DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today the closing of its offer to exchange $300 million of its 5.875% Senior Notes due 2021, that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Exchange Notes”), for $300 million of its outstanding 5.875% Senior Notes due 2021, that were issued on December 5, 2011, in a private offering (the “Outstanding Notes”).
The exchange offer expired at 5:00 p.m. New York City time on May 2, 2012 with $279,890,000 in aggregate principal amount of the Outstanding Notes, representing 93% of the Outstanding Notes, having been validly tendered in exchange for an equal amount of Exchange Notes.
This press release is not an offer to buy or sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of such securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. A registration statement on Form S-4 relating to the exchange offer was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 3, 2012. The exchange offer was made only pursuant to the exchange offer documents that were distributed to holders of the Outstanding Notes, including the prospectus dated April 4, 2012 and the related letter of transmittal.
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through four core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,100 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Retail financing is available through AGCO Finance for qualified purchasers. Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2011, AGCO had net sales of $8.8 billion. http://www.AGCOcorp.com