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Hubbell Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Class B Common Stock
ORANGE, Conn., Oct 28, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB) announced today it has priced its public offering of 2,600,000 shares of its Class B common stock at $43.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on or about November 3, 2009. In connection with the offering, Hubbell granted the underwriters an over-allotment option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to an additional 390,000 shares of Class B common stock.

After deducting underwriting discounts and commissions, Hubbell Incorporated will receive proceeds of approximately $106.5 million. Hubbell intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of approximately $66 million in short-term commercial paper borrowings which remain outstanding following the acquisition of FCI Americas, Inc. (the business known as Burndy(R)) after giving effect to repayments and reborrowings following the closing of the acquisition on October 2, 2009.

Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and the related prospectus supplement.

Interested persons may obtain copies of the prospectus and the related preliminary prospectus supplement from Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014 (email address: or by calling (866) 718-1649 or J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Attn: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York, 11717 or by calling (631) 254-1735.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein may constitute "forward-looking statements" intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements about capital resources, performance and results of operations and are based on our reasonable current expectations. In addition, all statements regarding anticipated growth or improvement in operating results, anticipated market conditions and economic recovery are forward looking. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking words, such as "intend" and similar words and phrases. Factors, among others, that could cause our actual future actions to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to market conditions and other factors described in our SEC filings. Any such forward looking statements are not guarantees of future performances and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements.

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China, Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia. Hubbell also participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, the People's Republic of China, Mexico, South Korea, and the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Orange, CT.

SOURCE: Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell Incorporated
William R. Sperry, 203-799-4100