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Greenbrier Companies Inc (GBX.N)

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Greenbrier exercises options to increase strategic investments in Brazil
Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 06:00am EST 

Greenbrier Companies Inc : Greenbrier exercises options to increase strategic investments in Brazil . Greenbrier Companies Inc- A $20 million investment will be used to retire debt at Greenbrier-Maxion thereby reducing interest payments by $4 million annually . Greenbrier - Execution of a definitive agreement concerning intent to increase ownership in Amsted-Maxion Equipamentos E Serviços Ferroviários S.A . Greenbrier Companies Inc - Increase ownership from 19.5% to 60% . Greenbrier Companies Inc- Will retain an option to increase its ownership in Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro to 29.5% subject to certain conditions. . Greenbrier Companies Inc - With option exercise, equity interest of Amsted-Maxion Fundição E Equipamentos Ferroviários S.A. will be reduced from 80.5% to 40% . Greenbrier Companies Inc - Proceeds from increased ownership , along with loans from partners, will reduce interest costs by about $3 million per year .Greenbrier Companies Inc - Greenbrier will increase its ownership stake in Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro from 19.5% to 24.5% for $3.25 million.  Full Article

Greenbrier increases notes offering to $250 mln
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2017 06:00am EST 

Greenbrier Companies Inc : Greenbrier announces pricing and increased size of offering of senior convertible notes . Greenbrier announces pricing and increased size of offering of senior convertible notes . Greenbrier companies inc - increased size of its previously announced offering of senior convertible notes due 2024 to an aggregate principal amount of $250 million .Greenbrier expects to close offering of notes on or about february 6, 2017.  Full Article

Greenbrier-Astra Rail formed in Europe-based merger between Greenbrier Europe and Astra Rail
Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 06:00am EDT 

Greenbrier Companies Inc : Greenbrier-Astra Rail formed in Europe-based merger between Greenbrier Europe and Astra Rail . Co, Astra Rail management GMBH announced plans to form a new company, Greenbrier-Astra Rail . Expects transaction to be accretive to earnings per share by end of fiscal year 2017 . Greenbrier-Astra Rail will be led by an experienced Europe-based management team from both companies . Greenbrier expects transaction to be accretive to earnings per share by end of fiscal year 2017 . Greenbrier companies - as partial consideration for majority interest, Co to pay Astra Rail eur 30 million at closing, eur 30 million 12 months after closing . Greenbrier-Astra Rail will be controlled by greenbrier with an approximate 75% interest . Astra Rail's chairman Thomas Manns will own remainder of new company .Greenbrier-Astra Rail will include all European operations of Greenbrier And Astra Rail.  Full Article

Greenbrier Companies to acquire 19.5 pct ownership stake in Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 06:00am EDT 

Greenbrier Companies Inc : Entered into an agreement to acquire a 19.5% ownership stake in Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro for $10 million . Greenbrier currently owns 19.5% of Greenbrier-Maxion while Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro holds remaining 80.5% equity interest . Upon exercising purchase options it holds, co can potentially own up to a 60% direct equity interest in greenbrier-maxion . When co completes current investment in Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro it will own 35% of outstanding equity of Greenbrier-Maxion .Secured an option, subject to certain conditions, to acquire an additional 10% interest in Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro.  Full Article

Greenbrier Companies Inc announces new leadership assignments
Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 06:00am EST 

Greenbrier Companies Inc:Announced today that its CFO, Mark J. Rittenbaum, has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Commercial, Leasing and Finance.Lorie L. Tekorius, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.  Full Article

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc reaffirms FY 2016 guidance
Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 06:00am EST 

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc:Reaffirms previously provided guidance for FY 2016.Expects FY 2016 revenue to exceed $2.8 billion.Expects FY 2016 diluted EPS to be in the range of $5.65 to $6.15.  Full Article

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc gives FY 2016 guidance
Friday, 30 Oct 2015 06:00am EDT 

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc:Expects FY 2016 revenue to exceed $2.8 billion.Expects FY 2016 diluted EPS to be in the range of $5.65 to $6.15.  Full Article

Greenbrier Co expects to exceed EPS guidance for FY 2015
Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 06:00am EDT 

Greenbrier Co:Expects to exceed previously provided diluted EPS guidance of $5.70 to $5.85 (excluding non-recurring costs in the third quarter of $0.16 per share) for FY 2015.Says these higher expectations are principally driven by increased margins in the company's manufacturing segment, which includes lease syndications and a lower than anticipated tax rate related to geographic mix of earnings.  Full Article

The Greenbrier Companies Inc announces order from saudi railway company for 1,200 railcars
Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 03:00am EDT 

The Greenbrier Companies Inc:Announces order from saudi railway company for 1,200 railcars.Says delivery of the first tank cars to sar will begin in the second half of calendar year 2016.  Full Article

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc Reaffirms FY 2015 guidance
Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 06:00am EDT 

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc:Reaffirms FY 2015 guidance for Revenue ($2.6 to $2.7 billion).Reaffirms FY 2015 Adjusted EBITDA ($420 to $435 million).Reaffirms FY 2015 diluted EPS is narrowed to $5.70 to $5.85, excluding non-recurring costs in the third quarter of $0.16 per diluted share.  Full Article

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