Tyco Electronics' Board Approves a $750 Million Increase in Share Repurchase Program

Oct 1, 2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics (NYSE: TEL) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized an increase in the company's share repurchase program of $750 million.  

Any repurchases by the company will be made in accordance with applicable securities laws in the open market or in private transactions.  The repurchase program is subject to business and market conditions, and may be commenced, suspended or discontinued at any time or from time to time without prior notice.


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products and subsea communication systems, with fiscal 2009 sales of US$10.3 billion to customers in more than 150 countries.  We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems and consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; energy; and lighting.  With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage.  More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at http://www.te.com.

SOURCE Tyco Electronics Ltd.