Special Committee of CNH Global Views Favorably Latest Offer from Fiat Industrial

    Special Committee of CNH Global Views Favorably Latest Offer from Fiat

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special Committee (the "Special
Committee") of the Board of Directors of CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) ("CNH")
today announced that it views favorably the latest enhanced offer (the
"Offer") from Fiat Industrial S.p.A. ("FI") regarding the proposed strategic
combination between CNH and FI (the "Transaction"). The enhanced terms of the
Offer resulted from a robust and constructive exchange with FI over the course
of the past several months. The Special Committee has directed its advisors
to work with FI to negotiate definitive documentation based on the Offer.

Pursuant to the Offer, each of CNH and FI would merge into a newly-formed
company organized in the Netherlands ("NewCo"), and in the mergers CNH
shareholders would receive 3.828 NewCo shares for each CNH share and FI
shareholders would receive one NewCo share for each FI share. CNH
shareholders would also be paid a $10 cash dividend per CNH share before the
merger and, if practicable, prior to the end of this year, with receipt by FI
of the dividend on its 88% of CNH shares to be deferred.

No contract, agreement or obligation will arise with respect to the
Transaction until definitive documentation is negotiated and executed by the
appropriate parties.

At this time, no action by CNH's shareholders is required. Further
announcements will be made by the Special Committee when and as appropriate.

The Special Committee has engaged Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, De Brauw
Blackstone Westbroek N.V. and Bonelli Erede Pappalardo, as its legal advisors,
and J.P. Morgan and Lazard, as its financial advisors, to assist it in its


This communication contains forward-looking statements relating to CNH and the
proposed business combination with FI. All statements included in this
communication concerning activities, events or developments that we expect,
believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and
projections about future events and involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors, including, but not limited to, the following:
uncertainties as to whether the proposed business combination will be
consummated, uncertainties as to the timing of the proposed business
combination, uncertainties as to how many of CNH's shareholders will
participate in the proposed business combination, the risk that the
announcement of the proposed business combination may make it more difficult
for CNH to establish or maintain relationships with its employees, suppliers
and other business partners, the risk that CNH's business will be adversely
impacted during the pendency of the proposed business combination; the risk
that the operations of CNH and FI will not be integrated successfully, the
risk that the expected cost savings and other synergies from the proposed
business combination may not be fully realized, realized at all or take longer
to realize than anticipated, and other economic, business and competitive
factors affecting the businesses of CNH generally, including those set forth
in its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011 filed
by CNH with the SEC on February 29, 2012. These forward-looking statements
speak only as of the date of this communication and we undertake no obligation
to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new
information, future events and developments or otherwise, except as required
by law.

For more information contact:

Burson-MarstellerJason Schechter / Jennifer Friedman+1-212-614-5257
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