RE: NN, Inc.
207 Mockingbird Lane
Johnson City, TN 37604
|FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
AT THE COMPANY
VP, Strategy & Investor Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 17, 2017
AT ABERNATHY MACGREGOR
NN, INC. COMPLETES DIVESTITURE OF PRECISION BEARING COMPONENTS GROUP
Johnson City, TN, August 17, 2017 NN, Inc., (NASDAQ: NNBR) a diversified industrial company, today announced that the Company has
successfully completed its previously announced divestiture of the Precision Bearing Components Group (PBC) to Tsubaki Nakashima, Co., Ltd., for $375 million in cash.
Richard Holder, President and CEO commented, The sale of PBC furthers NNs long-term strategy to build a diversified industrial business. We now
estimate the net proceeds from the transaction to be $300 million which further enhances our ability to continue to balance our portfolio, expand our margin and earnings profile, strengthen our balance sheet and strategically acquire businesses in
higher growth and higher margin end markets.
NN, Inc., a diversified industrial company combines advanced engineering and production capabilities with
science expertise to design and manufacture high-precision components and assemblies for a variety of markets on a global basis. Headquartered in Johnson City, Tennessee, NN has 33 manufacturing plants in North America, Western
Europe, Eastern Europe, South America and China.
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express or imply projections of revenues or expenditures, statements of plans and objectives or future operations or statements of future economic performance. These, and similar statements, are forward-looking statements concerning matters that
involve risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual performance of NN, Inc. and its subsidiaries to differ materially from those expressed or implied by this discussion. All forward-looking information is provided by the
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results include, but are not limited to: general economic conditions and economic conditions in the industrial sector, inventory levels, regulatory compliance costs and the Companys ability to manage these costs, start-up costs for new
operations, debt reduction, competitive influences, risks that current customers will commence or increase captive production, risks of capacity underutilization, quality issues, availability and price of raw materials, currency and other risks
associated with international trade, the Companys dependence on certain major customers, and the successful implementation of the global growth plan including development of new products. Similarly, statements made herein and elsewhere
regarding pending and completed transactions are also forward-looking statements,