HCA Announces Proposed Public Offering of $1.0 Billion Senior Notes

  HCA Announces Proposed Public Offering of $1.0 Billion Senior Notes

Business Wire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- December 03, 2012

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) today announced that it proposes to offer,
subject to market and other considerations, $1.0 billion aggregate principal
amount of senior notes. Actual terms of the notes, including interest rate and
principal amount, will depend on market conditions at the time of pricing. HCA
intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to make a distribution to its
stockholders and certain optionholders and to pay related fees and expenses.

Citigroup, Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank
Securities, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells
Fargo Securities are acting as the joint book-running managers for the

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may
be obtained from:

c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
Tel: 800-831-9146

You may also visit www.sec.gov to obtain an electronic copy of the prospectus
and related preliminary prospectus supplement.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any
jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior
to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such


Information provided and statements contained in this press release that are
not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act, Section 21E of the Exchange Act and the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking
statements only speak as of the date of this press release and HCA assumes no
obligation to update the information included in this press release. Such
forward-looking statements include the expected use of proceeds from the
offering. These statements often include words such as “approximate,”
“believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “estimate” or similar
expressions. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts, and
are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about HCA’s
industry, management’s beliefs and certain assumptions made by management,
many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and beyond HCA’s
control. Accordingly, readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking
statements are not guarantees of future performance or occurrence of events
and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are
difficult to predict. Although HCA believes that the expectations reflected in
such forward-looking statements are reasonable as of the date made,
expectations may prove to have been materially different from the results
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Unless otherwise
required by law, HCA also disclaims any obligation to update its view of any
such risks or uncertainties or to announce publicly the result of any
revisions to the forward-looking statements made in this press release.

All references to the “Company” and “HCA” as used through this release refer
to HCA Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.


HCA Holdings, Inc.
Investor Contact:
Mark Kimbrough, 615-344-2688
Media Contact:
Ed Fishbough, 615-344-2810
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