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08/08/17General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on September 29, 2017, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on September 8, 2017. General Cable (NYSE:BGC) is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketi... 
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08/02/17General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. For the quarter, reported loss per share and reported operating loss were $1.42 and $23 million, respectively. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share and adjusted operating income of $0.11 and $32 million, respectively, for the quarter. See page 2 of this press release for the reconcili... 
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07/16/17General Cable Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives to Maximize Shareholder Value
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that its Board of Directors has initiated a review of strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value, including a potential sale of the Company. The... 
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05/25/17General Cable Announces Senior Secured Credit Facility Maturity Extended to 2022
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) has amended its existing $700 million asset-based revolving credit facility (the “Senior Secured Credit Facility”) extending its maturity date to 2022. The Senior Secured Credit Facility provides the Company with the ability to increase the facility size in the future by up to $250 million. Indebtedness under the Senior Secured Credit Facility is guaranteed by ... 
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05/18/17General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on June 30, 2017, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2017. General Cable (NYSE:BGC) is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and dis... 
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05/03/17General Cable Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. For the quarter, reported diluted earnings per share were $0.24 and reported operating income was $24 million. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share for the quarter of $0.27 and adjusted operating income of $45 million. See pages 2 and 3 of this press release for the reconciliation of r... 
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04/19/17General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2017 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2017 results on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer, Michael T. McDonnell, and Chief Financial Officer, Matti Masanovich will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Media and... 
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02/14/17General Cable Appoints Shruti Singhal as New European Leader
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has appointed a new leader of its European business. Shruti Singhal will join General Cable on February 27, 2017 as Senior Vice President of General Cable, President of Europe and a member of the company’s Strategic Leadership Team. He will report directly to Michael T. McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable. ... 
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02/08/17General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. For the quarter, reported diluted loss per share was $2.10 and reported operating loss was $97 million. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share for the quarter of $0.05 and adjusted operating income of $27 million. See page 3 of this press release for the reconciliation of reported t... 
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01/31/17General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on March 31, 2017, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on March 10, 2017. General Cable (NYSE:BGC) is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and... 
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01/26/17General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2016 results on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael T. McDonnell and Chief Financial Officer Matti Masanovich will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. ... 
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01/05/17General Cable Appoints Juan Picon as New North America Leader
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2017-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has appointed a new leader of its North American business. Juan Picon will join General Cable on January 26, 2017 as Senior Vice President of General Cable and President, North America and serve as a member of the Strategic Leadership Team. He will report directly to Michael T. McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Ca... 
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12/29/16General Cable Resolves Ongoing SEC and DOJ Investigations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 29, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) today announced that it has entered into agreements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) that bring to a conclusion those agencies’ respective investigations relating to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and the SEC’s separate accounting investigation related to the Company’s financial r... 
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11/02/16General Cable Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. For the quarter, reported diluted loss per share was $0.29 and reported operating income was $5 million. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share for the quarter of $0.07 and adjusted operating income of $32 million. See page 3 and 4 of this press release for the reconciliation of rep... 
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11/02/16General Cable Announces New Chief Financial Officer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced the appointment of Matti Masanovich as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, reporting to Michael McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 11, 2016. “Matti is an accomplished leader with significant financial and operational expertise,” said McDonnell. “His global experience developing and ex... 
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10/20/16General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on December 30, 2016, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on December 9, 2016. General Cable (NYSE:BGC) is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketin... 
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10/18/16General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2016 results on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael T. McDonnell will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast ... 
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08/30/16General Cable Announces New Chief Human Resources Officer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) recently announced that Leah Stark was named Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in July of this year. “Key to our cultural transformation and the achievement of our business objectives is having a world-class, global Chief Human Resources Officer as an integral part of our Strategic Leadership Team,” said Michael T. McDonnell,... 
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08/18/16General Cable Announces Leadership Changes in the Americas
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 18, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today executive leadership changes in Latin America and North America. Effective August 29, 2016, Juan Mogollon will join General Cable as Senior Vice President of Latin America. Mr. Mogollon will be responsible for the execution of the Company’s strategic roadmap within the Latin American region focused on driving a leading cost and efficiency... 
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08/03/16General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the second quarter ended July 1, 2016. For the quarter, reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.68 and reported operating income from continuing operations was $58 million. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations for the quarter of $0.30 and adjusted operating income fro... 
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08/02/16General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on September 30, 2016, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on September 9, 2016. General Cable (NYSE:BGC) is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketi... 
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07/19/16General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 19, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2016 results on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael T. McDonnell and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. Med... 
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05/31/16General Cable Completes Sale of Its North American Automotive Ignition Wire Business
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced that it has completed the sale of its North American automotive ignition wire business to Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP) for cash consideration of approximately $71 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. Proceeds will be used to reduce outstanding borrowings. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Compan... 
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05/23/16General Cable Announces Agreement to Sell Its North American Automotive Ignition Wire Business
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), (the Company) today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its North American automotive ignition wire business to Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP) for cash consideration of approximately $71 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. The Company expects to close the sale in the near future. Proceeds will be used to reduce ... 
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05/19/16General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on June 24, 2016, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on June 3, 2016. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manufa... 
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04/27/16General Cable Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the first quarter ended April 1, 2016. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.19 and adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $42 million. Reported loss per share from continuing operations for the quarter was $0.17 and reported operating income from continuing... 
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04/12/16General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2016 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2016 results on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael T. McDonnell and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Media... 
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03/21/16General Cable Announces Planned CFO Transition
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced that Brian J. Robinson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will leave the company pending the identification of a successor and a suitable transition period. The Company has retained Heidrick & Struggles to assist in a search for a replacement CFO who will work closely with Michael T. McDonnell, President and Chief Executiv... 
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02/18/16General Cable to Host Investor Day on March 22, 2016
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will host an Investor Day from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at The New York Stock Exchange in New York City. The meeting, which will focus on the Company’s new strategic roadmap, will be hosted by Michael T. McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer and Brian J. Robinson, Chief Financial Officer. General Cable will provide a ... 
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02/10/16General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.05 and adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $28 million. Reported loss per share from continuing operations for the quarter was $0.91 and reported operating loss from continu... 
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02/09/16General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on March 25, 2016, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on March 4, 2016. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manu... 
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01/21/16General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of Its Fourth Quarter 2015 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 21, 2016-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2015 results on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael T. McDonnell and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. ... 
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11/04/15General Cable Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
ADJUSTED OPERATING INCOME OF $47 MILLION EXCEEDS GUIDANCE HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the third quarter ended October 2, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.26 and adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $47 million. Reported earnings per share from continuing operations for ... 
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10/22/15General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on November 27, 2015, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on November 9, 2015. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, desig... 
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10/15/15General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2015 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2015 earnings on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael T. McDonnell and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. ... 
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08/31/15General Cable Completes Sale of Its Thailand Operations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (“the Company”) today announced it has completed the sale of its Thailand operations to MM Logistics Co. Ltd. for cash consideration of approximately $88 million. The closing of the sale of the Thailand operations is the first of a two-step closing process. The Company expects the second closing to complete the sale of the remaining Asia Pacific operations inclu... 
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08/05/15General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the second quarter ended July 3, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.36 and adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $55 million. Reported earnings per share from continuing operations for the quarter were ($0.03) and reported operating income from cont... 
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07/28/15General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on September 4, 2015, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2015. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design... 
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07/16/15General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2015 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2015 earnings on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Michael T. McDonnell and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. Me... 
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06/25/15General Cable Announces Agreement to Sell Its Asia Pacific Operations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Asia Pacific operations to MM Logistics Co., Ltd. for cash consideration of approximately $205 million which includes preliminary estimated net cash of $30 million available at the closing of the purchased businesses, subject to customary working capital adjustments at the respective closing dates... 
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06/08/15General Cable Announces New Chief Executive Officer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael T. McDonnell as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2015. Mr. McDonnell, who was previously Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at TPC Group, will succeed Gregory B. Kenny, who has led the Company since 2001 as President and Chief Ex... 
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05/14/15General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on June 26, 2015, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on June 8, 2015. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manufa... 
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05/06/15General Cable Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share of $0.35 and adjusted operating income of $48 million. Reported loss per share for the quarter was $0.78 and reported operating income was $8 million. See page 3 of this press release for the reconciliation of adjusted to reported re... 
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04/16/15General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2015 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2015 earnings on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Media and inve... 
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04/02/15General Cable Announces Sale of Its Interests in Joint Ventures Located in Fiji and China
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has completed the sale of its interests in joint ventures including Dominion Wire and Cables (Fiji) and Keystone Electric Wire and Cable (China) for cash consideration of $21 million. In separate transactions, the Company’s ownership interests were purchased by its respective joint venture partner. Proceeds from the sales wer... 
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02/04/15General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014. For the fourth quarter of 2014, the Company recorded adjusted earnings per share of $0.15 and adjusted operating income of $46 million, in line with management’s guidance. For the fourth quarter of 2014, reported loss per share was $2.86 and reported operating income was $14 million. For the f... 
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01/13/15General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of Its Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2014 earnings on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Me... 
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01/12/15General Cable Enhances Leadership Team with Promotions and Names Chief Compliance Officer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2015-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved the promotion and appointment of the following executives, effective immediately. Emerson C. Moser has been named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and a member of the Operating Committee. Emerson was previously Assistant General Counsel and Assistant ... 
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12/22/14General Cable Announces Sale of Its Interest in Phelps Dodge Philippines
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has completed the sale of its interest in Phelps Dodge International Philippines, Inc. (PDP) for cash consideration of $67 million. The Company sold its 60% interest to its joint venture partner, A. Soriano Corporation (Anscor). Proceeds from the sale will be used to reduce outstanding borrowings on the Company’s North Ameri... 
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12/09/14General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on January 9, 2015, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on December 29, 2014. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design,... 
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10/29/14General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results; Announces Plan to Exit Asia Pacific and Africa; Plans Leadership Transition
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 26, 2014 and announced actions to refine its strategic focus, improve operational performance and address management succession. Strategic and Management Highlights Company to simplify global portfolio and reduce operational complexity by focusing on core strategic op... 
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10/28/14General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on November 28, 2014, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on November 10, 2014. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, desi... 
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10/09/14General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of Its Third Quarter 2014 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2014 earnings on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Media... 
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09/29/14General Cable Withdraws Proposed Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) today announced that in light of current market conditions it has decided not to proceed with its previously announced offering of $250 million of senior unsecured notes due 2019 at this time. “Uncertain and weak overall conditions in the high yield debt market led us to conclude that the proposed offering of senior unsecured notes ... 
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09/22/14General Cable Announces $250 Million Private Offering of 5-Year Senior Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 22, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) today announced that, subject to market conditions, it intends to offer $250 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) in an offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The Notes will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance upon ... 
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09/22/14General Cable Updates Third Quarter and Full Year Outlook
Third quarter and full year adjusted operating income expected to be at or around the low end of the range of $60 to $75 million and $200 to $230 million, respectively Adjusted operating cash flow for 2014 anticipated to be at or around the low end of the range of $135 to $165 million; focus continues on reducing working capital in the business Focused on timely execution of the Company’s restructuring ... 
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07/30/14General Cable Reports Second Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the second quarter ended June 27, 2014. For the second quarter of 2014, excluding certain items, the Company recorded adjusted income per share of $0.29 and adjusted operating income of $57 million. For the second quarter of 2014, reported loss per share was ($0.51) and reported operating income was $14 million. A reconciliation of adj... 
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07/29/14General Cable Announces Board of Directors Appointment
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), announced today that its Board of Directors appointed Mr. Ned Hall to serve as an independent director of the Company until he stands for election at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified. Mr. Hall will serve on the Board’s Nominating and Governance Committee. The appointment of Mr. Hall fills the vacanc... 
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07/28/14General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on September 5, 2014, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on August 18, 2014. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design... 
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07/23/14General Cable Completes Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) today announced that it has completed its offer (the “Exchange Offer”) to exchange up to $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 5.750% Senior Notes due 2022 which were issued in a private placement transaction on September 25, 2012 (the “Old Notes”) for a like principal amount of its 5.750% Senior Notes due 2022 which have bee... 
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07/09/14General Cable Announces Restructuring Program
Expects to Generate Approximately $75 Million in Annual Savings Revises 2014 Adjusted Operating Income Guidance to $200-$230 Million HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) today announced it is implementing a restructuring program designed to improve profitability and return on invested capital in each of its three reportable segments. The restructuring program, which build... 
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06/18/14General Cable Commences Registered Exchange Offer for Its 5.750% Senior Notes Due 2022
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) today announced the commencement of an offer to exchange up to $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 5.750% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Old Notes”) for the same principal amount of 5.750% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “New Notes” and, together with the Old Notes, the “Notes”), which have been registered under the Securities Act ... 
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05/15/14General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on June 27, 2014, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2014. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manufa... 
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05/06/14General Cable Announces Leadership Transition in Europe & Mediterranean Business
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today the appointment of Robert (Bob) Kenny as President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable Europe and Mediterranean, effective August 1st. Bob will succeed Emmanuel Sabonnadiere, who will remain with the Company through July 31st. Emmanuel will assist Bob in the transition and will continue to represent the Company in certain of its business ... 
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04/30/14General Cable Reports First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the first quarter ended March 28, 2014. For the first quarter of 2014, excluding certain items, the Company recorded adjusted loss per share of ($0.05) and adjusted operating income of $27 million. For the first quarter of 2014, reported loss per share was ($6.42) and reported operating loss was ($237) million. A reconciliation of adju... 
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04/17/14General Cable Comments on Venezuelan Currency Exchange System
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that based on recent changes to the Venezuelan currency exchange system, the Company is changing the exchange rate used to remeasure its Venezuelan subsidiary’s financial statements. The Company has decided to use the exchange rate determined by periodic auctions for U.S. dollars conducted under Venezuela’s Complementary System of Foreign Currenc... 
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04/10/14General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2014 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2014 earnings on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Media and i... 
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04/02/14General Cable Announces Decision by European Commission in Power Cables Case
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that the European Commission has issued a decision on the liability of producers of submarine and underground high voltage power cables for infringement of European competition law. The Power Cables Case was initiated by a Statement of Objections or preliminary complaint in June 2011 addressed to twelve (12) company groups involving twenty-seven (... 
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03/27/14General Cable Updates First Quarter Outlook
Expects lower first quarter adjusted operating income principally due to uncertainty in Venezuela, extreme weather in North America and lower copper prices Adjusted operating income for 2014 anticipated to be at around the low end of previous range of $260 to $320 million Repurchased 2% of common shares or $31 million in the first quarter HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, March 27, 2014 – General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today first quarter adjusted operating income is expected to b... 
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03/20/14General Cable Announces Leadership Transition in Europe & Mediterranean Business
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that Emmanuel Sabonnadiere, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer, Europe & Mediterranean, will transition from his current position for a period of up to six months. The Company has launched a formal search for a successor and Mr. Sabonnadiere will continue in his current position under his current contract during t... 
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03/12/14General Cable to Host Investor Day on April 3, 2014
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will host an Investor Day from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. Gregory B. Kenny, Chief Executive Officer, Brian J. Robinson, Chief Financial Officer and other members of senior management will host the meeting. John E. Welsh, III, Non-executive Chairman, and senior management will ... 
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02/18/14General Cable Announces the Planned Retirement of Robert J. Siverd, General Counsel; Company Commences Search for Successor
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that Robert J. Siverd plans to retire from his role as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company upon the successful completion of an executive search. John E. Welsh, III, Non-executive Chairman, said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the General Cable management team, I want to thank Bob for hi... 
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02/12/14General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results Exceeded Expectations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013. For the fourth quarter of 2013, excluding certain items, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share of $0.36 and adjusted operating income of $70 million. For the fourth quarter of 2013, reported earnings per share were $0.27 and reported operating income was $65 million. A reconciliat... 
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01/21/14General Cable Files Restated Financial Statements
Announces Webcast Discussion of Its Fourth Quarter 2013 Results To Host Investor Day on April 3, 2014 in New York HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 21, 2014-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announces that it filed its restated financial statements today with the Securities and Exchange Commission including amendments to its Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-Q/A for the fiscal quarters ended March 30, 2012, June 29, 2012, Septemb... 
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12/10/13General Cable Declares Quarterly Dividend and Extends Share Repurchase Program Through the End of 2014
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on January 7, 2014, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2013. In addition, the Board extended the Company’s existing $125 million share repurchase program, which was set t... 
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11/11/13General Cable Announces Expiration of Consent Solicitation and Receipt of Requisite Consents
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) (the “Company”) announced today that it has received the requisite consents (the “Consents”) with respect to its previously announced consent solicitation (the “Solicitation”) related to certain proposed amendments (the “Amendments”) and related waivers (the “Waivers”) to the indentures governing its Senior Floating Rate Notes due 2015 (“2015 Notes”) and 5... 
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11/08/13General Cable Announces Mandatory Redemption on November 24, 2013 of Its 5.75% Series a Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) announced today that the Company’s outstanding shares (the “Shares”) of 5.75% Series A Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Preferred Stock”) will be mandatorily redeemed on November 24, 2013. Pursuant to the terms of the Preferred Stock, the redemption price of $50.00 per share (the “Redemption Price”), plus all accrued and unpaid or accu... 
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11/04/13General Cable Announces Consent Solicitation with Respect to Its Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2015 and 5.750% Senior Notes Due 2022
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) announced today that it has commenced a consent solicitation (the “Solicitation”) to amend the indentures and to provide related waivers (the “Proposed Amendments”) with respect to its Senior Floating Rate Notes due 2015 and 5.750% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Solicitation will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 8, 20... 
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11/04/13General Cable Reports Estimated Third Quarter Results; Estimated Third Quarter Adjusted Operating Results Reflect Continuing Stability in Europe and Rest of World; Acquisitions Continue to Exceed Management’s Expectations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today preliminary selected estimated results for the third quarter ended September 27, 2013. These results are considered preliminary due to the additional time needed to finalize the Company’s restated financial statements for the prior periods described below (see “Other Matters”). Due to the timing and ongoing preparation of the restated financial st... 
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10/30/13General Cable Announces Election to Pay Additional Interest on Subordinated Convertible Notes Due 2029
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) announced today that it is electing to pay additional interest of 0.50% per annum on its Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2029 (the “2029 Notes”) under the terms of the indenture governing the 2029 Notes (the “2029 Indenture”) for up to 365 days starting on October 29, 2013. As previously disclosed, the Company has not complied with the... 
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10/23/13General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on November 29, 2013, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on November 12, 2013. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, desi... 
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10/15/13General Cable Corporation Announces Convertibility Window Period Prior to Maturity of 0.875% Senior Convertible Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), announced today that, pursuant to Section 4.01(a)(6) of the Indenture, dated as of November 15, 2006, among General Cable Corporation, as issuer (the “Company”), the guarantors named therein, as guarantors, and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee, governing the Company’s 0.875% Senior Convertible Notes due 2013 (the “Notes”), the Notes become convertible... 
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10/14/13General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2013 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 14, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2013 earnings on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, November 4, 2013. Media an... 
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09/25/13General Cable Announces Increase to the 5.75% Series A Redeemable Preferred Stock Conversion Rate
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the “Company”) announces in accordance with the terms of the Company’s 5.75% Series A Redeemable Preferred Stock (“Preferred Stock”), an increase to the conversion rate of the Preferred Stock from 4.998 to 5.056 shares of common stock. As a result of the cash dividend of $0.18 per share paid on each of June 28, 2013 and September 6, 2013, on the common ... 
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09/09/13General Cable Announces Expansion of Senior Secured Credit Facility to $1.0 Billion; Maturity Extended to 2018
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 9, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) has amended its existing $700 million asset-based revolving credit facility (the “Senior Secured Credit Facility”) increasing the size up to $1.0 billion and extending its maturity date to 2018. The amendment provides a $300 million increase to the Senior Secured Credit Facility by incorporating certain of the Company’s European assets to create a single credit f... 
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07/31/13General Cable Reports Second Quarter Results; Adjusted Operating Income of $84.5 Million and Adjusted EPS of $0.69 above Management’s Range of Expectations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2013. Adjusted operating income was above management’s expectations for the second quarter as pricing held up better than anticipated in a declining metal cost environment and the Company’s Europe and Mediterranean businesses performed relatively stronger. Excluding certain items, adjusted earnings per... 
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07/30/13General Cable Declares Dividend
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share on all outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on September 6, 2013, to all common shareholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2013. General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, de... 
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07/30/13General Cable Announces Board of Directors Appointment
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), announced today that its Board of Directors appointed Ms. Sallie B. Bailey to serve as an independent director of the Company until she stands for election at the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified. Ms. Bailey will serve on the Board’s Audit, Compensation and Corporate Governance committees. The appointme... 
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07/11/13General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of Its Second Quarter 2013 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2013 earnings on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Media a... 
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05/20/13General Cable Announces Initiation of Quarterly Dividend and Extends $125 Million Share Repurchase Authorization Through the End of 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 20, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the payment of a regular quarterly dividend. The Board declared an initial quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share, payable on June 28, 2013 to all common shareholders of record as of June 10, 2013. The quarterly dividend is the first for General Cable since 2002. In addition, the Board extended the Compan... 
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04/30/13General Cable Reports First Quarter Results within Management’s Range of Expectations Led by Acquisitions and Base Businesses in North America
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2013. Each of the Company’s three reportable segments performed as expected to start the year led by acquisitions and solid results in North America’s base businesses. Excluding certain items, adjusted earnings per share of $0.23 and adjusted ... 
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04/10/13General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2013 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2013 earnings on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Media and in... 
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03/07/13General Cable Corporation To Host Investor Day on March 26, 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will host an Investor Day from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. Gregory B. Kenny, Chief Executive Officer, Brian J. Robinson, Chief Financial Officer and other members of senior management will host the meeting. Financial analysts and investors may register to attend by contacting ... 
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02/25/13General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. The Company’s businesses in North America and Rest of World (ROW) finished the year with a positive operating performance in the fourth quarter resulting in consolidated adjusted operating income of $48.2 million, excluding certa... 
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02/14/13General Cable Corporation Comments on Venezuelan Currency Devalution
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2013-- The Venezuelan government announced the official exchange rate of its currency (Bolivars) would be adjusted from 4.3 Bolivars to each US Dollar to 6.3, effective February 13, 2013. These actions by the Venezuelan government are expected to result in a one-time charge in the first quarter of 2013 primarily related to the Company’s remeasurement of its local balance sheet on the date of the devalu... 
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02/07/13General Cable Corporation Provides Update on Fourth Quarter 2012 Results and Initial View of 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) expects to report that its North America and Rest of World (ROW) businesses finished the year with a positive operating performance in the fourth quarter, excluding the impact of certain items. The acquisitions of Alcan Cable North America, Prestolite and Procables (Colombia) are also expected to contribute meaningfully to the fourth quarter results. However,... 
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01/23/13General Cable Announces Gregory J. Lampert to Lead Operations in the Americas
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) is pleased to announce Gregory J. Lampert will assume responsibility for all the Company’s operations in the Americas, which includes Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean as well as Central/South America, effective immediately. General Cable is an industry leader in the Americas with expected annual revenue in the range of $4.5 bill... 
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01/23/13General Cable Corporation Announces Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2012 Results; Provides Status Update of Restated Financial Statements
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2013-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2012 earnings and its initial view of 2013 on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results and the Company’s expectations for 2013. The news release detailing the fourth quarter results ... 
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12/18/12General Cable Announces the Promotion of Peter A. Campbell to Executive Vice President General Cable and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) is pleased to announce the promotion of Peter A. Campbell to Executive Vice President of General C able Corporation and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific effective December 11, 2012. Today, the Company’s Asia Pacific region includes operations and investments principally in Australia, China, Fiji, India, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Th... 
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12/03/12General Cable Corporation Completes the Acquisition of Alcan Cable China
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Alcan Cable China. Alcan Cable China represents approximately 10% to 15% of overall revenues of Alcan Cable. “Alcan Cable China has a 430,000 square foot, vertically integrated manufacturing plant in Tianjin, China and ten regional sales offices. Since its start-up in 2007, the bus... 
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10/29/12General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results; Adjusted EPS of $0.60 within Management’s Range of Expectations; Operating Income of $75.4 Million Exceeded Management’s Range of Expectations; Announces Agreement to Acquire Prestolite Wire, LLC
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the third quarter ended September 28, 2012. Non-GAAP adjusted earnings per share of $0.60 were within management’s range of expectations. Included in this result is $0.12 per share of additional tax expense recorded in the third quarter reflecting an increase in the Compan... 
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10/16/12General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2012 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2012 earnings on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, October 29, 2012. Medi... 
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09/25/12General Cable Corporation Announces Closing of $600 Million of Senior Notes Offering
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, (the “Company”), announced today that it closed its previously announced private offering of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) in an offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). T... 
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09/20/12General Cable Corporation Announces Pricing of $600 Million of Senior Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 20, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, (the “Company”), announced today the pricing of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) in an offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). Interest on the Notes is payable in cash on a semi-annual bas... 
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09/17/12General Cable Corporation Announces $550 Million Private Offering of 10-Year Senior Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, today announced that, subject to market conditions, it intends to offer $550 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) in an offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The Notes will be offered ... 
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09/14/12General Cable Corporation Announces Convertibility Window Period Prior to Maturity of 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 14, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, announced today that, under Section 4.01(a)(6) of the Indenture, dated as of October 2, 2007, among General Cable Corporation, as issuer (the “Company”), the guarantors named therein, as guarantors, and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee, governing the Company’s 1.00% Senior Convertible Note... 
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09/04/12General Cable Corporation Completes the Acquisition of the North American Business of Alcan Cable
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the North American portion of Alcan Cable for $151 million, subject to customary adjustments primarily related to working capital levels at closing. The North American portion of Alcan Cable represents approximately 85% to 90% of overall revenues of Alcan Cable. As anticipated in the purch... 
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08/02/12General Cable Increases the Size of its Senior Secured Credit Facility; Extends Maturity to 2017
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, has amended its asset-based revolving credit facility (the “Senior Secured Credit Facility”) increasing the size up to $700 million and extending its maturity date to 2017. The amendment provides for an initial increase of the credit facility to $600 million; increasing to $700 million upon the closi... 
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07/30/12General Cable Reports Second Quarter Results; Adjusted EPS of $0.74 within Management’s Range of Expectations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the second quarter ended June 29, 2012. Non-GAAP adjusted earnings per share of $0.74 and adjusted operating income of $78.7 million were within management’s range of expectations as global volume measured in metal pounds sold for the second quarter increased 2% sequential... 
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07/20/12General Cable Corporation Announces Resignation of Director, Charles G. McClure, Jr.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that Charles G. McClure, Jr. resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company effective July 20, 2012. Mr. McClure, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Meritor, Inc., resigned for personal reasons as a result of demands relating to ongoing business activities and not due to any disagreement with the Company. Th... 
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07/10/12General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2012 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2012 earnings on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, July 30, 2012. Media an... 
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06/04/12General Cable to Acquire Majority Interest in Procables S.A. of Colombia Further Expanding Its Market Position in Latin America
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 4, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, announced today that it has agreed to acquire a majority interest (60%) in Procables S.A (Procables) for total consideration of $45 million, subject to typical adjustments for net working capital and net indebtedness levels. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2012, subject to ... 
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05/21/12General Cable Corporation to Acquire Alcan Cable, the Wire and Cable Business of Rio Tinto plc
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 21, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Alcan Cable, the wire and cable business of Rio Tinto plc (Rio Tinto) (LSE: RIO). The purchase price is $185 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments primarily related to working capital levels at closing as provided in the definitive purchase agreement. The Company expects to use its Asset... 
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04/30/12General Cable Reports First Quarter Results; Metal Cost Headwinds Subside; Volumes Increase Both Year over Year and Sequentially
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2012. Non-GAAP adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter were $0.48. Operating income of $53.4 million exceeded management’s expectation as metal cost headwinds subsided and volume was better than expected during the quarter. Globa... 
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04/27/12General Cable Inaugurates Plant in India
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, has completed construction on its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India. The Honorable Chief Minister of Himachal, Mr. P.K. Dhumal, inaugurated the plant today with more than 200 high-ranking government officials and business leaders in attendance. Also in attenda... 
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04/12/12General Cable Expands Its Transportation & Industrial Harnesses Business into South America
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Apr 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), a global leader in ignition wire harness technology, reported that it has acquired Delphia Produtos Eletricos Ltda. ("Delphia"), located in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo State, Brazil. The business will continue to operate as Delphia under the umbrella of General Cable Automotiva Brasil. Delphia is a leading manufacturer of automotive ignition wire harnesses ... 
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04/10/12General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2012 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2012 earnings on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, April 30, 2012. Media and i... 
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02/08/12General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011. Diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2011 were $0.09. Included in these results were $0.10 per share of non-cash convertible debt interest expense and $0.11 per share of mark to market losses on financial derivativ... 
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01/17/12General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2011 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2012-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2011 earnings on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. ... 
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10/31/11General Cable Reports Third Quarter Operating Income 51% above Prior Year; Board of Directors Authorizes Share Repurchase Program
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2011 were $0.07. Included in these results were $0.10 per share of non-cash convertible debt interest expense and $0.16 per share of mark to market losses on financial derivatives accou... 
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10/12/11General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2011 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2011 earnings on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, October 31, 2011. Media and investors ma... 
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08/01/11General Cable Reports Second Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Aug 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the second quarter ended July 1, 2011. Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter of 2011 were $0.68. Included in these results was $0.09 per share of non-cash convertible debt interest expense. Before the impact of this item, adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share for the se... 
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07/25/11General Cable Completes Refinancing of Senior Secured Credit Facility
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jul 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, announced today that it has completed the refinancing of its asset-based revolving credit facility by entering into a new 5-year, $400 million asset-based revolving credit facility (the "Senior Secured Credit Facility"), maturing in 2016. The Senior Secured Credit Facility provides the Company with the abil... 
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07/12/11General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2011 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jul 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2011 earnings on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, August 1, 2011. Media and investors may ... 
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07/06/11General Cable Provides Update on European Competition Commission Investigation
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jul 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, issued an update on the previously disclosed investigation by the European Commission. General Cable reported today that the European Commission has issued a Statement of Objections in relation to its ongoing competition investigation to a number of wire and cable companies in the submarine and underground ... 
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05/02/11General Cable Reports First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., May 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the first quarter ended April 1, 2011. Diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2011 were $0.70. Included in these results was $0.09 per share of non-cash convertible debt interest expense. Before the impact of this item, adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share for the fir... 
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04/12/11General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2011 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Apr 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2011 earnings on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, May 2, 2011. Media and investors may access t... 
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02/08/11General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Feb 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010. Diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2010 were $0.66. Included in these results was $0.09 per share of non-cash convertible debt interest expense. Before the impact of this item, adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share for t... 
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01/14/11General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2010 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jan 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2010 earnings on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, February 8, 2011. Media and investo... 
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11/03/10General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Nov 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the third quarter ended October 1, 2010. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2010 were $0.34. Included in these results was $0.09 per share of non-cash convertible debt interest expense and $0.11 per share of mark to market losses on derivative instruments. Before ... 
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10/14/10General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of Its Third Quarter 2010 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2010 earnings on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. Media and investor... 
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10/11/10General Cable Announces Baltic Sea Offshore Wind High Voltage Project Award
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), a global leader in the wire and cable industry, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW), has been awarded a major order by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH, a subsidiary of the German-based transmission network operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, to provide a complete turn-key solution including the supply and installation of 12... 
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09/23/10General Cable Announces Joint Venture in Oman
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Sep 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), announced today that it has formed a joint venture with International Cable Industries LLC (ICI), a limited liability company organized in Oman. The joint venture company in which General Cable will have a majority interest will distribute a wide variety of wire and cable products for the energy, electrical infrastructure and construction markets in O... 
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09/22/10General Cable Acquires BICC Egypt
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Sep 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), reported today that it has acquired BICC Egypt. BICC Egypt manufactures a wide variety of wire and cable products for the electrical markets including low voltage insulated power and control cables, building wire, instrumentation cable, halogen free power and control cables, and overhead power cables. In the last twelve months, the business reported revenues of ... 
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09/07/10General Cable Announces Board of Directors Appointments
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Sep 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), announced today that its Board of Directors appointed Mr. Charles "Chip" G. McClure, Jr. and Mr. Patrick M. Prevost to serve as independent directors of the Company until they stand for election at the next annual meeting of stockholders in 2011. Mr. McClure and Mr. Prevost will both serve on the Board's Audit, Compensation and Corporate Governance committees. The ... 
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08/02/10General Cable Reports Second Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Aug 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the second quarter ended July 2, 2010. Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter of 2010 were $0.45. Included in these results was $0.09 per share of non-cash convertible debt interest expense. Before the impact of this item, adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share for the se... 
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07/14/10General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2010 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jul 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2010 earnings on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, August 2, 2010. Media and investors may ... 
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06/09/10General Cable Announces Management Change
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jun 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmanuel Sabonnadiere as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Europe and Mediterranean region and Executive Vice President of General Cable Corporation effective July 1, 2010. Emmanuel will succeed Domingo Goenaga, who will remain with the company as an Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of our European holdi... 
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05/06/10General Cable Reports First Quarter Results
Diluted earnings per share before items of $0.50; Second quarter diluted earnings per share guidance of $0.50 to $0.60 before items; ROW and early cycle businesses in North America begin to stabilize HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., May 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended April 2, 2010. Loss ... 
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04/16/10General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of Its First Quarter 2010 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Apr 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2010 earnings on Friday, May 7, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Thursday, May 6, 2010. Media and investors may access th... 
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03/18/10General Cable Announces Inventory Accounting Change from LIFO to Average Cost; Updates Earnings Guidance for Accounting Change; Shareholders' Equity Expected to Increase $110 to $130 Million
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Mar 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), today announced a change in accounting for inventories from the last-in, first-out (LIFO) method to the average cost method. The Company believes the change is preferable because the average cost method provides better matching of sales and expenses, particularly during periods of metal and petrochemical price volatility, and enhances comparability with industry p... 
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03/01/10General Cable Expands Its Transportation and Industrial Harnesses Business in Europe
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Mar 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), a global leader in ignition wire harness technology, reported today that it has acquired Beru SAS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BorgWarner France SAS, located in La Ferte Mace, France. The business will operate as General Cable Automotive Europe (GCAE) going forward. GCAE is a premier manufacturer of ignition wire harnesses sold into the European automotive OEM ma... 
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02/26/10General Cable Moves to Declassify Board and Adopts Majority Voting Standard for Director Elections
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Feb 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), today announced that its Board of Directors will ask stockholders to approve amendments to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation that would declassify the Board beginning with the 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. In addition, the Company announced that its Board of Directors has amended its Amended and Restated By-laws and its Corporate Governance Princip... 
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02/11/10General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Revenues of $1,129.0 million; Diluted earnings per share before items of $0.24; Cash flow from operating activities of $178.9 million, $544.0 million for the full year; Early cycle businesses in North America appear to be stabilizing HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Feb 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009. Diluted loss per... 
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01/19/10General Cable Expands in South Africa
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jan 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), reported today that it has acquired a substantial portion of the wire and cable assets of Phoenix Power Cables, of Durban, South Africa. The business will operate as General Cable Phoenix South Africa (GCPSA) going forward. GCPSA manufactures low and medium voltage electrical power cables as well as overhead energy transmission and distribution cables. In the last... 
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01/13/10General Cable Comments on Venezuelan Currency Devaluation
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jan 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- On Friday, January 8, 2010, the Venezuelan government announced its intention to devalue its currency (Bolivar) and establish a two-tier foreign exchange structure. The official exchange rate for essential goods (food, medicine and other essential goods) will be adjusted from 2.15 Bolivars to each US Dollar to 2.60. The official exchange rate for non-essential goods will be adjusted from 2.15 Bolivars ... 
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01/13/10General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of Its Fourth Quarter 2009 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jan 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2009 earnings on Friday, February 12, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Thursday, February 11, 2010. Media and investors ... 
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12/18/09General Cable Announces Settlement of Its Convertible Note Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Dec 18, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today the settlement of its offer to exchange its new Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2029, or the 2029 notes, for its outstanding 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012, or the 2012 notes. The exchange offer expired at midnight, New York City time, on December 15, 2009. D.F. King & Co., Inc., the exchange agent for the exchange offer, has advised the Company that $464,412,000 aggrega... 
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12/16/09General Cable Announces Expiration and Results of Its Convertible Note Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Dec 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today the expiration and results of its offer to exchange its new Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2029, or the 2029 notes, for its outstanding 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012, or the 2012 notes. The exchange offer expired at midnight, New York City time, on December 15, 2009. D.F. King & Co., Inc., the exchange agent for the exchange offer... 
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12/11/09General Cable Corporation Announces Determination of Initial Conversion Terms for New Subordinated Convertible Notes Due 2029 Offered in Exchange Offer and Extension of Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today the determination of the initial conversion price and initial conversion rate for the Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2029, or the 2029 notes, offered in its exchange offer for its outstanding 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012, or the 2012 notes. Pursuant to the exchange offer, the Company is offering to exchange $925 principal amoun... 
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11/10/09General Cable Announces Extension of Its Convertible Note Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced that it has extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange its new Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2029, or the 2029 notes, for its outstanding 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012, or the 2012 notes. Pursuant to the exchange offer, the Company is offering to exchange $925 principal amount of its 2029 notes for each $1,000 principal am... 
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10/27/09General Cable Commences Exchange Offer for Its 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes Due 2012
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has commenced an exchange offer for its outstanding 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012, or the 2012 notes. Upon the terms and subject to the conditions of the exchange offer, the Company is offering to exchange $925 principal amount of its new Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2029, or the 2029 notes, for each $1,000 principal a... 
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10/26/09General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the third quarter ended October 2, 2009. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2009 were $0.31. Included in these results were approximately $0.09 per share of non-cash net lower of cost or market (LCM) and LIFO inventory accounting related char... 
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10/13/09General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2009 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2009 earnings on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued before the webcast on Monday, October 26, 2009. Media an... 
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08/05/09General Cable Reports Second Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most geographically diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the second quarter ended July 3, 2009. Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter of 2009 were $1.00. Included in these results were approximately $0.13 per share of non-cash net lower of cost or market (LCM) inventory accounting related gains and... 
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08/03/09General Cable Acquires Gepco International
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most geographically diversified industrial companies, reported today that it has acquired Gepco International, Inc. and Isotec, Inc. (combined “Gepco”). Gepco, a manufacturer and provider of high-end cabling solutions for the professional broadcast and entertainment markets, reported 2008 revenues of approximately $46 million. ... 
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07/08/09General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2009 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2009 earnings on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, August 5, 2009. M... 
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04/30/09General Cable Reports First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most geographically diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended April 3, 2009. Diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2009 were $0.92. Included in these results were approximately $0.06 per share of non-cash net lower of cost or market (LCM) inventory accounting related gains and... 
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04/13/09General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2009 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2009 earnings on Friday, May 1, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Thursday, April 30, 2009. Media an... 
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02/10/09General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2009-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most geographically diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008. Diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2008 were $0.34, including approximately $0.18 per share of non-cash net last-in-first-out (LIFO) and lower of cost or market (LCM) inventory accounting rel... 
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02/03/09General Cable Introduces Next Generation 10-Gigabit Networking Cable
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Feb 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it recently introduced to the market its next generation 10-gigabit networking cable, GenSPEED(R) 10 MTP(TM) Category 6A 10 Gig cable, featuring the Company's patent pending Mosaic Crossblock(TM) technology. GenSPEED(R) 10 MTP's Mosaic Crossblock technology shields the cable from noise coming from external cable sources, referred to as... 
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01/27/09General Cable Announces Long-Haul Submarine Fiber Optic Award
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2009--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today that its subsidiary, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW), and its repeater technology partner, Fujitsu, have been awarded a more than 1,000 mile submarine fiber optic communications link project in Indonesia. The project, called JaKa2LaDeMa, was awarded by PT TELEKOMUNIKASI INDONESIA, Tbk (PT TELCOM) and is the first high-bandwidth optical-f... 
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01/14/09General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2008 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2009--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2008 earnings on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. Media... 
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10/29/08General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most geographically diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the third quarter ended September 26, 2008. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2008 were $1.07, including approximately $0.09 per share of non-cash net last-in-first-out (LIFO) inventory related charges. Without the impact of this item, earnings per share for the third qu... 
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10/14/08General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2008 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2008 earnings on Thursday October 30, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday October 29, 2008. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast at w... 
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07/29/08General Cable Reports Second Quarter Results; EPS of $1.37
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 29, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the most geographically diversified industrial companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the second quarter ended June 27, 2008. Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter of 2008 were $1.37, an increase of 28.0% from the adjusted earnings per share of $1.07 in the second quarter of 2007. Reported earnings per share for the second quarter of 2007 were $1.15 including a... 
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07/15/08General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2008 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 15, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2008 earnings on Wednesday July 30, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday July 29, 2008. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast ... 
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07/14/08General Cable Promotes Gregory J. Lampert to North American President and Chief Executive Officer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jul 14, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, industrial and communications markets, announced today that it will consolidate the leadership of its North American operations. The North American operations will be managed by Gregory J. Lampert, who will serve as Executive Vice President of the Company and President and Chief Executive Officer, General Cable Nort... 
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06/30/08General Cable Acquires Majority Position in Philippine Joint Venture
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 30, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, and communications markets, and its joint venture partner, A. Soriano Corporation (Anscor), announced today that the Company has increased its equity ownership in Phelps Dodge Philippines, Inc. (PDP) from 40% to 60%. PDP is a joint venture established in 1955 by Anscor, a Philippine public holding c... 
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05/21/08General Cable Enters Joint Venture in Algeria
BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that it has entered a joint venture for majority ownership of E.P.E / EN.I.CA.BISKRA/SPA (Enica Biskra), an Algerian state-owned manufacturer of low and medium voltage power and construction cable. Enica Biskra is a leading provider of utility cables to the princ... 
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04/29/08General Cable Reports First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 29, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the largest and most geographically diversified wire and cable companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the first quarter. Reported diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2008 were $1.21, an increase of 19.8% from the adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2007 of $1.01. Adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2007 exclude the impact ... 
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04/15/08General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2008 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Apr 15, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2008 earnings on Wednesday April 30, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday April 29, 2008. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast at www.g... 
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04/10/08General Cable Announces Long-Haul Submarine Fiber Optic Award
NORDENHAM, Germany, Apr 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today that its subsidiary, Norddeutsche Seekablewerke GmbH (NSW), has been awarded its first submarine long-haul repeatered fiber optic communications link project. The communications link will stretch through the Mediterranean Sea from Marseilles, France to Port Said, Egypt, with additional connections in Italy, Turkey and Cyprus. The project will have a length of more than 2,600 miles and ... 
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02/12/08General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Feb 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), one of the largest and most globally diversified wire and cable companies, reported today revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter. Reported diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2007 were $0.84. Included in this amount were charges related to the write-off of certain telecommunications equipment and a LIFO inventory related charge. Without these items, earnings per share would ... 
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02/05/08General Cable Elects Brian J. Robinson to Executive Vice President
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company has elected Brian J. Robinson to the post of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective immediately. Robinson will continue to report to Gregory B. Kenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable. "This is a well-deserved recognition by the Board of the value that the Company places on Bri... 
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01/16/08General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2007 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2007 earnings on Wednesday February 13, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday February 12, 2008. Media and investors may access the live audio w... 
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01/08/08General Cable Announces First Offshore Windfarm Contract Award
NORDENHAM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2008--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today that its subsidiary, Norddeutsche Seekablewerke GmbH (NSW), has been awarded its first submarine power contract by BARD Engineering GmbH, for more than $30 million related to the construction of BARD Offshore 1. BARD Offshore 1 is a 400 megawatt wind farm consisting of 80 wind turbines that will be located north-west of the Isle of Borkum in the North Sea. BARD Offshore 1 is the ... 
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12/22/07General Cable Executives Relinquish Employment Contracts
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today that executive officers of the Company, Gregory B. Kenny, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Robert J. Siverd, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, have voluntarily relinquished their employment and change-in-control agreements with General Cable effective at the end of this year. They and Brian Robinson, Chief Financial Officer, remain with the Company and will... 
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10/31/07General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results; Completes Acquisition of Phelps Dodge International Corporation
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today revenues and earnings for the third quarter. Revenues were $1,135.3 million compared to $948.4 million in the prior year, an increase of 19.7%. Net income applicable to common shareholders for the third quarter of 2007 was $61.1 million compared to $37.0 million in the third quarter of 2006. Earnings per share for the third quarter of 2007 were $1.11, an increase of 56% from thir... 
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10/10/07General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2007 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2007 earnings on Thursday November 1, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the third quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday October 31, 2007. Media and investors may access the live audio webc... 
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10/02/07General Cable Issues $475.0 Million of Senior Convertible Notes Due 2012
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 02, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) (the "Company") announced today that it has issued $475.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its 1.00% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012 (the "Notes"). This amount includes the initial purchaser's exercise of an overallotment option granted by the Company to purchase $60.0 million in principal amount of the Notes on the same terms and conditions as those sold in the offering. The Company recei... 
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09/27/07General Cable Announces Pricing of Senior Convertible Notes Due 2012
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 27, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell $415 million in aggregate principal amount of its 1.0% Senior Convertible Notes due 2012 (the "Notes"). In addition, the Company has granted to the initial purchaser an option to purchase up to an additional $60 million in principal amount of the Notes on the same terms and conditions as those sold in this offering. ... 
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09/25/07General Cable Corporation Announces $400 Million Offering of Senior Convertible Notes Due 2012
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a private offering, subject to market conditions, of $400 million in aggregate principal amount of senior convertible notes due 2012 (the "Notes"). The Company has granted to the initial purchaser an option to purchase up to an additional $60 million in principal amount of Notes on the same terms and conditions as those sold in the offering... 
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09/12/07General Cable Corporation Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Convertible Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 12, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the "Company") announced today that it intends to commence a private offering, subject to market conditions, that is expected to be up to $450 million in aggregate principal amount of senior convertible notes (the "Notes"). The Notes may allow the holder to convert the Notes into the right to receive the Company's common stock or cash, or a combination of both. The purpose of this offering i... 
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09/12/07General Cable Corporation to Acquire the Global Wire and Cable Business of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., Further Building a Worldwide Leader in Energy Infrastructure Cable
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 12, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has agreed to acquire the global wire and cable business of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) (Freeport), which operates as Phelps Dodge International Corporation (PDIC). PDIC was acquired by Freeport as part of the acquisition of Phelps Dodge Corporation in March 2007. The purchase price is approximately $735 million, subject to adjustment ... 
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07/31/07General Cable Reports Record Second Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today revenues and earnings for the second quarter. Revenues were $1,172.5 million compared to $987.1 million in the prior year, an increase of 19%. Net income applicable to common shareholders for the second quarter of 2007 was $62.8 million compared to $41.4 million in the second quarter of 2006. Earnings per share for the second quarter of 2007 were $1.15, an increase of 44% from se... 
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07/27/07General Cable Corporation Completes Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 27, 2007--General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today that it has successfully completed its offer to exchange (the "Offer to Exchange") an aggregate principal amount of $125 million of its Senior Floating Rate Notes due 2015 and an aggregate principal amount of $200 million of its 7.125% Senior Fixed Rate Notes Due 2017 which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (collectively, the "Ne... 
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07/23/07General Cable Corporation Extends Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jul 23, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today that it has extended its offer (the "Exchange Offer") to the holders (the "Holders") of its $125 million principal amount restricted Senior Floating Rate Notes due 2015 (CUSIP Nos. 369300AE8 and U36606AB4) and its $200 million principal amount restricted 7.125% Senior Fixed Rate Notes due 2017 (CUSIP Nos. 369300AF5 and U36606AC2), (collectively, the "Exchange Notes"... 
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07/10/07General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2007 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2007 earnings on Wednesday August 1, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the second quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday July 31, 2007. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast ... 
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06/11/07General Cable Corporation Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer for its $325.0 Million of Senior Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jun 11, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today that it has commenced an offer to the holders of its $125 million principal amount Senior Floating Rate Notes due 2015 (CUSIP Nos. 369300AE8 and U36606AB4) and its $200 million principal amount 7.125% Senior Fixed Rate Notes due 2017 (CUSIP Nos. 369300AF5 and U36606AC2 (collectively, the "Exchange Notes") to exchange such notes for a like principal amount of its Sen... 
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05/01/07General Cable Reports Record First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today revenues and earnings for the first quarter. Revenues were $1,009.2 million compared to $804.3 million in the prior year, an increase of 25%. Adjusted for the impact of charges related to the Company's tender offer for substantially all of its $285 million 9.5% Senior Notes, net income applicable to common shareholders for the first quarter of 2007 was $53.6 million compared to net... 
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04/27/07General Cable Acquires Global Offshore Cable Supplier
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH & Co. KG (NSW), located in Nordenham, Germany from Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW). The transaction is expected to close Monday, April 30, 2007. NSW had revenues of approximately $120 million in 2006. "With more than 100 years of experience, NSW has tremendous technical expertise offering complete solutions for s... 
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04/17/07General Cable Forms Joint Ventures in India
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it will form two joint venture companies in India with the Plaza Cable Group of Companies. The ventures, headquartered in New Delhi, will incorporate all of Plaza's existing wire and cable assets. Plaza, with annual revenues of approximately $25 million, currently manufactures low and medium voltage energy and construction cables for the Indian market. When completed, Gene... 
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04/11/07General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2007 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2007 earnings on Wednesday May 2, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the first quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday May 1, 2007. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast at ht... 
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04/03/07General Cable Corporation Completes Tender Offer for Its 9.5% Senior Notes Due 2010
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 3, 2007--General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today the completion of its cash tender offer (the "Offer") for its 9.5% Senior Notes due 2010 (the "Notes"). The Offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Monday, April 2, 2007 (the "Expiration Time"), with approximately $280.1 million in aggregate principal amount of the Notes tendered and accepted for purchase, representing approximately 98% of t... 
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03/21/07General Cable Corporation Announces Closing of $325.0 Million of Senior Notes Offering
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 21, 2007--General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today that it has closed its previously announced private offering of $325.0 million of senior notes, comprised of $200.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.125% Senior Fixed Rate Notes due 2017 and $125.0 million in aggregate principal amount of Senior Floating Rate Notes due 2015 (collectively, the "Notes"). The Company intends to use net proceeds from... 
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03/15/07General Cable Announces Pricing of $325.0 Million of Senior Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 15, 2007--General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today the pricing of its offering of $325.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes, comprised of $200.0 million of senior fixed rate notes due 2017 (the "Senior Fixed Notes") and $125.0 million of senior floating rate notes due 2015 (the "Senior Floating Notes" and together with the Senior Fixed Notes, the "Notes"). The Company intends to use a substa... 
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03/15/07General Cable Announces Pricing of Tender Offer and Satisfaction of Consent Condition in the Tender Offer for 9.5% Senior Notes due 2010
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 15, 2007--General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today the pricing terms of the previously announced tender offer and consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 9.5% Senior Notes due 2010 (the "Notes"), which commenced March 6, 2007. The Company currently expects to accept for payment all of the Notes validly tendered prior to the Consent Expiration (as defined below), subject to the satisfaction ... 
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03/06/07General Cable Corporation Announces $325.0 Million Offering of Senior Notes
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 6, 2007--General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today that it has commenced a private offering, subject to market conditions, of $325.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior floating rate notes and senior fixed rate notes (together, the "Notes"). The Company expects the net proceeds from this offering will be used to fund the recently announced tender offer for any and all of the Company's outstanding $2... 
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03/06/07General Cable Corporation Commences Tender Offer for 9.5% Senior Notes, due 2010
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 6, 2007--General Cable Corporation (the "Company"), (NYSE:BGC), announced today that it has commenced a tender offer for any and all of its 9.5% Senior Notes, due 2010 (CUSIP No. 369300 AC 2) (the "Notes"). Approximately $285.0 million in aggregate principal amount of the Notes are currently outstanding. In conjunction with the tender offer, the Company is soliciting the consent of the holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of... 
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02/16/07General Cable Acquires Chinese Specialty Cable Facility
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Jiangyin Huaming Specialty Cable Co. Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer of specialty automotive and industrial cable products, based in Jiangsu province. The new company, General Cable (Jiangyin) Co. Ltd., with revenues of approximately $12 million, employs approximately 200 associates. Over the next three years, General Cable plans to invest a... 
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02/07/07General Cable Reports Fourth Quarter Results; EPS of $0.67
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter. Revenues were $925.3 million compared to $617.5 million in the prior year. Net income applicable to common shareholders for the fourth quarter of 2006 was $35.3 million compared to a net loss of $3.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2005. Earnings per share on a diluted basis for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2006 was $0.67 com... 
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01/22/07General Cable Announces Major Underground High-Voltage Award
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that its French subsidiary, Silec Cable, has been awarded a $70 million underground high-voltage project, which is part of a $1.3 billion Middletown-Norwalk, Connecticut electric transmission project. This joint project led by Northeast Utilities Services Company and The United Illuminating Company is expected to be completed in 2009. The high-voltage underground portion of the ... 
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01/17/07General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2006 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2007--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2006 earnings on Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Brian J. Robinson will discuss the fourth quarter results. The news release detailing the results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, February 7, 2007. Media and investors may access the live audio ... 
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12/22/06General Cable Announces Brian J. Robinson as Chief Financial Officer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that Brian J. Robinson has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company effective January 1, 2007. Robinson will report to Gregory B. Kenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable. He replaces Christopher F. Virgulak, who previously announced his decision to leave the Company at the end of 2006. Virgulak will contin... 
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11/15/06General Cable Announces Completion of Offering of 0.875% Senior Convertible Notes Due 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has completed the sale of $355 million in aggregate principal amount of its 0.875% Senior Convertible Notes due 2013, which includes the exercise of a $40 million over-allotment option by the underwriters in the offering. The Company received approximately $302.9 million in net proceeds from the sale of the Senior Convertible Notes after paying underwriting discounts and... 
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11/09/06General Cable Announces Pricing of Offering of Senior Convertible Notes Due 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Nov 09, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell $315 million in aggregate principal amount of its 0.875% Senior Convertible Notes due 2013. In addition, the Company has granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $40 million in principal amount of Senior Convertible Notes on the same terms and conditions as those sold in this offering. The Senior Convertible N... 
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11/08/06General Cable Announces Proposed $315 Million Offering of Senior Convertible Notes Due 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, $315 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Convertible Notes due 2013 under an automatically effective shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company has granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $45 million in principal amount of... 
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10/30/06General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results; EPS of $0.71
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 30, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today revenues and earnings for the third quarter. Revenues of $948.4 million were up 15% on a metal-adjusted basis compared to the prior year. Net income for the third quarter of 2006 was $37.1 million compared to adjusted net income of $13.5 million in the third quarter of 2005. Earnings per share on a diluted per share basis for the third quarter ended September 29, 2006 was $0.71 compar... 
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10/10/06General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2006 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter 2006 earnings on Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing third quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, October 30, 2006. Media and investors may access the live a... 
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10/02/06General Cable to Expand Financial Statement Segment Disclosure
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it plans to expand the number of reporting segments in its public financial statements. The Company is in the process of preparing restated financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2005, 2004, and 2003 and for the three month periods ended March 31, 2006 and April 1, 2005 and for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2006 and July 1, 2005, to reflect ch... 
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07/25/06General Cable Reports Second Quarter Revenue and Earnings; EPS of $0.80
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today revenues and earnings for the second quarter. Revenues of $987.1 million were up 19% on a metal-adjusted basis. Net income for the second quarter of 2006 was $41.5 million compared to adjusted net income of $13.9 million in the second quarter of 2005. Included in the second quarter 2005 results were pre-tax charges of $3.5 million associated with the closure of certain of the Com... 
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07/10/06General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2006 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2006 earnings on Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing second quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, July 25, 2006. Media and investors may access the live audi... 
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05/15/06General Cable Announces Management Changes; Updates Second Quarter EPS Guidance
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that Christopher F. Virgulak, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Company that he has decided to leave the Company at the end of the year. Mr. Virgulak has agreed to continue in his role through year end to ensure an orderly transition while General Cable seeks a new Chief Financial Officer. "Over the course of nearly 20 years with the Compa... 
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05/01/06General Cable Reports Record First Quarter Revenue; EPS Of $0.41
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today that revenue for the first quarter was $804.3 million, its highest quarterly revenue ever recorded. Net income for the first quarter of 2006 was $21.4 million compared to $9.0 million in the first quarter of 2005, an increase of 138%. Earnings per share on a diluted per share basis for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006 was $0.41 compared to $0.18 in the first quarter of 2005, ... 
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04/18/06General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2006 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter, 2006 earnings on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing first quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Monday, May 1, 2006. Media and investors may access the live audio webca... 
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02/22/06General Cable to Present at Merrill Lynch Transmission & Power Equipment Conference
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a global leader in the development, design, and manufacture of energy exploration, generation, transmission and distribution cable and cabling systems, announced today that Gregory B. Kenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company will present at the Merrill Lynch Transmission & Power Equipment Conference on Monday, February 27, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. eastern time. The conference is bei... 
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02/07/06General Cable Reports Adjusted Fourth Quarter Earnings up 142%
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Feb 07, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported today that net income for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2005 was $14.2 million and $39.2 million, respectively, compared to $27.2 million and $37.9 million for the corresponding periods of 2004. Earnings per share applicable to shareholders of the Company's common stock on a diluted per share basis for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2005 was a loss of $(0.08). E... 
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01/17/06General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2005 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2006--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter, 2005 earnings on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing fourth quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, February 7, 2006. Media and investors may access the ... 
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12/30/05General Cable Corporation Acquires Mexican-Based Automotive Aftermarket Business
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 30, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that it has acquired Beru S.A. de C.V. (Beru) based in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Beru operates an automotive aftermarket assembly and distribution operation with annual revenues of approximately $7 million per year. "The acquisition of Beru is part of our ongoi... 
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12/22/05General Cable Completes Silec Acquisition
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the Silec energy cable business of SAFRAN SA. The Company also announced that Grupo General Cable Sistemas, S.A., a wholly owned Spanish subsidiary of General Cable, which purchased Silec Cable, has secured both a term l... 
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12/12/05General Cable Announces Final Results of Convertible Preferred Shares Conversion Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today the final results of its previously announced offer (the "Offer") to pay a cash premium of $7.88 to holders of its 5.75% Series A Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock who elect to convert their Preferred Stock into shares of its common stock. The Offer commenced on November 9, 2005 and expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, December 9, 2005. In exchange for 1... 
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11/28/05General Cable Announces Amendment and Extension of Its Revolving Credit Agreement
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Nov 28, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that it successfully completed an amendment and extension of its Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility on November 23, 2005. This amendment increases the size of the facility from $275 million to $300 million, extends the maturity date by almost two years to Augu... 
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11/18/05General Cable Executes Silec Purchase Agreement
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, today announced the execution of the definitive Share Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of the Silec energy cable business of SAFRAN SA. Subject to closing adjustments, the consideration to be paid for the acquisition would be approximately 75 million Euros, which include... 
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11/09/05General Cable Corporation Commences Conversion Offer for Convertible Preferred Shares
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that it has commenced an offer (the "Offer") to pay a cash premium to holders of its 5.75% Series A Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock who elect to convert their Preferred Stock into shares of General Cable common stock. General Cable is offering the fol... 
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11/01/05General Cable Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results and Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, reported that revenues for the third quarter ended September 30, 2005 were $600.5 million compared to $489.3 million in the third quarter of 2004. On a metal-adjusted basis, revenues increased in the third quarter of 2005 compared to the third quarter of 2004 by $60.6 million o... 
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10/18/05General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Third Quarter 2005 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter, 2005 earnings on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing third quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, November 1. Media and investors may access the live aud... 
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10/13/05General Cable Corporation Enters Into Cross Currency and Interest Rate Swap
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has entered into a US dollar to Euro cross currency and interest rate swap agreement with a notional value of $150 million, or approximately 53% of the Company's currently outstanding $285 million in Senior Notes. The swap has a term of just over two years with a maturity date of November 15, 2007, coinciding with the earliest redemption date of the Senior Notes. U... 
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10/10/05General Cable Corporation Reaches Agreement in Principle to Acquire a Global Leader in High Voltage Energy Cable Systems
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 10, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle to acquire the wire and cable manufacturing business of SAFRAN SA, a diverse, global high technology company. The business to be acquired has historically gone to market under the names Silec and Sagem. Silec is based in Montereau, France and employs 1,000 associates with nearly a million square feet of manufacturing space in that locatio... 
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09/14/05General Cable Corporation to Participate in the Bank of America 35th Annual Investment Conference
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 14, 2005--Christopher Virgulak, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will speak at the Bank of America 35th Annual Investment Conference in San Francisco on Monday, September 19, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. ET. Media and investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation in the Investor Information section at www.generalcable.com beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET. The webcast will also ... 
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08/02/05General Cable Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results and Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported net income after preferred stock dividends for the second quarter ended July 1, 2005 of $10.3 million, which was $0.23 on a diluted per share basis. These results were up from net income of $3.7 million in the second quarter of 2004. Included in the results for the 2005 second quarter were pre-tax charges of $3.5 million associated with the previously announced closure of certain of the Com... 
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07/18/05General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Second Quarter 2005 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2005--The General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter, 2005 earnings on Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing second quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, August 2. Media and investors may access the live audi... 
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06/15/05General Cable Corporation Announces Plant Closures
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 15, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it is closing one of its three North American plants that manufacture copper telephone exchange cables. The plant, located in Bonham, Texas has approximately 170 active associates and utilizes more than 360,000 square feet in the production of copper telephone exchange cable. The Company also announced its decision to close its fiber optic military and premise cable manufacturi... 
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06/13/05General Cable Corporation Amends Credit Facility
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Jun 13, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it had successfully completed an amendment to its revolving credit facility. The original credit agreement was entered into November 24, 2003, by General Cable, its principal U.S. operating subsidiary, General Cable Industries, Inc., and certain lenders. The amendment, effective June 13, 2005, increases the borrowing limit on the senior secured asset based revolving credit facil... 
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05/03/05General Cable Corporation Reports First Quarter Results and Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported net income after preferred stock dividends for the first quarter ended April 1, 2005 of $7.5 million, which was $0.18 on a diluted per share basis. These results were up from a net loss of $(3.4) million in the first quarter of 2004. Highlights -- Net sales of $554.2 million were up 7% versus metal-adjusted sales in the first quarter of 2004. All three reporting ... 
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04/11/05General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its First Quarter 2005 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Apr 11, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its first quarter, 2005 earnings on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing first quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, May 3. Media and investors may access the live audio webcast at... 
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04/04/05General Cable Reaches Agreement With Lincoln, Rhode Island Union
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Apr 04, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has reached a 4 year agreement with Local Union No. 4543 of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA). The Local Union, which represents 180 production and maintenance workers at the Company's Lincoln, Rhode Island facility, voted to ratify the agreement on Saturday, April 2. The union members will return to work today. "We are happy that an agreement could be reached qui... 
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03/21/05General Cable's Lincoln, Rhode Island Union Workers Declare Strike
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 21, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that Local Union No. 4543 of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) at its Lincoln, Rhode Island plant is on strike. The Company's four-year contract with the union expired at 11:59 PM on Saturday, March 12, 2005, and was extended for one week as the parties worked toward a new agreement. While significant progress was made by both parties in arriving at a new mutually acceptabl... 
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03/14/05General Cable Corporation Acquires Specialty Electronics and Datacom Assets from Draka Comteq
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 14, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today the closing of its acquisition of certain assets of Draka Comteq's business in North America, which was previously announced on November 30, 2004. Comteq, based in Franklin, Massachusetts, has strong technical and manufacturing capabilities in electronic cables, as well as high end data products. The assets acquired also include the well known brand "Helix/Hi-Temp." General Cable i... 
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02/01/05General Cable Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Results and Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2005--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported net income after preferred stock dividends for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2004 of $3.3 million, which was $0.08 on a diluted per share basis. These results were up from a net loss of $(10.6) million in the fourth quarter of 2003. Included in the results for the 2004 fourth quarter were pre-tax charges of $0.7 million associated with the previously announced rationalization of cer... 
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01/19/05General Cable Corporation to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2004 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2005--The General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) will webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter, 2004 earnings on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer Gregory B. Kenny and Chief Financial Officer Christopher Virgulak will discuss the quarter's results. The news release detailing fourth quarter results will be issued after the market closes on Tuesday, February 1. Media and investors may access the live a... 
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11/30/04General Cable Corporation Enters into Agreement to Acquire Specialty Electronics and Datacom Assets From Draka Holding
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Nov 30, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today an agreement in principle to acquire certain assets of Draka Holding's Comteq business in North America. Comteq, based in Franklin, Massachusetts, has strong technical and manufacturing capabilities in electronic cables, as well as high end data products. The agreement includes well known brands such as Helix and Hi-Temp. Completion is scheduled for the first quarter of 2005, subjec... 
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11/09/04General Cable and Panduit Announce Alliance and Introduce PanGen Structured Cabling Solutions
New Technology-Enabling Systems For Both Performance-Driven and Value-Oriented Applications HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. and TINLEY PARK, Ill., Nov 9, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC), a global manufacturer of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable, and Panduit, a world leader in network and electrical solutions, today announced a new alliance and the introduction of the PanGen(TM) Structured Cabling Solutions designed to meet diverse network infrastructure re... 
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11/03/04General Cable Corporation Realigns Board of Directors
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that Mr. Jeffrey Noddle, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SUPERVALU Inc., has submitted his resignation from General Cable's Board of Directors, effective as of the close of business on December 2, 2004. Mr. Noddle's resignation completes a transition of the Company's Board of Directors that commenced when Mr. Craig P. Omtvedt, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer... 
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10/25/04General Cable Corporation Lowers Borrowing Rate by Amending Credit Facility
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has successfully completed an amendment to its asset based senior secured credit agreement. The original credit agreement was entered into November 24, 2003, by General Cable, its principal U.S. operating subsidiary, General Cable Industries, Inc., and certain lenders. The amendment, effective October 22, 2004, lowers the borrowing rate on its $240 million senior secured cre... 
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10/19/04General Cable Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results and Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported net income after preferred stock dividends for the third quarter ended October 1, 2004 of $5.9 million, which was $0.15 on a diluted per share basis. These results were up from net income of $2.1 million in the third quarter of 2003. Included in the results for the 2004 third quarter were pre-tax charges of $3.6 million associated with the previously announced rationalization of certain of... 
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09/03/04General Cable Reaches Agreement with Bonham, Texas Union Workers
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Sep 3, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has reached a one year agreement with Local Union No. 2155, of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). The Local Union, which represents 187 production and maintenance workers at the Company's Bonham, Texas plant, voted to ratify the agreement earlier today. The union members, who have not reported to work since their vote to strike on August 29th, will re... 
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08/30/04General Cable's Bonham, Texas Union Workers Declare Strike; Company Reaffirms Third Quarter Earnings Estimate
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2004--General Cable (NYSE:BGC) announced today that contract negotiations with officials of Local Union No. 2155, of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), have ended without reaching an agreement. The Company's three-year contract with the union expired at 12:01 AM, on August 22, 2004, and was extended to 12:01 AM, on August 31, 2004. Yesterday, August 29th, the union workers voted to strike and did not report to work ... 
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08/03/04General Cable Corporation Elects Craig P. Omtvedt as Director
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today the election of Craig P. Omtvedt to its Board of Directors to fill an existing vacancy. Omtvedt joined General Cable's board effective with the board meeting held today. Omtvedt, who has no prior relationship with General Cable, was also appointed to the board's Audit, Compensation and Corporate Governance committees. Craig Omtvedt is Senior Vice President & Chief Financial... 
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07/20/04General Cable Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results and Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 20, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported net income after preferred stock dividends for the second quarter ended June 30, 2004 of $3.7 million, which was $0.09 on a diluted per share basis. These results were up from net income of $3.0 million in the second quarter of 2003. Included in the results for the 2004 second quarter were pre-tax charges of $1.6 million associated with the previously announced rationalization of certain o... 
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05/25/04General Cable Corporation Completes Exchange Offer
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it has successfully completed its offer to exchange (the "Offer to Exchange") an aggregate principal amount of $285,000,000 of its 9.5% Senior Notes due 2010, Series B (the "New Senior Notes") for all of the $285,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its issued and outstanding 9.5% Senior Notes due 2010 (the "Old Senior Notes") from the registered holders (the "Holders") thereof... 
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04/20/04General Cable Corporation Reports First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 20, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported a net loss after preferred stock dividends for the first quarter ended March 31, 2004 of $(3.4) million which was $(0.09) on a diluted per share basis. These results were down from net income of $0.1 million in the first quarter of 2003. Included in the results for the 2004 first quarter were pre-tax charges of $2.7 million associated with the previously announced rationalization of certa... 
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03/05/04General Cable Corporation Adjusts First Quarter Outlook
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 5, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it is reducing its first quarter earnings estimate as a result of the recent and extraordinarily rapid escalation in the cost of copper and aluminum, its two primary raw materials. At current metal prices, the Company expects earnings per diluted share in the first quarter of 2004 to be a loss of $0.05 to $0.06, excluding the previously announced charges related to the rational... 
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01/28/04General Cable Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2004--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported a net loss for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2003 of $(10.6) million which was $(0.30) on a diluted per share basis. These results were down from a net loss of $(9.2) million or $(0.28) per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2002. Included in the results for the 2003 fourth quarter were pre-tax charges of $7.6 million associated with the previously announced rationalization of ... 
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12/18/03General Cable Announces Plant Rationalization
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Dec 18, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today its decision to significantly reduce operations at its Marion, Indiana manufacturing facility. In conjunction with this action, most of the product lines currently manufactured in the plant will be moved to other General Cable facilities. The Marion plant, which will remain open and employ approximately 65 people, will become a highly focused operation specializing primarily in the ... 
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12/02/03General Cable Announces Closing of Over-Allotment Option to Purchase Additional Shares of Common Stock
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2003--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today the closing of its public offering of 757,500 shares of common stock pursuant to an over-allotment option granted to the Company's underwriters in connection with its recent public offering of 5,050,000 shares of common stock at a price of $8.20 per share. The aggregate public offering price from the over-allotment shares was $6,211,500. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorpor... 
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11/24/03General Cable Completes $670.0 Million Refinancing
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 24, 2003--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) today completed a $670.0 million refinancing that included a public offering of common stock, private placements of redeemable convertible preferred stock and 7-year senior unsecured notes, and establishment of a new secured revolving credit facility. The Company used net proceeds from the refinancing to prepay all amounts outstanding under its former senior secured revolving credit facility... 
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11/18/03General Cable Announces the Pricing of Common Stock, Preferred Stock and Senior Notes Offerings
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Nov 18, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today the pricing of its public offering of 5,050,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $8.20 per share and its private placement of $90 million of 5 3/4% Series A Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock and $285 million aggregate principal amount of 9 1/2% Senior Notes due 2010. In connection with the sale of the common stock and preferred stock, the Company has granted... 
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11/05/03General Cable Announces Refinancing Plan
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2003--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it is proceeding with a comprehensive refinancing plan which will replace its current bank credit facility, provide additional liquidity, extend debt maturities and reduce leverage. The refinancing plan includes the following components: -- $240 million senior secured asset based revolving credit facility; -- $275 million of senior unsecured notes; ... 
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10/28/03General Cable Announces Plant Closure and Feasibility Studies
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Oct 28, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced today that it is closing its Taunton, Massachusetts manufacturing facility. This 131,000 square foot facility employs 77 associates, produces bare copper strand and PVC jacketing compounds and supplies them to other General Cable manufacturing facilities to produce a variety of wire and cable products, primarily in the Company's Industrial & Specialty segment. The Company will incur a cha... 
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10/21/03General Cable Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 21, 2003--General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) reported net income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2003 of $2.1 million which was $0.06 on a diluted per share basis. These results were up from a net loss of $(4.0) million or $(0.12) per diluted share in the third quarter of 2002. Included in the results for the 2003 third quarter is a $0.6 million pre-tax charge (about $0.01 per share), for severance related to the Company's ongoing c... 
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09/19/03General Cable Corporation Files $100 Million Shelf Registration
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Sep 19, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) announced that it has filed a Form S-3 shelf registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Upon being declared effective by the SEC, the shelf registration statement would allow the Company to offer and sell publicly from time to time up to $100 million of debt securities, preferred stock or common stock whenever the Company considers it appropriate. The terms ... 
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09/17/03General Cable's Altoona Pennsylvania Automotive Products Manufacturing Facility Receives IndustryWeek's 2003 Best Plants Award
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , September 17, 2003— General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) Altoona, Pennsylvania automotive products manufacturing facility has been selected by INDUSTRYWEEK, the leading manufacturing management magazine, as a winning facility in the publication's 14th annual Best Plants competition. "These plants set the standard for excellence in manufacturing today," said INDUSTRYWEEK Editor-in-Chief Patricia Panchak. "They define the winning strategi... 
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07/22/03General Cable Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , July 22, 2003 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported net income for the second quarter ended June 30, 2003 of $3.0 million which was $0.09 on a diluted per share basis. These results were up from breakeven in the first quarter of 2003, but were down from adjusted net income of $4.3 million or $0.13 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2002. Included in the results for the 2003 second quarter is a $1.1 million charge for s... 
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04/22/03General Cable Corporation Reports First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , April 22, 2003 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported net income for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003 of $0.1 million which was slightly better than breakeven on a diluted per share basis. These results were down from net income of $4.9 million or $0.15 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2002. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) for the first quarter of 2003 were $19.6 milli... 
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01/29/03General Cable Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , January 29, 2003 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported a net loss for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2002 of $(9.2) million or $(0.28) per diluted share. Included in the fourth quarter results were after-tax charges of $6.5 million related primarily to costs associated with its previously announced discontinued operations, additional severance and plant closure costs, non-cash charges resulting from the liquidation of ... 
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10/21/02General Cable Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , October 14, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported a net loss for the third quarter ended September 30, 2002 of $(4.0) million or $(0.12) per diluted share. Included in the third quarter results were after-tax charges of $3.3 million related primarily to severance and plant closure costs as well as a non-cash charge resulting from the liquidation of LIFO inventory. Excluding the charges, the Company would have reported a n... 
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10/14/02General Cable Corporation Announces Amendment to Credit Facility
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , October 14, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that the Company has successfully completed an amendment to its credit facility. The amendment, which is effective through the first quarter of 2004, substantially relaxed the Company's financial covenants primarily in response to the ongoing weakness in its Communications business segment. Among other provisions, the amendment ... 
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07/31/02Michael Young Resigns from General Cable Corporation Board of Directors
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , July 31, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that Michael R. Young, President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of YORK International Corporation, has submitted his resignation from General Cable's Board of Directors. Young indicated that he wants to focus his energy full-time on the business of YORK International, which is the largest independent supplier of heating... 
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07/23/02General Cable Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , July 23, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported net income for the second quarter ended June 30, 2002 of $4.3 million or $0.13 per diluted share, excluding nonrecurring pre-tax charges of $31 million related primarily to the closure of two plants and a charge related to discontinued operations. Including the charges, the Company reported a net loss for the second quarter of $(15.7) million or $(0.48) per fully diluted shar... 
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06/10/02Cable Corporation Will Substantially Decrease Communications Cable Output in Response to Very Weak Demand – and Reduces Earnings Estimates
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , June 10, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it is reducing its second quarter and full year earnings estimates principally as a result of reduced demand for its communications cables. Earnings per share should be in the range of $0.13 to $0.15 for the second quarter and $0.45 to $0.55 for the full year, excluding the previously announced $31.0 million of pre-tax charges... 
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05/21/02Cable Corporation Sees Communications Slowdown as Opportunity to Enhance Cost Leadership in Consolidating Segment
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , May 21, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it is closing two of its seven North American plants that manufacture communications cables. The plants, located in Monticello, Illinois and Sanger, California, employ approximately 200 associates and utilize more than 350,000 square feet in the production of service wire sold to the telecommunications industry and certain data communications cables. The Company ha... 
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04/23/02General Cable Corporation First Quarter Results Improve Sequentially on Strength of International Operations and Manufacturing Efficiencies
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , April 23, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported net income for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002, of $4.9 million or $0.15 per fully diluted share compared to income from continuing operations, excluding non-recurring items, of $12.1 million or $0.37 per fully diluted share in the first quarter of 2001. At $0.15 per share, the Company met the consensus earnings estimate for the quarter. Adjusting for changes in metal... 
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01/29/02General Cable Corporation Fourth Quarter Results Meet Consensus Estimate on Strength of Energy Cable Segment
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , January 29, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported net income for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2001, of $3.4 million or $0.10 per fully diluted share compared to net income of $11.2 million or $0.34 per fully diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2000. The Company's discontinued operations operated at breakeven in the fourth quarter of 2001, compared to an after-tax loss of $1.2 million or $0.04 per share in the ... 
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01/22/02General Cable Elects Michael Young of YORK International to Board of Directors
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , January 22, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today the election of Michael R. Young to its Board of Directors. Young is the President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of YORK International Corporation. Young joins General Cable's Board effective with the January 29 meeting. YORK International Corporation (NYSE: YRK), a Fortune 500 company based in York, Penns... 
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01/09/02General Cable Announces Data Cable Acquisition and Reaffirms Q4 Earnings Expectations
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , January 9, 2002 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced that its General Cable New Zealand subsidiary has acquired the shares of Brand-Rex Pty. Limited, a supplier of data communications cables in Australia, from United Kingdom based Novar Plc. The purchase substantially expands General Cable's reach into the communications market in Oceania, complementing its existing business in the region. Separately, General Cable ... 
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10/11/01General Cable Promotes Andrews To Senior Vice President
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , October 11, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has promoted J. Michael Andrews to a Senior Vice President of the Company in addition to his role as General Manager of its Utility Cables business. Andrews, who was formerly a Vice President of the Company, will continue to report to Gregory B. Kenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable. "We're very pleased to recognize Mike's expanding ... 
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09/28/01General Cable Appoints Macdonald Head Of Sales
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , September 28, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) has announced the appointment of Roderick (Roddy) Macdonald as head of its U.S. and Canadian sales organizations. In his new role, he will continue to report directly to Gregory Kenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable Corporation. Macdonald has been Senior Vice President and General Manager, Electrical Cables at General Cable since November 1999. "Roddy's... 
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09/05/01General Cable Corporation Announces Agreement to Divest Building Wire Business
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , September 5, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of the manufacturing assets and inventory of the Company's building wire business to Southwire Company (a privately held wire and cable producer based in Carrollton, Georgia). The exit from building wire will generate cash of approximately $112 million including proceeds from Southwire which app... 
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08/08/01General Cable CEO and Chairman Stephen Rabinowitz Announces Retirement
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, August 8, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) has announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Rabinowitz, is retiring. Under its succession plan, the Board of Directors elected the current President and Chief Operating Officer, Gregory B. Kenny, as Chief Executive Officer and President. The Board of Directors elected John (Jack) E. Welsh, III to serve in a new position as non-executive Chairman of the Boar... 
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07/23/01General Cable Corporation Reports 11% Rise in 2Q E.P.S. on Strong Communication Segment Performance
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, July 23, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) today reported that for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001, the Company earned net income of $15.2 million, or $0.46 per diluted share. Excluding non-recurring gains in the quarter, the Company would have reported net income of $13.8 million and EPS of $0.42, up 7% and 11%, respectively, from the comparable second quarter 2000 results. The non-... 
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07/05/01General Cable Corporation to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2001 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, July 5, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) intends to release the results of its second quarter 2001 ended June 30, 2001, after the market closes on Monday, July 23, 2001. General Cable will host a conference call following the release at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, July 23, 2001. You are invited to listen to the conference call via the live webcast with Stephen Rabinowitz, Chairman & CEO, Gregory B. Kenny, President & CO... 
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06/05/01General Cable Completes an Agreement with Boeing to Supply On-Board Fiber Optic Cable for the International Space Station
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, June 5, 2001 - General Cable (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle with The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) to be the supplier of on-board fiber optic cable for the ongoing requirements and maintenance of the International Space Station (ISS) program. General Cable was the exclusive supplier of fiber optic cable for the Boeing-built U.S. Laboratory, Destiny, which was successfully launched and installed ... 
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06/04/01General Cable Announces Sale of Extrusion Tooling Business
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, June 4, 2001 - General Cable (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has closed on the previously announced sale of its extrusion tooling and accessories business to SPNTech. Gross proceeds of approximately $8.7 million, which are subject to post-closing adjustment, were utilized to reduce the Company's outstanding debt. "We are pleased to announce the sale of this non-strategic business to SPNTech, who we feel are better positioned to ... 
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06/01/01General Cable Appoints Olmsted Senior Vice President, Human Resources
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, June 1, 2001 - General Cable (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has promoted Peter J. Olmsted to the position of Senior Vice President, Human Resources. In this expanded position, reporting directly to Stephen Rabinowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Olmsted will lead General Cable's Human Resource activities in the areas of organization and executive development, recruiting, training and development, compensation and benefits,... 
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05/09/01General Cable Completes Receivables Securitization
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, MAY 9, 2001 - General Cable (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has successfully completed an Accounts Receivable Securitization Financing transaction ("Securitization Financing") that will substantially reduce the Company's annual interest expense. The new Securitization Financing provides for certain domestic trade receivables to be sold to a special purpose company and for a trust to issue, via a private placement, five-year certifica... 
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04/18/01General Cable Corporation Earnings per Share Rise 29% on Strong Mix and Margin Improvement
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, April 18, 2001 - General Cable (NYSE: BGC) today reported net income of $11.5 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, for its first quarter ended March 31, 2001. Sales in the quarter were essentially flat with the prior year. Excluding a net after-tax gain of $2.7 million from unusual items, principally related to the sale of the Pyrotenax business and a financially favorable restructuring of the company's interest costs, the first quarter ... 
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04/09/01Whyte Joins General Cable as President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable Oceania
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, April 9, 2001 - General Cable (NYSE: BGC) has announced the appointment of Campbell Whyte as President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable Oceania. Whyte will report directly to Gregory Kenny, President and Chief Operating Officer of General Cable Corporation and will be based out of Christchurch, New Zealand. General Cable Oceania provides telecommunications, energy and electrical cables to the construction, power utilities, co... 
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04/02/01Goenaga Named President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable Corporation
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, April 2, 2001 - General Cable has announced the appointment of Domingo Goenaga Campmany as President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable, Europe. Goenaga was also named a Senior Vice President of General Cable Corporation and will participate as a member of General Cable's Corporate Leadership Team. Goenaga's appointment to this new position is designed to facilitate the Company's participation in the European Economic Union. He... 
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03/09/01General Cable Corporation Announces Sale of Pyrotenax® Business Unit for 460 Million
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , March 9, 2001 - General Cable ( NYSE: BGC ) announced today that it has completed the sale of the shares of its Pyrotenax business unit to Raychem HTS Canada Inc. The business unit, which principally produces mineral insulated high-temperature cables, has operations in Canada and the United Kingdom. The net after tax proceeds were applied to reduce General Cable's indebtedness. "As we stated when we announced the ... 
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02/22/01General Cable's Lawrenceburg Kentucky Facility Achieves TL 9000 Quality Standards Registration
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , February 22, 2001 - General Cable ( NYSE: BGC ) announced today that it has received TL 9000 quality standards registration for its telecommunications cable manufacturing facility in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. The Company's Lawrenceburg facility, which produces both outside plant telecommunications cable and high-speed data networking cable, is among an elite group of manufacturing facilities in the world to achieve this important quality ... 
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02/05/01General Cable Corporation Announces Agreement to Sell Pyrotenax® Business Unit for $60 Million
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, February 5, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle for the sale of the shares of its Pyrotenax business unit to Raychem HTS LLC, a business unit of Tyco International, Ltd. Closing of the transaction, which is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2001, is subject to the execution of a definitive purchase agreement and regulatory approval in Canada. The business unit... 
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01/31/01XCel Energy Inc Awards Preferred Supplier Contract to General Cable
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , January 31, 2001 - General Cable ( NYSE: BGC ) announced today that it has received a major contract award from Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL) . Xcel Energy, one of the nation's top 10 investor owned utility companies, was formed in August 2000 by the $8.5 billion merger of Minneapolis-based Northern States Power and Denver-based New Century Energies. The three-year contract to supply all the utility company's distribution wire and cab... 
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01/29/01General Cable Corporation Reports 31% Increase in Fourth Quarter Earnings per Share on Strong Communications Cable Growth
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, January 29, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today reported net income for its ongoing businesses of $11.2 million for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2000, or $0.34 per diluted share, an increase of 31% versus $0.26 of proforma earnings per share reported in the fourth quarter of 1999. For the full year, the Company reported net income from its ongoing operations of $46.8 million or $1.39 per share, up 15%, from $43.3 ... 
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01/09/01General Cable Corporation to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter 2000 Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, January 9, 2001 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) intends to release the results of its fourth quarter 2000 ending December 31, 2000, after the market closes on Monday, January 29, 2001. General Cable will host a conference call following the release at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, January 30, 2001. You are invited to listen to the conference call via the live webcast with Stephen Rabinowitz, Chairman & CEO, Gregory B. Kenny, P... 
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10/18/00General Cable Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, October 18, 2000 - General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today reported proforma net income of $15.5 million for its third quarter ended September 30, 2000, or $0.46 per diluted share, an increase of 15% versus $0.40 of proforma earnings per share reported in the third quarter of 1999. Including divested operations in third quarter results, the Company reported a net loss of ($24.3) million or ($0.73) per common share on sales of ... 
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09/11/00BICCGeneral Completes Mexican Acquisition
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, September 11, 2000 - BICCGeneral Corporation, currently trading as BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC), reported today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Mexico-based Telmag, S.A. de C.V. and Telmag Internacional, S.A. de C.V., subsidiaries of AXA, S.A. de C.V. The $23 million transaction was financed with borrowings under the Company's existing credit facility. Stephen Rabinowitz, Chairman and Chie... 
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08/25/00BICCGeneral Completes Divestiture
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, August 25, 2000 - BICCGeneral Corporation, currently trading as BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) , announced today that it has completed its transaction to divest certain of its Pan-European energy cables businesses to Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi spa (of Milan, Italy). Gross proceeds of $175.0 million were received as a down payment against the final purchase price which will be determined after post-closing adjustments. The proceeds were applied to... 
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08/09/00BICCGeneral Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Telmag
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, August 9, 2000 - BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) reported today that it has now signed a definitive agreement in connection with the previously announced acquisition of Telmag, S.A. de C.V. and Telmag Internacional, S.A. de C.V., subsidiaries of AXA, S.A. de C.V., for a purchase price of [$23] million, subject to closing adjustments. The transaction, which is expected to close before the end of the third quarter, is being financed with borr... 
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07/20/00BICCGeneral Reports Second Quarter Results and Receives Approval for Divestiture
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, July 20, 2000 - General Cable Corporation, trading as BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) , reported proforma net income (adjusted to exclude results from businesses to be divested to Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi, S.p.A. in a transaction announced February 9, 2000) of $12.9 million for the 2000 second quarter or $0.38 per fully diluted share, an increase of 15% versus $0.33 in second quarter of 1999. The Company also reported that it had received clearance... 
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07/19/00BICCGeneral Acknowledges Approval for Divestiture
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, July 19, 2000 - General Cable Corporation, trading as BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) , acknowledged that the European Union Competition Commission had issued a press release providing clearance from the European Commission for the divestiture of businesses to Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi, S.p.A. in a transaction announced February 9, 2000. "We are pleased that the European Union Competition Commission has no objections to the planned transaction wit... 
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07/05/00BICCGeneral Enters Into an Agreement To Acquire Telmag
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, July 5, 2000 - BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) and AXA S.A. de C.V. announced today that BICCGeneral has agreed in principle with AXA to acquire the businesses of AXA's subsidiaries, Telmag, S.A. de C.V. and Telmag Internacional, S.A. de C.V. The Telmag businesses are located in Tetla, Tlaxcala Mexico and manufacture telecommunication, central office and data networking cables. The parties intend to negotiate and execute a definitive acquis... 
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05/09/00BICCGeneral Receives Major Contract Award From Consolidated Edison
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY , May 9, 2000-BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) announced today that it has been awarded a new supply contract from the Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Incorporated (NYSE: ED). The five-year contract to supply the utility company's wire and cable needs is valued at $215 million in revenue. "We are pleased we were able to secure this new business contract with Con Edison," said Stephen Rabinowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer o... 
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04/18/00BICCGeneral Reports 2000 First Quarter Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, April 18, 2000 - BICCGeneral Corporation, trading as BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) , reported proforma net income of $7.2 million for the 2000 first quarter or $0.21 per fully diluted share, adjusted to exclude results from the business units planned to be divested to Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi S.p.A. in a transaction announced February 9, 2000. For the quarter, the businesses to be divested reported a net loss of ($16.2) million or ($0.47) ... 
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03/16/00BICCGeneral Receives a Major Telecommunications Contract Award
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, March 16, 2000 - BICCGeneral ( NYSE: BGC ), announced today that it has renewed and extended a major telecommunications supply contract with a leading Regional Bell Operating Company (RBOC). The five-year contract to supply copper telecommunications cable is valued at approximately $360 million in revenue. "We are pleased we were able to extend our business relationship with this major telecommunications customer for another five y... 
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02/17/00BICCGeneral Sells Interest in German Joint Venture to Partner
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, February 17, 2000 - BICCGeneral Corporation, now known as BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) , said today that it sold its entire interest in Kaiser Kwo Kabel Telecommunication GmbH & Co. KG, a German telecommunications joint venture to its partner, Draka Holding N.V. Kaiser Kwo Kabel Telecommunication manufactures telecommunications cables, principally for the German market. Draka is a Dutch wire and cable manufacturing company. The terms of the t... 
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02/09/00BICCGeneral Signs Agreement To Divest Certain Operations; Reports 1999 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY, February 9, 2000 - BICCGeneral Corporation, now known as BICCGeneral (NYSE: BGC) , announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to divest certain of its Pan-European, African and Asian energy cables businesses, which the Company acquired in mid-1999, and which represented approximately 22% of its 1999 fourth quarter consolidated revenues. The Company will retain all of the operations acquired in 1999 in North America, Iberia... 
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