Sensata Technologies Announces Amendments to Credit Agreement

May 7, 2015

ALMELO, Netherlands, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. ("Sensata" or the "Company") (NYSE: ST) announced today that its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries, Sensata Technologies B.V. and Sensata Technologies Finance Company, LLC (collectively, the "Borrowers"), and Sensata Technologies Intermediate Holding B.V. have agreed to enter into the sixth amendment (the "Amendment") to their credit agreement, dated as of May 12, 2011 (as amended from time to time, the "Credit Agreement").  The Credit Agreement provides the Borrowers with both an original term loan due May 2019 (the "Original Term Loan") and an incremental term loan due October 2021 (the "Incremental Term Loan").

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Pursuant to the Amendment, the Borrowers have agreed to reprice both the Original Term Loan and the Incremental Term Loan.  The repricing will decrease the interest rate spread on the Original Term Loan and the Incremental Term Loan by 0.25% and 0.50%, respectively.  Pricing for both tranches will be finalized at LIBOR+2.25%, with a 0.75% LIBOR floor, and the maturity of the Original Term Loan will be extended to October 2021, to correspond with the existing maturity date of the Incremental Term Loan.  The repriced term loans were offered at 99.75% of par.  The Amendment is expected to become effective on or about May 11, 2015.

About Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.

Sensata is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions with operations and business centers in sixteen 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 and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.  For more information, please visit Sensata's website at www.sensata.com.  Information on Sensata's website is not incorporated by reference into, and does not form part of, this press release.   

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