October 08, 2009

Source: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) announced that, at the Extraordinary General Meeting of the company held today, shareholders approved two quarterly dividends of US$0.16 per share in the form of a capital reduction for each of the first and second quarters of fiscal year 2010. Payments of the dividends will be made to holders of record on the record dates for each dividend shortly after effectiveness of the applicable capital reduction, which are expected to be in the quarterly periods ending Dec. 25, 2009 and March 26, 2010.


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products and undersea telecommunication systems, with fiscal 2008 sales of $14.4 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.tycoelectronics.com.

SOURCE Tyco Electronics Ltd.

SOURCE: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

Web site: http://www.tycoelectronics.com/