January 2006

FMC Corporation completes financings

Philadelphia, PA— A European finance subsidiary executed a new credit agreement on December 16, 2005, providing for a five-year, euro 220 million revolving credit facility and will borrow approximately US$264 million.

Proceeds will be distributed, indirectly, to FMC in the United States taking advantage of the tax benefits afforded by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 and applied to the repayment of the US$244 million term loan outstanding under FMC's domestic credit agreement and for other general purposes.

In addition, on December 15, 2005, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, issued $90 million principal amount of 5.60 percent Solid Waste Disposal Refunding Revenue Bonds (FMC Corporation Project) Series 2005, maturing on December 1, 2035.

Proceeds will be used to redeem on January 17, 2006, at a redemption price of 101 percent plus accrued interest, two industrial revenue bond issues sold by Sweetwater County, Wyoming, for FMC in 1994, also in an aggregate principal amount of $90 million and bearing an average interest rate of 6.95 percent.


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