the NYSE MKT on Monday, December 29, 2014, and continue trading under the symbol "HCHC."  HC2's common stock will cease quotation on the OTCQB market once it is listed on the NYSE MKT.

Philip A. Falcone, Chairman, President and CEO of HC2 said, "Listing on the NYSE MKT is a major milestone for HC2, and I take a great deal of personal satisfaction from this news.  We are excited about the NYSE MKT listing, which, we believe, should increase the trading liquidity of our stock, broaden our stockholder base, and raise our profile in the investment community."

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

Safe Harbor's Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This release contains, and certain oral statements made by our representatives from time to time may contain, forward-looking statements. Generally, forward-looking statements include information describing the offering and other actions, events, results, strategies and expectations and are generally identifiable by use of the words "believes," "expects," "intends," "anticipates," "plans," "seeks," "estimates," "projects," "may," "will,'" '"could," "might," or "continues" or similar expressions. These statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of HC2's management and the management of HC2's subsidiaries. Factors that could cause actual results, events and developments to differ include, without limitation, capital market conditions, the ability of HC2's subsidiaries to generate sufficient net income and cash flows to make upstream cash distributions, trading characteristics of the HC2 common stock, the ability of HC2 and its subsidiaries to identify any suitable future acquisition opportunities, efficiencies/cost avoidance, cost savings, income and margins, growth, economies of scale, combined operations, future economic performance, conditions to, and the timetable for, completing the integration of financial reporting of acquired or target businesses, completing future acquisitions and dispositions, litigation, potential and contingent liabilities, management's plans, changes in regulations, taxes and the risks that may affect the performance of the operating subsidiaries of HC2 and those factors listed under the caption "Risk Factors" in HC2's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements described herein are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurance that the actual results, events or developments referenced herein will occur or be realized. HC2 does not undertake any obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operation results.

About HC2
HC2 Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded (OTCQB: HCHC), diversified holding company, which seeks to acquire and grow attractive businesses that generate sustainable free cash flow. HC2 has a diverse array of operating subsidiaries, each with their own dedicated management teams, across a broad set of industries, including, but not limited to, telecom/infrastructure, large-scale U.S. construction, energy, and life sciences. HC2 seeks opportunities that generate attractive returns and significant cash flow in order to maximize value for all stakeholders. Currently, HC2's largest operating subsidiaries are Schuff International, Inc., a leading structural steel fabricator in the United States, and Global Marine Systems Limited, a global offshore engineering company focused on subsea cable installation and maintenance. Founded in 1994, HC2 is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

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