MasTec, Inc. Announces Redemption of Outstanding 7.625% Senior Notes due 2017

March 18, 2013

CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) announced today that it is calling for redemption all of its outstanding 7.625% senior notes due 2017 (the "2017 Notes") not purchased in its previously announced tender offer, with a redemption date of April 1, 2013 (the "Redemption Date").  The CUSIP numbers for the 2017 Notes are 576323AF6, 576323AE9 and U5759TAB1.  Upon redemption, holders of the 2017 Notes being redeemed will receive 102.542% of the principal amount thereof (or $1,025.42 per $1,000 in principal amount of the 2017 Notes) plus accrued interest from and including the most recent interest payment date to, but not including, the Redemption Date. MasTec will fund the redemption of the 2017 Notes using a portion of the proceeds from the previously announced sale of its $400.0 million aggregate principal amount of 4.875% Senior Notes due 2023, which were issued today.

A notice of redemption is being mailed to all registered holders of the 2017 Notes.  Copies of the Notice of Redemption may be obtained from U.S. Bank National Association, the paying agent, by calling (800) 934-6802 (U.S. toll-free).

About MasTec, Inc.

MasTec, Inc. is a leading infrastructure construction company operating mainly throughout North America across a range of industries.  MasTec's activities include, but are not limited to, the engineering, building, installation, maintenance and upgrade of energy, utility and communications infrastructure, including: electrical utility transmission and distribution; power generation; natural gas and petroleum pipeline infrastructure; wireless, wireline and satellite communications; wind farms, solar farms and other renewable energy infrastructure; and industrial infrastructure.  MasTec's customers are primarily in these industries.  MasTec's corporate website is located at Jose Mas, CEO of MasTec, has led MasTec since April of 2007.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, including further or continued economic downturns, reduced capital expenditures, reduced financing availability, customer consolidation and technological and regulatory changes in the industries we serve; market conditions, technical and regulatory changes that affect us or our customers' industries; our ability to accurately estimate the costs associated with our fixed-price and other contracts and performance on such projects; our ability to replace non-recurring projects with new projects; our ability to retain qualified personnel and key management, including from acquired businesses, enforce any noncompetition agreements, integrate acquired businesses within the expected timeframes and achieve the revenue, cost savings and earnings levels from such acquisitions at or above the levels projected; the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and any similar local or state tax legislation and other regulations affecting renewable energy, electrical transmission, broadband and related projects and expenditures; the effect of state and federal regulatory initiatives, including costs of compliance with existing and future environmental requirements; our ability to attract and retain qualified managers and skilled employees; trends in oil and natural gas prices; increases in fuel, maintenance, materials, labor and other costs;  fluctuations in foreign currencies; the timing and extent of fluctuations in geographic, weather, equipment and operational factors affecting the industries in which we operate; any material changes in estimates for legal costs or case settlements or adverse determinations on any claim, lawsuit or proceeding; the highly competitive nature of our industry; our dependence on a limited number of customers; the ability of our customers, including our largest customers, to terminate or reduce the amount of work, or in some cases prices paid for services on short or no notice under our contracts; the impact of any unionized workforce on our operations, including labor availability and relations; liabilities associated with multiemployer union pension plans, including underfunding and withdrawal liabilities, for our operations that employ unionized workers; any liquidity issues related to our securities held for sale; the adequacy of our insurance, legal and other reserves and allowances for doubtful accounts; any exposure related to our divested state Department of Transportation projects and assets; restrictions imposed by our credit facility, senior notes, convertible notes and any future loans or securities; the outcome of our plans for future operations, growth and services, including business development efforts, backlog, acquisitions and dispositions; any dilution or stock price volatility which shareholders may experience in connection with shares we may issue as consideration for earn-out obligations in connection with past or future acquisitions, or as a result of  conversions of convertible notes or other stock issuances;  as well as other risks detailed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results may differ significantly from results expressed or implied in these statements.  We do not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements.

SOURCE MasTec, Inc.

J. Marc Lewis, Vice President-Investor Relations, +1-305-406-1815, +1-305-406-1886 fax,