PARK RIDGE, N.J. – Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its previously announced cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. for $87.50 per share. The tender offer is now scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 5, 2012, unless further extended in accordance with the merger agreement and the applicable rules and regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The merger agreement provides for extensions of up to 10 business days. The tender offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on October 22, 2012.
Except for the extension of the tender offer expiration date, all other terms and conditions of the tender offer remain unchanged. The depositary for the tender offer has advised Hertz that, as of the close of business on October 19, 2012, approximately 9,021,453 shares of Dollar Thrifty common stock have been tendered into and not withdrawn from the tender offer (which includes shares subject to guaranteed delivery procedures).
On October 18, 2012, Hertz announced that it had agreed to extend the term of its timing agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) until 11:59 p.m. on November 16, 2012, in response to the FTC’s request for further time to review the transaction. In the event Hertz has not received a decision from the FTC by the revised tender offer expiration date of November 5, the merger agreement provides for additional extensions.
The tender offer statement and related materials have been filed with the SEC.