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CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION
Certain statements in this prospectus and the documents incorporated by reference herein regarding, among other things, future financial results
and performance, achievements and plans and objectives may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange
statements include trend analyses and other information relative to markets for our services and trends in our operations or financial results as well as other statements that can
be identified by the use of forward-looking language such as "may," "should," "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "plans," "estimates," "intends," "projects," "goals," "objectives," or other similar
expressions. Our actual results, performance or achievements could be materially different from the results expressed in, or implied by, those forward-looking statements. Those statements are subject
to risks, uncertainties and other factors, including but not limited to the risks described in this prospectus, any accompanying prospectus supplement and the documents incorporated by reference
herein or therein. We discuss those risks, uncertainties and other factors (i) in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 in Item 1A, "Risk
Factors"; Item 7, "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations"; Item 7A, "Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk"; and
Item 8, "Financial Statements and Supplementary DataNotes to Consolidated Financial Statements" and elsewhere, (ii) in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the
quarter ended September 30, 2017 in Part I, Item 2, "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" and Part I, Item 3,
"Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk" and elsewhere and (iii) in the other reports we file under the Exchange Act. When considering those forward-looking statements, you
should keep in mind the risks, uncertainties and other cautionary statements made in this prospectus, any accompanying prospectus supplement and the documents incorporated by reference.
factors that could cause actual results to differ from those in our forward-looking statements include, without limitation:
- the effect of political, economic and market conditions, and geopolitical events;
- the logistical and other challenges inherent in operating in numerous different countries;
- the actions and initiatives of current and potential competitors;
- the level and volatility of real estate prices, interest rates, currency values and other market indices;
- the outcome of pending litigation;
- the impact of current, pending and future legislation and regulation; and
- other risks identified in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, as
the same may be updated from time to time by our future filings under the Exchange Act, all of which are incorporated by reference into this prospectus.
should also carefully review other reports that we file with the SEC.
we caution our readers not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. We expressly disclaim any
obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect any changes in events or circumstances or in our expectations or results.