Sensata Technologies B.V. Announces the Issuances of Redemption Notices with Respect to its 11.25% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 and a Portion of its 8% Senior Notes due 2014

April 1, 2010

ALMELO, Netherlands, April 1, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Sensata Technologies B.V. ("Sensata"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST), today announced that it has elected to issue a notice of redemption with respect to (i) all of its outstanding 11.25% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2014 (the "11.25% Notes") at a redemption price equal to 105.625% of the principal amount thereof, which amount is equal to EUR1,056.25 per EUR1,000 principal amount and (ii) $138,550,000 in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 8% Senior Notes due 2014 (the "Dollar Notes" and together with the 11.25% Notes, the "Notes") at a redemption price equal to 104.000% of the principal amount thereof, which amount is equal to $1,040.00 per $1,000 principal amount. The redemption dates for both the 11.25% Notes and the Dollar Notes will be May 1, 2010. In each case, holders of the Notes subject to redemption will also receive accrued and unpaid interest up to, but not including, the redemption date.

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Sensata will redeem all outstanding 11.25% Notes and redeem the Dollar Notes on a pro rata basis. A Notice of Redemption, which more fully describes the terms and conditions of redemption or conversion, will be sent to all holders of Notes to be redeemed.

Under no circumstances shall this press release constitute an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell the Notes or any other securities of the Company.

About Sensata

Sensata Technologies B.V., through its subsidiaries, is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Majority-owned by affiliates of Bain Capital Partners, LLC, a leading global private investment firm, and its coinvestors, Sensata employs approximately 9,500 people in nine countries. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications. For more information, please visit Sensata's web site at

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