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Caterpillar Tractor Co. Deal - Lehman Brothers Collection

Caterpillar Tractor Co.

Company Deal$100,000,000 8 3/4% sinking fund debentures due November 1, 1999; $100,000,000 8 3/8% notes due November 1, 1982
Transaction TypeSinking Fund Debentures / Notes
Deal DescriptionCaterpillar Tractor Company used the net proceeds from this transaction to repay a portion of the company's short-term debt. These short-term borrowings, together with internally generated funds, were used primarily to finance construction of new facilities and improvements to existing facilities and to finance increased working capital requirements.
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