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United Technologies Prices Offering Of Senior Notes

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has successfully priced an offering of $1,000 million aggregate principal amount of 1.900% notes due 2020, $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.300% notes due 2022, $800 million aggregate principal amount of 2.800% notes due 2024, $1,100 million aggregate principal amount of 3.125% notes due 2027 and $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.050% notes due 2047.

The offering is expected to close on May 4, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.  Net proceeds from the offering are expected to be used (i) to fund the repayment at maturity of United Technologies' 1.800% notes due 2017, of which $1,500,000,000 principal amount is outstanding, (ii) to fund the repayment of commercial paper and (iii) for other general corporate purposes.

The offering is being made under an effective shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities law of any such jurisdiction. The offering of notes may be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov or by contacting:

  • J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
    383 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY 10179
    Attn: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk, 3rd Floor
    Tel (collect): 1-212-834-4533

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.

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Maureen Fitzgerald 
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SOURCE United Technologies Corp.