Newell Rubbermaid Announces Note Offering

  Newell Rubbermaid Announces Note Offering

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- November 29, 2012

Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today announced that it intends to offer,
subject to market and other conditions, notes due 2017.

The notes will be senior obligations of the company and will rank equally with
all of its other unsecured and unsubordinated indebtedness from time to time
outstanding. 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.
The offering is being made under the company's shelf registration statement.

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.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of
an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale
of these securities in any jurisdiction to any person where such offer or sale
would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities
laws of any such jurisdiction.

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.

All statements in this press release that are not statements of historical
fact are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based upon the
current beliefs and expectations of Newell Rubbermaid's management and are
subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ
materially from those expressed in or implied by the forward-looking
statements contained in this release because of a variety of factors,
including any change in or decision not to pursue the proposed transaction,
changes in the conditions of the securities markets, particularly the markets
for debt securities, and other factors identified in documents filed by Newell
Rubbermaid with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Contact:

Newell Rubbermaid
Nancy O’Donnell, 770-418-7723
Vice President, Investor Relations
or
David Doolittle, 770-418-7519
Vice President, Corporate Communications
 
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