HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 9, 2009 – United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today called for redemption all of its outstanding $500 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Notes due 2009.
The redemption date is set for Feb. 9, 2009. The redemption price will be calculated as described in the indenture governing the notes, based upon a reference LIBOR rate. In addition, UTC will pay accrued and unpaid interest on the redeemed notes up to the redemption date.
UTC, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company that provides a broad range of high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries.
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