Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option Relating to Recent Initial Public Offering

April 12, 2010

ALMELO, The Netherlands, April 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) today announced that the underwriters of its recently completed initial public offering of 31,600,000 ordinary shares have exercised their option to purchase an additional 4,740,000 ordinary shares from selling shareholders at a price to the public of $18.00 per share. The sale of the additional shares is anticipated to close on April 14, 2010. Sensata will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the additional shares, other than the proceeds from the exercise of stock options by certain selling shareholders in connection with the offering.

Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital, Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Citi, Credit Suisse, BMO Capital Markets, Oppenheimer & Co. and RBC Capital Markets are acting as co-managers.

A registration statement relating to this offering was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 10, 2010. This offering was made solely by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from: Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by calling (866) 718-1649 or by emailing; or Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge, Integrated Distribution Services, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by calling (888) 603-5847 or by emailing

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 an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., a global industrial technology company, is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of sensors and controls.

Any statements in this press release about our future expectations, plans and prospects, including statements about the anticipated closing of the sale of additional ordinary shares pursuant to the underwriters' exercise of their over-allotment option, and other statements containing the words "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including risks relating to the current financial crisis and worldwide economic conditions; and other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of the final prospectus relating to our initial public offering filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and in other filings that we periodically make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.


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