Cautionary Language Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document and the information contained herein contain forward-looking statements and information that are based on the current expectations of the management of Crown Castle International Corp. (“Crown Castle”). Such statements include, but are not limited to, plans, projections and estimates regarding (i) the contemplated Crown Castle and Global Signal merger (“Proposed Transaction”), (ii) the timing, integration and closing of the Proposed Transaction, (iii) the benefits of the Proposed Transaction and (iv) the impact of the Proposed Transaction, including the impact on leasing opportunities, customers, and total assets.
There are a number of important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements contained herein, including: the ability to obtain governmental approvals of the Proposed Transaction on the proposed terms and schedule; the failure of Crown Castle and Global Signal shareholders to approve the transaction; the ability of Crown Castle to successfully integrate Global Signal's operations and employees; the risk that the cost savings and any other synergies from the Potential Transaction may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected; disruption from the Proposed Transaction making it more difficult to maintain relationships with customers and employees; competition and its effect on pricing, spending, third-party relationships and revenues. Additional factors that may affect future results are contained in Crown Castle's and Global Signal's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including each company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, which are available at the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and Crown Castle disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this filing.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the Proposed Transaction, Crown Castle plans to file with the SEC a Registration Statement on
Form S-4 containing a Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus. CROWN CASTLE AND GLOBAL SIGNAL ARE URGED
INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT
STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS THAT WILL BE ARE AVAILABLE, BECAUSE THEY WILL
PART OF THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT, WHEN THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CROWN
CASTLE, GLOBAL SIGNAL, THE security holders of Crown Castle and the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus, incorporated by reference into such without charge, at the SEC’s website
PROPOSED TRANSACTION AND RELATED MATTERS. Investors and Global Signal will be able to obtain copies of the Registration Statement and when they become available, as well as other filings with the SEC that will be documents, containing information about Crown Castle and Global Signal, at http://www.sec.gov. These documents may also be obtained for free from
Crown Castle by directing a request to Crown Castle International Corp., Investor Relations, 510 Bering Suite 600, Houston, Texas 77057 or for free from Global Signal by directing a request to Global Signal Inc. North Cattlemen Road, Suite 300, Sarasota, Florida 34232-6427, Attention: Secretary.
Drive, at 301
Participants in the Solicitation
Neither Crown Castle nor Global Signal is currently engaged in a solicitation of proxies from the security holders of Crown Castle or Global Signal in connection with the Proposed Transaction. If a proxy solicitation commences, Crown Castle, Global Signal and their respective directors and executive officers and other members of management may be deemed to be participants in such solicitation. Information regarding Crown Castle’s directors and executive officers is available in Crown Castle’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, and the proxy statement, dated April 11, 2006, for its 2006 annual meeting of stockholders, which are filed with the SEC. Information regarding Global Signal’s directors and executive officers is available in Global Signal’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and the proxy statement, dated April 12, 2006, for its 2006 annual meeting of stockholders, which are filed with the SEC. Additional information regarding the interests of such directors and executive officers will be included in the Registration Statement containing the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus to be filed with the SEC.
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