Hanover Compressor Launches Senior Note Offering

Hanover Compressor Company (NYSE:HC) has launched a $200 million offering of Senior Notes due 2014. The proceeds of the offering will be used to refinance existing indebtedness of the company.

The offering and sale of the Senior Notes is pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

JPMorgan and Citigroup are joint book-running managers for the Senior Notes offering. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement relating to the offering of the Senior Notes may be obtained from the offices of J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., 270 Park Avenue, Floor 5, New York, NY 10017, and the offices of Citigroup Global Markets Inc., 140 58th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220, Attention: Prospectus Department, Floor 8-I.