MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced the commencement of the public offering of its $500 million Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2009 and its $400 million 5.625% Senior Notes due 2012 (collectively, the "Notes"). Honeywell intends to use the proceeds of the offering for repayment of commercial paper.
The Notes will be senior unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of Honeywell and will rank equally with all of Honeywell's existing and future senior unsecured debt and senior to all Honeywell's subordinated debt.
J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and UBS Securities LLC are the joint book-running managers for the public offering of the Notes. Potential purchasers of the Notes can obtain copies of the prospectus, as supplemented, related to the Notes by calling J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. at (212) 834-4533 (collect), Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. at (800) 503-4611 (toll free) or UBS Securities LLC at (888) 722-9555(ext. 1088) (toll free).
This press release is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of such Notes in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. The offering of these securities is being made only by means of a base prospectus (as supplemented and amended from time to time) which is part of a registration statement that Honeywell filed with the SEC utilizing a "shelf" registration process (collectively, the "Prospectus"). Copies of the Prospectus may be obtained from Honeywell International Inc., 101 Columbia Road, Morris Township, New Jersey 07962, Attn: Investor Relations Department, (973) 455- 2000.
Honeywell International is a $34 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London and Chicago Stock Exchanges. It is one of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is also a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
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