NEW YORK, NY– January 23, 2017 – Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (“Federal-Mogul”; NASDAQ: FDML) and Icahn Enterprises L.P. (“Icahn Enterprises”; NASDAQ: IEP) today announced that Icahn Enterprises has closed its acquisition of Federal-Mogul in an all-cash transaction for $10.00 per share. As a result of the completion of the merger, the common stock of Federal-Mogul will no longer be listed for trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market or any other exchange.
Federal-Mogul will continue to operate through its separate Powertrain and Motorparts segments, each with its own Chief Executive Officer reporting to the board of directors of Federal-Mogul. Upon completion of the merger transaction, Federal-Mogul is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, but will not merge or be combined with any other operating subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises. Federal-Mogul will continue to be governed by a board of directors and audit committee including independent directors and will continue to prepare separate, audited financial statements, which will be reflected in Icahn Enterprises’ financial results.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. Federal Mogul’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul’s Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company’s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wipers; Beck/Arnley® premium OE quality parts and fluids; BERU®* ignition systems; Champion® lighting, spark plugs, wipers and filters; Interfil® filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products and lighting.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The Company employs nearly 50,000 people in 34 countries. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
*BERU is a registered trademark of BorgWarner Ludwigsburg GmbH
About Icahn Enterprises L.P.
Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), a master limited partnership, is a diversified holding company engaged in ten primary business segments: Investment, Automotive, Energy, Metals, Railcar, Gaming, Mining, Food Packaging, Real Estate and Home Fashion.
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