Newell Rubbermaid Prices $350 Million Note Offering

  Newell Rubbermaid Prices $350 Million Note Offering

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- November 29, 2012

Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today announced that it has priced a registered
underwritten public offering of $350 million of notes due 2017.

The notes will pay interest semi-annually on June 1 and December 1, commencing
June 1, 2013, at a rate of 2.05% per year and will mature on December 1, 2017.

The offering is expected to close on December 4, 2012. The company intends to
use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand and
short-term borrowings, to redeem its 5.50% Notes due April 15, 2013 in the
aggregate principal amount of $500 million.

Barclays Capital Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. are acting as joint
book-running managers for the offering.

Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, when
available, may be obtained by visiting the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or by
contacting Barclays Capital Inc. at c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155
Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by calling toll free
1-888-603-5847 or by emailing barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, or Citigroup
Global Markets Inc. at c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island
Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by calling toll-free 1-800-831-9146 or by
emailing batprospectusdept@citi.com.

About Newell Rubbermaid

Newell Rubbermaid Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a global marketer of consumer
and commercial products with 2011 sales of approximately $5.9 billion and a
strong portfolio of leading brands, including Rubbermaid^®, Sharpie^®,
Graco^®, Calphalon^®, Irwin^®, Lenox^®, Levolor^®, Paper Mate^®, Dymo^®,
Waterman^®, Parker^®, Goody^®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products^® and Aprica^®.

This press release and additional information about Newell Rubbermaid are
available on the company’s Web site, www.newellrubbermaid.com.

NWL-CO

Contact:

Newell Rubbermaid Inc.
Nancy O’Donnell
Vice President, Investor Relations
+1 (770) 418-7723
or
David Doolittle
Vice President, Corporate Communications
+1 (770) 418-7519