Dow Announces Full Redemption of All Outstanding 4.25% Notes Due 2020

MIDLAND, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Dow Chemical Company (“TDCC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Inc.
(NYSE: DOW), announced today a full redemption of its 4.25% Notes due
2020 (the “Notes”) issued pursuant to an Indenture dated as of May 1,
2008 (as supplemented, the “Indenture”) between TDCC and The Bank of New
York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee. As of the date of issuance
of the redemption notice, there was $1,471,336,000 aggregate principal
amount of such Notes outstanding.

Pursuant to the terms of the Indenture, such remaining outstanding Notes
will be redeemed in full on June 19, 2019 (the “Redemption Date”) at a
redemption price equal to the greater of (1) 100% of the principal
amount thereof, and (2) the sum of the present values of the remaining
scheduled payments of principal and interest thereon (not including any
portion of such interest payments accrued as of the Redemption Date),
discounted to the Redemption Date on a semiannual basis (assuming a
360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months) at the Treasury Rate
(as defined in the Notes and determined on the third business day prior
to the Redemption Date) plus 30 basis points, as set forth in the Notes,
along with accrued and unpaid interest up to, but not including, the
Redemption Date. On the Redemption Date and upon TDCC’s payment of the
redemption price, all rights of holders with respect to the Notes being
redeemed will terminate, except for the right to receive payment of the
applicable redemption price upon surrender of the Notes for redemption.

Copies of the notice of redemption can be obtained from The Bank of New
York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. by calling Bondholder Relations at (800)

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines one of the broadest technology sets in the
industry with asset integration, focused innovation and global scale to
achieve profitable growth and become the most innovative, customer
centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s
portfolio of performance materials, industrial intermediates and
plastics businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated
science-based products and solutions for our customers in high-growth
segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow
operates 113 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs
approximately 37,000 people. Dow delivered pro forma sales of
approximately $50 billion in 2018. References to Dow mean Dow Inc. and
its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit
or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

Cautionary Statement about Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the federal securities laws, including Section 27A of the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. In this context, forward-looking
statements often address expected future business and financial
performance, financial condition, and other matters, and often contain
words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “project,” “estimate,”
“intend,” “may,” “opportunity,” “outlook,” “plan,” “seek,” “should,”
“strategy,” “will,” “will be,” “will continue,” “will likely result,”
“would,” “target” and similar expressions, and variations or negatives
of these words. Forward-looking statements are based on current
expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties
which may cause actual results to differ materially from the
forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, expectations
as to future sales of Dow’s products; the ability to protect Dow’s
intellectual property in the United States and abroad; estimates
regarding Dow’s capital requirements and need for and availability of
financing; estimates of Dow’s expenses, future revenues and
profitability; estimates of the size of the markets for Dow’s products
and services and Dow’s ability to compete in such markets; expectations
related to the rate and degree of market acceptance of Dow’s products;
the outcome of certain Dow contingencies, such as litigation and
environmental matters; estimates of the success of competing
technologies that may become available and expectations regarding the
benefits and costs associated with each of the foregoing.

Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to
different degrees, uncertain. Forward-looking statements are based on
certain assumptions and expectations of future events which may not be
realized and speak only as of the date the statements were made. In
addition, forward-looking statements also involve risks, uncertainties
and other factors that are beyond Dow’s control that could cause Dow’s
actual results to differ materially from those projected, anticipated or
implied in the forward-looking statements. These factors include, but
are not limited to: fluctuations in energy and raw material prices;
failure to develop and market new products and optimally manage product
life cycles; significant litigation and environmental matters; failure
to appropriately manage process safety and product stewardship issues;
changes in laws and regulations or political conditions; global economic
and capital markets conditions, such as inflation, market uncertainty,
interest and currency exchange rates, and equity and commodity prices;
business or supply disruptions; security threats, such as acts of
sabotage, terrorism or war, weather events and natural disasters;
ability to protect, defend and enforce Dow’s intellectual property
rights; increased competition; changes in relationships with Dow’s
significant customers and suppliers; unanticipated expenses such as
litigation or legal settlement expenses; unanticipated business
disruptions; Dow’s ability to predict, identify and interpret changes in
consumer preferences and demand; Dow’s ability to realize the expected
benefits of the business separations; Dow’s ability to complete proposed
divestitures or acquisitions; Dow’s ability to realize the expected
benefits of acquisitions if they are completed; the availability of
financing to Dow in the future and the terms and conditions of such
financing; and disruptions in Dow’s information technology networks and
systems. Additionally, there may be other risks and uncertainties that
Dow is unable to identify at this time or that Dow does not currently
expect to have a material impact on its business.

Risks related to achieving the anticipated benefits of our separation
from DowDuPont Inc. include, but are not limited to, a number of
conditions including risks outside the control of Dow including risks
related to (i) our inability to achieve some or all of the benefits that
we expect to receive from the separations, (ii) certain tax risks
associated with the separations and distributions, (iii) our inability
to make necessary changes to operate as a stand-alone company following
the separations and distributions, (iv) the failure of our pro forma
financial information to be a reliable indicator of our future results,
(v) our inability to enjoy the same benefits of diversity, leverage and
market reputation that we enjoyed as a combined company, (vi)
restrictions under the intellectual property cross-license agreements,
(vii) our inability to receive third-party consents required under the
separation agreement, (viii) our customers, suppliers and others’
perception of our financial stability on a stand-alone basis, (ix)
non-compete restrictions under the separation agreement, (x) receipt of
less favorable terms in the commercial agreements we will enter into
with DuPont and Corteva than we would have received from an unaffiliated
third party and (xi) our indemnification of DuPont and/or Corteva for
certain liabilities.

Where, in any forward-looking statement, an expectation or belief as to
future results or events is expressed, such expectation or belief is
based on the current plans and expectations of management and expressed
in good faith and believed to have a reasonable basis, but there can be
no assurance that the expectation or belief will result or be achieved
or accomplished. For a more detailed discussion of Dow’s risks and
uncertainties, see the “Risk Factors” contained in the joint Quarterly
report on Form 10-Q, for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission by Dow and TDCC. Dow and TDCC assume
no obligation to publicly provide revisions or updates to any
forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information,
future developments or otherwise, should circumstances change, except as
otherwise required by securities and other applicable laws.


Kyle Bandlow
+1 989-648-2147


+1 989-626-6347

error: Content is protected !!