FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ESSEX RENTAL CORP. ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF AND
AMENDMENT TO CASHLESS EXERCISE WARRANT OFFER
BUFFALO GROVE, IL – June 11, 2010 – Essex Rental Corp. (Nasdaq: ESSX; ESSXW; ESSXU)
("Essex") today announced that it has further extended and amended its offer to all warrant holders to exercise
their warrants on a cashless basis for a limited period of time by exchanging warrants for shares of common
stock. The amended offer provides warrant holders with the opportunity to exercise their warrants on a cashless
basis by tendering three warrants in exchange for one share of the Company’s common stock prior to the
expiration date for the offer, which is now scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City time, on Tuesday,
June 29, 2010, unless further extended. The maximum number of warrants that will be accepted for exercise on
a cashless basis pursuant to the offer will continue to be 8,000,000 warrants.
The offer was previously scheduled to expire on June 10, 2010 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, and provided
warrant holders with the opportunity to exercise their warrants on a cashless basis by exchanging seven warrants
for two shares of the Company’s common stock.
As of the amended expiration time of the offer, the Company had received tenders of 2,030,441 warrants,
including warrants owned by officers and directors of Essex who are required to participate in the offer on a pro
rata basis. Holders who have already tendered their warrants need not re-tender their warrants to receive
common stock on the revised terms in this enhanced offer. They may still withdraw their tenders in accordance
with the terms and conditions of the amended offer.
In addition, the Company has received a commitment from one warrant holder, who did not participate in the
offer prior to the previously scheduled expiration date, to participate in the offer under the revised terms
summarized above and to tender approximately 1,500,000 warrants in exchange fo