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Groupon Taps FCB to Position the Company with Consumers and Merchants as the Destination for Local Experiences

New brand campaign to leverage the company’s expanded inventory offerings and improved value proposition

CHICAGO, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Experiences marketplace Groupon announced that it has selected Interpublic Group’s FCB as its global creative partner to help evolve its consumer and merchant brand perceptions. Following the company’s recent progress in expanding the types of inventory it offers from local businesses and launching a new, personalized user experience, FCB will help position Groupon in a new way –– going from an inspiration-only marketplace to a destination for local experiences––with the goal of driving engagement and purchase frequency amongst Groupon’s customers.

Local experiences is a $1 trillion addressable market and Groupon is successfully executing on two strategic priorities to help it capture a greater share, drive billings growth and increase purchase frequency: expanding inventory and modernizing its marketplace. Some of the recent progress the company has made in these two areas includes:

  • Expanded inventory offerings to give merchants more flexible discounting options––enabling them to use Groupon in a more tailored way to grow their businesses
  • Launched a personalized user experience to drive greater sell through of these expanded offerings and encourage repeat purchases
  • Provided merchants with self-service functionality to give them more control over their promotions and enable them to do even more with Groupon

“Over the past year, we’ve done a lot of work to position Groupon for growth. In that time, we have expanded our inventory options, given our merchants more ways to partner with Groupon, and now, with the successful launch of our new customer experience, we’re ready to begin a new brand chapter as the destination for local experiences,” said Melanie Hellenga, Vice President of Brand, Groupon. “Groupon is a beloved consumer brand, and we believe we can play an even bigger role in the estimated 80+ Grouponable moments that happen every year, while continuing to inspire them to try something new. From massages to escape rooms, Groupon can help reconnect millions of consumers who are ready to get back to enjoying local experiences with all the local small businesses who are ready to serve them––and FCB is the right creative partner to help our brand reflect this value proposition.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with Groupon as their lead creative agency to expand the perception of their brand and role they can play in the recovery as the economy reopens,” said Kelly Graves, President of FCB Chicago. “After being in lockdown for the past 12-18 months, people are excited to go outside, try new experiences and support local communities. And there’s no better place for customers and merchants to reconnect during this unique moment in time than Groupon.”

FCB’s first work for Groupon will debut this summer. The award-winning agency also represents Clorox, Levi’s, Anheuser-Busch InBev, GSK and Walmart.

About Groupon
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is an experiences marketplace where consumers discover fun things to do and local businesses thrive. For our customers, this means giving them an amazing selection of experiences at great values. For our merchants, this means making it easy for them to partner with Groupon and reach millions of consumers around the world.

About FCB
FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding) is a global, award-winning and integrated marketing communications company with a heritage of creativity and success dating from 1873. Named Adweek’s 2020 Global Agency of the Year, Cannes Lions 2019 North American Creative Agency of the Year and a 2019 Ad Age A-List global top 10, FCB focuses on creating “Never Finished” campaign ideas that have the power to transform brands, businesses and communities. With more than 8,000 people in 109 operations in 80 countries, the company is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). Visit fcb.com or follow @FCBglobal on Instagram and Twitter and FCB Global on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Contacts:

Melanie Mitchem
FCB
melanie.mitchem@fcb.com

Nicholas Halliwell
Groupon
nhalliwell@groupon.com

Bombardier Announces Closing of Placement of 7.45% Notes Due 2034 and Announces Amendment and Extension of Certain Consent Solicitations

MONTREAL, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) (the “Corporation”) today announced that it has completed the issuance and sale to an institutional accredited investor (the “Investor”) of US$260,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Bombardier’s 7.45% Senior Notes due 2034 (the “Additional Notes”) at a purchase price of par. The Additional Notes are additional notes of the same series, and are on the same terms and conditions, as the 7.45% Senior Notes due 2034 (the “2034 Notes”) currently outstanding under the indenture, originally dated as of April 21, 2004, governing the 2034 Notes (the “2034 Indenture”). Following this private placement, the aggregate principal amount outstanding under the 2034 Notes is US$510,000,000. The Corporation intends to use the net proceeds from this private placement for the repayment of a portion of the Corporation’s outstanding indebtedness.

The Corporation also today announced that it has amended and supplemented the terms of the consent solicitations in respect of its 2034 Notes and its 7.35% Debentures due 2026 (“Canadian Notes”), as set forth in the Corporation’s Notice of Extension and Amendment dated May 18, 2021 (“Notice of Amendment”) to the Consent Solicitation Statement dated May 3, 2021 (as amended by the press releases dated May 12, 2021 and May 14, 2021, the “Consent Solicitation Statement” and, together with the Notice of Amendment, the “Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement”).

2034 Notes

In respect of the 2034 Notes, the Consent Solicitation (as defined in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement) has been amended and supplemented in order to (i) remove the record date for participation in the 2034 Notes Consent Solicitation and (ii) extend the expiration date of the 2034 Notes Consent Solicitation to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 21, 2021 (the “Extended Expiration Date”).

The Company has obtained the Investor’s consent in respect of the proposed amendments to the 2034 Indenture described in the Consent Solicitation Statement. The Investor, which is the beneficial owner of a majority of the principal amount of the 2034 Notes, has further agreed to give its affirmative consent in the 2034 Notes Consent Solicitation.

ALL CONSENTS PREVIOUSLY GIVEN IN THE CONSENT SOLICITATION WITH RESPECT TO THE 2034 NOTES ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE, AND ANY HOLDER OF 2034 NOTES WHO WISHES TO PROVIDE ITS CONSENT IN THIS CONSENT SOLICITATION MUST VALIDLY GIVE THEIR CONSENT ON OR AFTER MAY 18, 2021 AND ON OR PRIOR TO THE EXTENDED EXPIRATION DATE. For the avoidance of doubt, any holder of 2034 Notes who has previously consented to the Consent Solicitation with respect to the 2034 Notes must validly deliver their consent again in order to receive the Consent Payment (as defined in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement). Consents may not be revoked once given, including during any extension of the Consent Solicitation period, except as provided in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement.

Canadian Notes

Consent Solicitation in respect of the Canadian Notes has been extended such that the expiration date of the Consent Solicitation is the Extended Expiration Date (being 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 21, 2021).

All holders of the 2034 Notes or Canadian Notes whose consents are properly made and not revoked on or prior to the Extended Expiration Date will be entitled to receive the Consent Payment, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement.

Except as set forth in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement with respect to the removal of the record date in respect of the Consent Solicitation for the 2034 Notes and the extension of the expiration dates of the Consent Solicitations for the 2034 Notes and the Canadian Notes, the terms and conditions of the Consent Solicitations remain the same as set forth and described in the original Consent Solicitation Statement dated May 3, 2021 (as amended and extended). The Corporation reserves the absolute right, subject to applicable laws, to further amend, waive or modify the terms of the Consent Solicitations in any manner. For a complete statement of the terms and conditions of the Consent Solicitations, holders are encouraged to read the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement.

Holders are advised to check with any bank, securities broker or other intermediary through which they hold any of the notes as to when such intermediary needs to receive instructions from a holder in order for that holder to be able to participate in, or (in the circumstances in which revocation is permitted) revoke their instruction to participate in, the Consent Solicitations, before the deadlines specified herein and in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement. The deadlines set by each clearing system for the submission and withdrawal of instructions will also be earlier than the relevant deadlines specified herein and in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement. You should check with such broker, dealer, commercial bank, trust company or other nominee to determine whether they will charge you a fee for delivering your consent on your behalf.

For additional information regarding the terms of the Consent Solicitations, or to obtain additional copies of the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement, please contact Global Bondholder Services Corporation at (866) 807 2200 or by email at contact@gbsc-usa.com, or, in respect of the Canadian Notes, Kingsdale Partners LP at 1-888-518-6824 or by email at corpaction@kingsdaleadvisors.com. You may also contact your broker, dealer, commercial bank, trust company or other nominee for assistance concerning the Consent Solicitations.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and UBS Securities LLC are acting as the Solicitation Agents for the Consent Solicitations. Questions concerning the terms of the Consent Solicitations should be directed to Citigroup Global Markets Inc. at (212) 723-6106 (collect) or (800) 558-3745 (toll-free) or UBS Securities LLC at (203) 719-4210 (collect) or (888) 719-4210 (toll-free).

None of the Corporation, the trustees for the notes, the agents under the respective indentures for the notes, the information agents, any of their respective subsidiaries or affiliates or any of its or their respective directors, officers, employees or representatives makes any recommendation to holders as to whether or not to deliver their consent pursuant to any of the Consent Solicitations, and none of the foregoing has authorized any person to make any such recommendation. Holders must decide whether to provide their consent.

This notice does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to purchase, or any solicitation of any offer to sell, the notes or any other securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction, and neither this notice nor any part of it, nor the fact of its release, shall form the basis of, or be relied on or in connection with, any contract therefor. The Consent Solicitations are made only by and pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement and the information in this notice is qualified by reference to the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or buy or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation, sale or purchase of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offering, solicitation, sale or purchase would be unlawful.

The securities mentioned herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, any state securities laws or the laws of any other jurisdiction, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or in a transaction exempt from or not subject to such registration requirements. The securities mentioned herein have not been and will not be qualified for distribution to the public under applicable Canadian securities laws and, accordingly, any offer and sale of the securities in Canada must be made on a basis which is exempt from the prospectus requirements of such securities laws.

Holders are requested to read and consider carefully the information contained in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement and to deliver their consent in accordance with the instructions set forth in the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is a global leader in aviation, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Bombardier is present in more than 12 countries including its production/engineering sites and its customer support network. The Corporation supports a worldwide fleet of more than 4,900 aircraft in service with a wide variety of multinational corporations, charter and fractional ownership providers, governments and private individuals.

News and information is available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Bombardier is a trademark of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

This announcement does not constitute an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell any securities in any jurisdiction or in any circumstances in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. In those jurisdictions where the securities, blue sky or other laws require the Consent Solicitations to be made by a licensed broker or dealer, the Consent Solicitations will be deemed to be made by one or more registered brokers or dealers licensed under the laws of such jurisdiction.

Certain statements in this announcement are forward-looking statements based on current expectations. By their nature, forward-looking statements, including statements with respect to the Corporation’s ability to complete the Consent Solicitations, are based on estimates, projections, beliefs and assumptions that Bombardier believes are reasonable but are not guarantees of future events and results.

Forward-looking statements require us to make assumptions and are subject to important known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause our actual results in future periods to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. For additional information regarding these risks and uncertainties, and the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements, please refer to the Supplemental Consent Solicitation Statement.

For information

Francis Richer de La Flèche
Vice President, Financial Planning
and Investor Relations
Bombardier
+514 855 5001 x13228
Mark Masluch
Senior Director, Communications
Bombardier
+514 855 7167

Accellion FTA Customers Migrate to Kiteworks® to Protect Their Most Sensitive Data

Approximately 75% of FTA Customers Have So Far Migrated to Kiteworks

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Accellion, Inc., provider of Kiteworks, the industry’s first enterprise content firewall, today announced approximately 75% of FTA customers impacted by the zero day vulnerabilities in December 2020 and January 2021, have so far migrated from Accellion’s legacy product to the Kiteworks content firewall.

The majority of Accellion’s FTA customers have migrated to Kiteworks in just the first sixty days since the January 2021 zero day vulnerability was resolved. Accellion is proud to announce these FTA customers have chosen to continue their relationship with Accellion by migrating to Accellion’s modern platform, Kiteworks.

FTA in some customer environments was deeply integrated with complex business processes and posed a challenge for migration efforts. Accellion’s Customer Success and Technical Support teams worked closely with these customers to mitigate business disruption. Accellion continues to support these customers to ensure successful post-migration activity.

These customers now join hundreds of other former FTA customers who have migrated to Kiteworks in the last four years. Now on Kiteworks, customers take full advantage of the Kiteworks platform to expand their use cases.

“We at Accellion deeply regret this recent event, however, I am very proud of our team’s dedicated and tireless efforts to help FTA customers get back online,” said Jonathan Yaron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Accellion. “Following the discovery of the zero day vulnerability and prior to migrating, we offered FTA customers free forensic assistance, as well as an independent forensic analysis by FireEye Mandiant, access to Accellion senior management, migration services to Kiteworks, or migration assistance to customers who elected to terminate their relationship with Accellion.

“We are excited for our migrating customers to see firsthand just how superior Kiteworks is to FTA. They now have a modern, secure and FedRAMP compliant platform that protects and consolidates security and governance for all of their third-party communications.”

To learn more how Accellion helps organizations secure their third-party communications, please visit Kiteworks Content Firewall.

About Accellion
The Accellion Kiteworks content firewall prevents data breaches and compliance violations from sensitive third-party communications. With Accellion, CIOs and CISOs gain complete visibility, compliance, and control over IP, PII, PHI, and other sensitive content across all third-party communication channels, including email, file sharing, mobile, enterprise apps, web portals, SFTP, and automated inter-business workflows. Accellion has protected more than 25 million end users at more than 3,000 global corporations and government agencies, including NYC Health + Hospitals; KPMG; Kaiser Permanente; Tyler Technologies; and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). For more information, please visit www.accellion.com or call (650) 485-4300. Follow Accellion on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Accellion’s Blog.

Media Contact
Rob Dougherty
(650) 687-3163
robert.dougherty@accellion.com

Accellion and Kiteworks are registered trademarks of Accellion USA LLC. in the US and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Bombardier Collaborates with Sterling for Enhanced Worldwide Customer Support of Parts Shipments

Bombardier Collaborates with Sterling for Enhanced Worldwide Customer Support of Parts Shipments

Fully integrated solution for parts delivery further bolsters responsiveness and complements Bombardier’s extensive parts network\

  • Fully integrated solution for parts delivery further bolsters responsiveness and complements Bombardier’s extensive parts network
  • Bombardier can now access a network of aircraft for parts dispatch to customers worldwide
  • Enhanced parts delivery capability complements Bombardier’s rapidly growing customer service network, which is currently expanding by more than 50%

MONTRÉAL, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier today announced its collaboration with Sterling Global Aviation Logistics, a global leader in aviation transportation and logistics to enhance worldwide dispatch of parts for its customers. The collaboration provides Bombardier with access to a network of aircraft, based across five continents, with which to deliver a wide variety of parts to customers quickly and efficiently in the event of an aircraft on ground (AOG) situation.

“Our customers deserve fast and effortless AOG resolution and our collaboration with Sterling, an industry leader in providing AOG Logistics around the globe, allows us to quickly and efficiently deliver the parts our customers need,” said Andy Nureddin, Vice President, Customer Support, Bombardier. “We are delighted to further enhance our portfolio of solutions, and we are proud to add this offering to the ways in which we can be there for our customers when and where they need us.”

“We are very excited to provide global logistics support to Bombardier’s enhanced parts delivery solutions for their customers and are proud of our long-standing strategic collaboration of over 15 years,” said Robert Broderick, Executive Vice President, Sterling Global Aviation Logistics.

Bombardier customers can fly with confidence knowing that they have the backing of one of the industry’s most expansive parts distribution networks with parts facilities located across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Shipping more than 350,000 parts annually with an impressive network-wide parts availability rate of 96%, Bombardier’s sophisticated inventory management system maximizes parts availability, shipping and tracking 24/7. Customers who buy parts from Bombardier can continue to benefit from a two-year parts warranty guarantee and price matching.

The enhanced parts delivery service is one of many solutions available to customers in need of immediate assistance. Bombardier’s Mobile Response Team boasts world-class AOG coverage with 30 mobile response team trucks worldwide. Additionally, customers can count on Bombardier for support of structural repairs for its leading family of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. These high-quality repair solutions are available at one single point of contact through Bombardier’s Customer Response Centre (CRC) at +1-866-538-1247 (North America) and +1-514-855-2999 (outside of North America).

The cross-functional CRC teams at Bombardier are also empowered with state-of-the art tools and technology and are backed by Bombardier’s aircraft engineering expertise. Bombardier continues to reinforce its ongoing commitment to providing its customers with the most comprehensive onsite, mobile and aircraft-on-ground resolution services in the industry.

This announcement is the latest in a series aimed at enhancing Bombardier’s worldwide customer service network and increasing its infrastructure footprint by 50%. These include the expansion of Bombardier’s service centre network in Berlin, Miami, Biggin Hill, London, Singapore and the new service centre to be built in Melbourne, Australia; new Line Maintenance Stations (LMS) at strategic locations in the U.S, Europe; as well as new products and services for customers, including the next steps in Bombardier’s digital transformation.

About Bombardier
Bombardier is a global leader in aviation, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Bombardier is present in more than 12 countries including its production/engineering sites and its customer support network. The Corporation supports a worldwide fleet of approximately 4,900 aircraft in service with a wide variety of multinational corporations, charter and fractional ownership providers, governments and private individuals.

News and information is available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

About Sterling Global Aviation Logistics
Since 1981, Sterling Global Aviation Logistics, a Kuehne and Nagel company, has been helping aviation clients with their worldwide priority shipping, transporting valuable aircraft parts swiftly and efficiently. Sterling specializes in shipping AOG aircraft parts, heavy weight or oversized freight, and dangerous goods, while keeping down time to a minimum. With a focus on providing global AOG Logistics, Sterling is at the forefront of innovations, offering precision, individualized service and dependability.

More information is available at www.sterlingaog.aero.

Bombardier, Learjet, Challenger, and Global are registered or unregistered trademark of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

For Information
Matthew Nicholls
Bombardier
+1-514-243-8214
matthew.nicholls@aero.bombardier.com

For Information
Marie Vigliarolo
Sterling Global Aviation Logistics
+1-718-995-3616 ext. 2207
marie_vigliarolo@qintl.com

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at: https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/25b1ad57-3fc7-4617-b4fb-8d0997db07b3

Sinch AB (publ): Resolutions from the 2021 Annual General Meeting in Sinch AB (publ)

Stockholm, Sweden – Sinch AB (publ) – XSTO: SINCH

Sinch held its annual general meeting on Tuesday 18 May 2021.

Adoption of financial statements, appropriation of the company’s profit or loss and discharge from liability

The meeting adopted the presented profit and loss statement and balance sheet as well as the consolidated profit and loss statement and consolidated balance sheet.

In accordance with the proposal of the board of directors, the meeting resolved to not pay any dividend for the financial year 2020.

The meeting further resolved to grant discharge from liability of the members of the board of directors, the CEO and the deputy CEO for the financial year 2020.

Election of members of the board of directors, chairman of the board of directors and auditors

The meeting resolved, in accordance with the nomination committee’s proposal, that the board of directors shall consist of six members elected by the meeting with no deputy members and resolved to re-elect Erik Fröberg, Renée Robinson Strömberg, Johan Stuart, Björn Zethraeus and Bridget Cosgrave and to elect Luciana Carvalho. Erik Fröberg was re-elected as chairman of the board of directors.

Deloitte AB was re-elected as auditor.

Remuneration to the board of directors and the auditors

The meeting resolved, in accordance with the nomination committee’s proposal, on an annual remuneration of SEK 700,000 to each of the members of the board of directors who are not employed by the company and of SEK 1,500,000 to the chairman of the board of directors. Furthermore, it was resolved on an annual remuneration of SEK 100,000 to each of the members of the audit committee, of SEK 250,000 to the chairman of the audit committee, of SEK 50,000 to each of the members of the remuneration committee and of SEK 100,000 to the chairman of the remuneration committee. In addition, it was resolved that remuneration to the auditor is paid in accordance with approved invoices.

The principles for the nomination committee and instructions for the nomination committee

The meeting resolved on the principles for the nomination committee and instructions for the nomination committee in accordance with the nomination committee’s proposal.

Guidelines for compensation to senior executives

The meeting resolved on guidelines for compensation to senior executives proposed by the board of directors.

Approval of the remuneration report

The meeting resolved to approve the board of directors’ remuneration report.

Authorization for the board of directors to resolve on new issues of shares

The meeting resolved, in accordance with the board of directors’ proposal, to authorize the board of directors, on one or several occasions, until the next annual general meeting, to resolve on issues of new shares, and that such new issue can be performed with deviation from the shareholders’ preferential rights. The board of directors is entitled to resolve on share issues causing an increase of the company’s share capital of at most 20 percent of the company’s registered share capital at the time the board of directors first utilizes the authorization.

The reason for the authorization and the reason for the possible deviation from the shareholders’ preferential rights is to enable capital raisings for the acquisition of companies, or parts of companies, and for the operations of the company.

Resolution on share split and amendment to the articles of association

The meeting resolved, in accordance with the board of directors’ proposal, on a share split 10:1 whereby each share is divided into ten shares, and that § 5 in the company’s articles of association is amended so that the number of shares shall be no less than 250,000,000 and no more than 1,000,000,000. The meeting further resolved to authorize the board of directors to determine the record date for the split of the company’s shares.

Resolution on incentive program 2021 and issue of warrants and employee stock options

The meeting resolved, in accordance with the board of directors’ proposal, to adopt an additional long term incentive program for senior executives and key employees within the Sinch group (“LTI 2021”).

LTI 2021 comprises four series of warrants. Upon exercise of all warrants/stock options issued within the frame of LTI 2021, up to 323,000 shares (with reservation for any re-calculation) may be issued, equivalent to a maximum dilution of approximately 0.49 per cent of the shares and votes of the company. Upon full exercise of the warrants, the company’s share capital will increase with SEK 32,300.

The calculations above have been based on the number of shares and votes in the company as of the date of the notice.

Other information

In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection (COVID-19), the annual general meeting was conducted via a vote-by-post procedure and thus without the physical presence of shareholders, proxies or external parties.

For further information, please contact

Thomas Heath
Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Investor Relations
Sinch AB (publ)
Mobile: +46-722-45 50 55
E-mail: thomas.heath@sinch.com

About Sinch

Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice and video. Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch has been profitable and fast-growing since its foundation in 2008. It is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has local presence in more than 40 countries. Shares are traded at NASDAQ Stockholm: XSTO:SINCH. Visit us at sinch.com.

This information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 13:30 CEST on May 18, 2021.

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Philips announces European availability of innovations to advance personalized and efficient cardiac care at EuroPCR 2021

May 18, 2021

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the European availability of new innovations in its unique portfolio of solutions that integrate imaging, devices, software, informatics and services at each point in a cardiac patient’s journey at EuroPCR 2021 (May 18-20). During the virtual event, Philips is showcasing its latest innovations in image-guided therapy that advance procedures including percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) to treat the narrowing of coronary arteries.

“At Philips we envision personalized, efficient and clinically-smart cardiac care that drives optimal outcomes throughout the patient journey,” said Bert van Meurs, Chief Business Leader for Image Guided Therapy at Philips. “At this year’s virtual EuroPCR we’re showcasing how we bring together devices, systems, software and services that improve cardiac care by strengthening clinical confidence, building efficiency throughout the care pathway and improving the experience for both patients and staff.”

Philips Interventional Applications Platform – IntraSight Mobile
The new Philips Interventional Applications Platform – IntraSight Mobile – brings together imaging and physiology applications on a mobile system for coronary and peripheral artery disease therapy [1]. IntraSight Mobile builds on the success of IntraSight, integrating intravascular diagnostic applications into a smart, simple, and seamless workflow solution for interventional labs.

The IntraSight platform allows interventional cardiologists to perform intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging and physiologic measurements of fractional flow reserve (FFR) and instant wave-free ratio (iFR) to accurately identify the location of lesions causing ischemia. IntraSight Mobile is built on the same software as IntraSight and is compatible with Philips’ current and future portfolio of IVUS and physiology disposables. It includes a touchscreen panel PC and a ruggedized multi-modality touch screen module mounted on a modern and easy to maneuver cart. Its intuitive user interface and simplified workflow offer clinicians an outstanding user experience while also optimizing lab performance.

European debut of Philips OmniWire Pressure Guide Wire
Philips OmniWire Pressure Guide Wire, the world’s first solid-core pressure wire for coronary artery interventions, has received CE marking and is now available in Europe [2]. With its breakthrough solid-core construction, physicians can more easily maneuver the wire in the patient’s circulatory system to measure blood pressure along the vessel and guide the delivery of catheters and stents. OmniWire supports iFR and FFR measurements, which can be co-registered onto angiograms to precisely identify the parts of a vessel that require treatment.

Introduction of Philips Laser System
The new Philips Laser System offers plug-and-play simplicity for coronary and peripheral atherectomy procedures. The catheters compatible with the Philips Laser System are indicated in more vessel types than any other atherectomy device, and it is the only laser atherectomy technology proven for in-stent restenosis (ISR) in both coronary and peripheral vasculature [3,4]. In addition, the system is also the only laser system available for lead extraction procedures (the removal of pacemaker or defibrillator leads around the heart). Smaller, lighter and more maneuverable, the system starts up within 30 seconds and has an intuitive touch-screen interface with guided workflow prompts that minimize the need for technician training.

Also being showcased at EuroPCR is the recently-introduced Philips Interventional Hemodynamic System with Patient Monitor IntelliVue X3 which provides advanced hemodynamic (blood flow) measurements at the tableside in the cath lab and continuous monitoring of key vital signs throughout the patient journey. In addition, Philips Cardiovascular Imaging and Information Manager – IntelliSpace Cardiovascular – supports informed decision-making by providing a comprehensive overview of the patient’s cardiovascular care continuum and helps save time and unnecessary work and significantly improves efficiency and workflow.

As demands on cardiology departments continue to increase, clinicians and administrators are balancing the delivery of high-quality care and optimal outcomes with pressure to increase efficiency and care for more patients. Definitive diagnostics, innovative procedures, and personalized patient management are essential to helping address these demands. Philips provides a unique portfolio of solutions centered on its next-generation Image Guided Therapy System – Azurion. Individually, the company’s innovations help to solve some of cardiology’s most significant daily challenges, and together they connect throughout the care pathway to create a powerful ecosystem that helps realize the vision of delivering better cardiac care with greater efficiency. For more information visit www.philips.com/cardiology.

[1] Philips Mobile Interventional Applications Platform – IntraSight Mobile – is CE marked for sale in Europe and has received FDA 510(k) clearance for sale in the U.S.
[2] Philips Pressure Guide Wire – OmniWire – is CE marked for sale in Europe and has received FDA 510(k) clearance for sale in the U.S.
[3] Philips Laser System is CE marked for sale in Europe. The system is not currently available for sale in the U.S.
[4] ISR indicated for ELCA (P002208) and the Turbo-Power (P015612)

For further information, please contact:

Mark Groves
Philips Global Press Office
Tel.: +31 631 639 916
E-mail: mark.groves@philips.com

Fabienne van der Feer
Philips Image Guided Therapy
Tel: + 31 622 698 001
E-mail : fabienne.van.der.feer@philips.com

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and well-being, and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips generated 2020 sales of EUR 17.3 billion and employs approximately 77,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.

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Pricing of CNH Industrial Capital LLC $600 million notes

London, May 17, 2021

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CNH Industrial Capital LLC, has priced $600 million in aggregate principal amount of 1.450% notes due 2026, with an issue price of 99.208%. The offering is expected to close on May 24, 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

CNH Industrial Capital LLC intends to add the net proceeds from the offering to its general funds and use them for working capital and other general corporate purposes, including, among other things, the purchase of receivables or other assets in the ordinary course of business. The net proceeds may also be applied to repay CNH Industrial Capital LLC’s indebtedness as it becomes due.

The notes, which are senior unsecured obligations of CNH Industrial Capital LLC, will pay interest semi-annually on January 15 and July 15 of each year, beginning on January 15, 2022, and will be guaranteed by CNH Industrial Capital America LLC and New Holland Credit Company, LLC, each a wholly owned subsidiary of CNH Industrial Capital LLC. The notes will mature on July 15, 2026.

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Mizuho Securities USA LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers and the representatives of the underwriters for the offering, and BBVA Securities Inc., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. and NatWest Markets Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. The offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 15, 2019. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus for the offering may be obtained by contacting Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, Attn: Prospectus Group, Telephone: (800) 503-4611, Email: prospectus.CPDG@db.com; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, Telephone: (866) 471-2526, Fax: (212) 902-9316, Email: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; Mizuho Securities USA LLC, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, Attn: Debt Capital Markets, Fax: (212) 205-7812; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 608 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1000, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Attn: WFS Customer Service, Telephone: (800) 645-3751, Email: wfscustomerservice@wellsfargo.com. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus for the offering are also available on the website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at http://www.sec.gov.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities, in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

CNH Industrial Capital LLC is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of CNH Industrial N.V. and is headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin. As a captive finance company, the primary business of CNH Industrial Capital LLC and its subsidiaries is to underwrite and manage financing products for end-use customers and dealers of CNH Industrial America LLC and CNH Industrial Canada Ltd. (collectively, “CNH Industrial North America”) and provide other related financial products and services to support the sale of agricultural and construction equipment sold by CNH Industrial North America. CNH Industrial Capital LLC and its subsidiaries also provide wholesale and retail financing related to new and used agricultural and construction equipment manufactured by entities other than CNH Industrial North America. CNH Industrial Capital LLC’s principal executive offices are located at 5729 Washington Avenue, Racine, WI 53406, and the telephone number is +1(262) 636-6011.

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