CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) announced today that the shareholders of CNH Global N.V. met at an Extraordinary General Meeting and approved the merger between Fiat Industrial S.p.A. and CNH Global N.V. with and into a newly established company to be named CNH Industrial N.V.
Subject to the closing of the transaction, CNH shareholders will receive 3.828 common shares of CNH Industrial for each CNH Global share they hold at the time of the merger. Furthermore, CNH shareholders that participated in the CNH extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, including those who attended or voted via proxy, are entitled to make an election to receive, upon completion of the merger, one additional special voting share for each common share of CNH Industrial they will receive upon the effectiveness of the merger, provided that they hold the shares in respect of which they have made such election continuously from the record date for the CNH Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders (June 25, 2013) through the effective time of the CNH merger. Further information regarding the procedures for making the election to receive special voting shares may be found on the Company's website, www.cnh.com.
CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses. Supported by approximately 11,500 dealers in approximately 170 countries, CNH brings together the knowledge and heritage of its Case and New Holland brand families with the strength and resources of its worldwide commercial, industrial, product support and finance organizations. CNH Global N.V., whose stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CNH), is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. (FI.MI). Further information on CNH and its Case and New Holland products can be found on the corporate website www.cnh.com.