STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) (“Gartner,” “we” or “our”) announced today that it has commenced an unregistered offering of $800 million in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2030 (the “Notes”). Gartner intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes, together with cash on hand, to (i) redeem all $800 million of its 5.125% senior notes due 2025 and (ii) pay related fees and expenses. There can be no assurance that the proposed offering of the Notes will be completed.
The Notes will be sold only to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and outside the United States only to non-U.S. persons in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase any of these Notes, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Statements contained in this press release regarding the proposed offering, the potential use of proceeds and all other statements in this release other than recitation of historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different, and are currently, or in the future could be, amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the following: market conditions affecting the proposed offering, changes in plans or timing relating to the proposed offering, uncertainty of the magnitude, duration, geographic reach and impact on the global economy of the COVID-19 pandemic; the current, and uncertain future, impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and governments’ responses to it on our business, growth, reputation, projections, prospects, financial condition, operations, cash flows, and liquidity; the adequacy or effectiveness or steps we take to respond to the crisis, including cost reduction or other mitigation programs; our ability to recover potential claims under our event cancellations insurance; our ability to hold destination conferences, which have been cancelled for the remainder of 2020; the amount of new business generated, including from acquisitions; the mix of domestic and international business; cybersecurity incidents; general economic conditions; changes in macroeconomic and market conditions and market volatility (including developments and volatility arising from the COVID-19 pandemic), including interest rates and the effect on the credit markets and access to capital; risks associated with the creditworthiness, budget cuts, and shutdown of governments and agencies; uncertainty from the expected discontinuance of LIBOR and transition to any other interest rate benchmark; changes to laws and regulations; and other factors described under “Risk Factors” in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K, which can be found on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Forward-looking statements included herein speak only as of the date hereof and Gartner disclaims any obligation to revise or update such statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or circumstances, except as required by applicable law.
Source: Gartner, Inc.