CNH Dividend Record Date

CNH Dividend Record Date 
BURR RIDGE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/12 --  The Board of Directors
of CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) announced that it has approved a
record date of December 20, 2012 with respect to CNH's previously
announced extraordinary dividend to Company shareholders in the
amount of US$ 10/share. Payment of the dividend is conditioned upon
the approval of CNH's shareholders at the previously announced
Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on December 17, 2012.
Upon the approval of the extraordinary dividend by CNH's
shareholders, CNH shares will trade ex-dividend on and after December
18, 2012 (two business days prior to the December 20, 2012 record
date), and CNH will use its reasonable best efforts for the dividend
to be paid prior to December 31, 2012, or as promptly thereafter as
CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and
construction equipment businesses. Supported by approximately 11,300
dealers in approximately 170 countries, CNH brings together the
knowledge and heritage of its Case and New Holland brand families
with the strength and resources of its worldwide commercial,
industrial, product support and finance organizations. CNH Global
N.V., whose stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:
CNH), is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Industrial S.p.A.
(FI.MI). More information about CNH and its Case and New Holland
products can be found online at 
This document does not constitute an offer to exchange or sell or an
offer to exchange or buy any securities. An offer of securities in
the United States pursuant to a business combination transaction will
only be made through a prospectus which is part of an effective
registration statement filed with the US Securities and Exchange
Commission. CNH Global N.V. ("CNH") shareholders who are US persons
or are located in the United States are advised to read the
registration statement when and if it is declared effective by the US
Securities and Exchange Commission because it will contain important
information relating to the proposed transaction. You will be able to
inspect and copy the registration statement relating to the proposed
transaction and documents incorporated by reference at the SEC's
Public Reference Room at 100 F Street, N.E., Room 1580, Washington,
D.C. 20549. CNH's SEC filings are also available to the public at the
SEC's web site at In addition, Fiat Industrial
will make the effective registration statement available for free to
shareholders of CNH and Fiat Industrial in the United States. 
This communication contains forward-looking statements relating to
CNH and the proposed business combination with Fiat Industrial. 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 Fiat Industrial 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
For more information contact:  
CNH Investor Relations 
+1 (630) 887-3745 
CNH Corporate Communications 
+1 (630) 887-3823 
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