Boeing and Embraer Confirm Discussions on Potential Combination

CHICAGO and SAO PAULO, Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company and Embraer today confirmed the two companies are engaged in discussions regarding a potential combination, the basis of which remains under discussion.

There is no guarantee a transaction will result from these discussions. Boeing and Embraer do not intend to make any additional comments regarding these discussions.

Any transaction would be subject to the approval of the Brazilian government and regulators, the two companies' boards and Embraer's shareholders.

Forward-Looking Information Is Subject to Risk and Uncertainty

Certain statements in this release
may be forward-looking statements.
Often, but not always, forward-
looking statements can be
identified by the use of words such
as "plans," "expects," "expected,"
"scheduled," "estimates,"
"intends," "anticipates" or
"believes," or variations of such
words and phrases or state that
certain actions, events,
conditions, circumstances or
results "may," "could," "would,"
"might" or "will" be taken, occur
or be achieved. Forward-looking
statements by their nature address
matters that are, to different
degrees, uncertain. Many risks,
uncertainties and other factors,
which are often times beyond our
control, could cause actual results
to differ materially from these
forward-looking statements,
including, in addition to factors
previously disclosed in Boeing's
and Embraer's reports filed with
the SEC and those identified
elsewhere in this release, any
risks relating to a potential
strategic combination. Boeing and
Embraer cannot give any assurance
that such forward-looking
statements will prove to have been
correct. The reader is cautioned
not to place undue reliance on
these forward-looking statements,
which speak only as of the date of
this release. Boeing and Embraer
disclaim any intention or
obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new
information, future events,
conditions, circumstances or
otherwise, except as required by
applicable law. Please consult
further disclosures Boeing and
Embraer make on related subjects,
if any, in reports to the SEC.


The Boeing Company Phil Musser Senior Vice President, Communications Cell: 312-241-6683 []

Boeing Communications Office: +1 312-544-2002

Embraer Nelson Salgado Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Communications Office: +55 11 3 841 6085 []

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