United Rentals

United Rentals

March 24, 2005 08:36 ET

United Rentals Amends Credit Facility


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FOR: UNITED RENTALS

NYSE SYMBOL: URI

MARCH 24, 2005 - 08:36 ET

United Rentals Amends Credit Facility

GREENWICH, Conn.--(CCNMatthews - Mar 24, 2005) -

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that the lenders under
its secured credit facility have agreed the company may defer providing
2004 audited financial statements until June 29, 2005. The lenders also
agreed to waive certain defaults arising from the company's delay in
filing its 2004 Report on Form 10-K. For additional information, please
refer to the company's current report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on
March 24, 2005.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the
world, with an integrated network of 730 rental locations in 47 states,
ten Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 12,700 employees serve
construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities,
homeowners and others. The company offers for rent over 600 different
types of equipment with a total original cost of $3.7 billion. United
Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the
Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Additional information about United Rentals is available at
www.unitedrentals.com.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    United Rentals, Inc.
    Chuck Wessendorf, 203-618-7318
    cwessendorf@ur.com