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United Rentals


S-4/A
UNITED RENTALS NORTH AMERICA INC filed this Form S-4/A on 11/02/2017
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    inability to access the capital that our businesses or growth plans may require;

    incurrence of impairment charges;

    trends in oil and natural gas could adversely affect the demand for our services and products;

    the fact that our holding company structure requires us to depend in part on distributions from subsidiaries and such distributions could be limited by contractual or legal restrictions;

    increases in our loss reserves to address business operations or other claims and any claims that exceed our established levels of reserves;

    incurrence of additional expenses (including indemnification obligations) and other costs in connection with litigation, regulatory and investigatory matters;

    the outcome or other potential consequences of regulatory matters and commercial litigation;

    shortfalls in our insurance coverage;

    our charter provisions as well as provisions of certain debt agreements and our significant indebtedness may have the effect of making more difficult or otherwise discouraging, delaying or deterring a takeover or other change of control of us;

    turnover in our management team and inability to attract and retain key personnel;

    costs we incur being more than anticipated, and the inability to realize expected savings in the amounts or time frames planned;

    dependence on key suppliers to obtain equipment and other supplies for our business on acceptable terms;

    inability to sell our new or used fleet in the amounts, or at the prices, we expect;

    competition from existing and new competitors;

    risks related to security breaches, cybersecurity attacks and other significant disruptions in our information technology systems;

    the costs of complying with environmental, safety and foreign law and regulations, as well as other risks associated with non-U.S. operations, including currency exchange risk;

    labor disputes, work stoppages or other labor difficulties, which may impact our productivity, and potential enactment of new legislation or other changes in law affecting our labor relations or operations generally; and

    increases in our maintenance and replacement costs and/or decreases in the residual value of our equipment; and

    other factors discussed in the section titled "Risk Factors" of this prospectus and the section titled "Item 1A—Risk Factors" and elsewhere in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K (the "Annual Report").

        For a more complete description of these and other possible risks and uncertainties, please refer to our Annual Report, as well as to our subsequent filings with the SEC. Our forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date hereof, and we make no commitment to update or publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements in order to reflect new information or subsequent events, circumstances or changes in expectations.

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