Agilent Technologies Prices $400 Million of Senior Notes


SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the pricing of a series of its senior notes in an aggregate principal amount of $400 million, in an underwritten, registered public offering. The notes will mature in October 2022 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 3.20 percent. The offering is expected to close on September 13, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions.

Agilent intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which will include the repayment of its 4.45 percent senior notes due in September 2012.

Barclays Capital Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated are acting as joint book-running managers.

Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering can be obtained from:

Barclays Capital Inc.
745 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(888) 603-5847

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
383 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10179
(212) 834-4533

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
One Bryant Park
New York, NY 10036
(800) 294-1322

Electronic copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus are also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission website at

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company's 20,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $6.6 billion in fiscal 2011. Information about Agilent is available at

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