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Q2 2014 Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Earnings Conference Call (Live)
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Q2 2014 Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Earnings Conference Call
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04/11/2014Spectrum Brands President and CEO Dave Lumley Elected to the Board of Directors of Husqvarna AB of Sweden
MIDDLETON, Wis. & STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2014-- David R. Lumley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), has been elected to a one-year term on the nine-member Board of Directors of Husqvarna AB (NASDAQ OMX STOCKHOLM: HUSQ B), a global leader in outdoor power products. Mr. Lumley, 59, has served as President and CEO of Spectrum Brands, a global and diversified consumer products compan... 
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04/09/2014Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on May 7
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 9, 2014-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2014 second quarter financial results for the period ended March 30, 2014 before the markets open on Wednesday, May 7. Spectrum Brands will conduct a live conference call and live webcast on May 7 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. C... 
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03/19/2014Light Up Your Life: Rayovac Expands Family of Virtually Indestructible Lights
Spectrum Brands’ Rayovac® Division Introduces the Virtually Indestructible Sportsman Spotlight and Virtually Indestructible Sportsman Lantern MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2014-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Rayovac® battery division has added two new products to its family of Virtually Indestructible Lights. Celebrating 100 years... 
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03/18/2014Kwikset® to Sponsor Richard Childress Racing Driver Ryan Newman for 2014 Kansas NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race
Kwikset continues to see value in reaching passionate racing fan base and extends their partnership with RCR for another season LAKE FOREST, Calif. (March 18, 2014) – Kwikset®, a leading brand of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB), continues to engage with consumers through strategic partnerships by sponsoring Richard Childress Racing and driver Ryan Newman during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season. As part of the partnership, Kwikset ... 
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03/05/2014Spectrum Brands Holdings Spotlights New Innovative Home Appliance And Personal Care Products At The 2014 International Home + Housewares Show
Black + Decker™, George Foreman® and Remington® to Introduce Breakthrough Technologies MIDDLETON, Wis., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) will showcase new product launches featuring advanced technologies and key innovations from Black + Decker™, George Foreman® and Remington® at the 2014 International Home + Housewares Show. During the show, Black + Decker™ Home Appliances, the #1 brand in small kitchen appliances*, will unveil a new brand ide... 
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02/10/2014Andreas Rouvé Elected Chief Operating Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings
11-Year Company Veteran Also Continues as President, International MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2014-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that Andreas Rouvé, 52, has been elected to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Rouvé, who also remains President, International, will co... 
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01/29/2014Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Record Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Results
Company Reports Net Income of $54 Million and Grows Net Sales, GAAP EPS, Adjusted EPS, Adjusted EBITDA and Margins in First Quarter Reiterates Expectations for 5th Consecutive Year of Record Performance from Legacy Business in Fiscal 2014, Along with Higher Results from HHI Acquisition Net Cash Provided from Operating Activities After Purchases of Property, Plant and Equipment (Free Cash Flow) Expected to Grow to At Least $350 Mill... 
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01/29/2014Spectrum Brands Holdings Increases Common Stock Dividend by 20 Percent to $0.30 Per Share, Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2014-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on the Company’s common stock, which is an increase of 20 percent compared to the previous quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share. The dividend, which is a regular taxable cash dividend, is payable on March 18, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of busi... 
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01/13/2014Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on January 29
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2014-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2014 first quarter financial results for the period ended December 29, 2013 after the markets close on Wednesday, January 29. Spectrum Brands will conduct a live conference call and live webcast on January 29 at 4:30 p.m. Easte... 
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01/07/2014Spectrum Brands Holdings’ Home and Garden Division Acquires The Liquid Fence Company, U.S. Market Leader in Consumer Animal Repellents Category
Immediately Accretive Purchase to Enhance Company’s Highest-Margin Business MIDDLETON, Wis. & ST. LOUIS, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2014-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today its United Industries Home and Garden division located in St. Louis has acquired The Liquid Fence Company, Inc., the U.S. leader in the fast-growing consumer anima... 
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12/20/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings’ 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be Held on January 28, 2014
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it plans to hold its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 16, 2013 are eligible to vote at the meeting. The 2014 annual meeting date is more than 30 days prior to the annive... 
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12/20/2013Rayovac Launches Family of Affordable Portable Power Chargers at CES 2014
  Rayovac Launches Family of Affordable Portable Power Chargers at CES 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honoree Provides Consumers with Affordable and Accessible Technology   Middleton, WI, December 20, 2013 – Rayovac®, a worldwide leader in battery power and innovation and a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), will showcase its new line of affordable portable mobile charging devices at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas fro... 
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12/18/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Pricing of Spectrum Brands’ New Term Loans
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. (“Spectrum Brands”) today announced that Spectrum Brands has closed on a new $215 million U.S. term loan due September 2019 (the “U.S. Term Loan”) and a new €225 million Euro term loan due September 2019 (the “Euro Term Loan”, and together with the U.S. Term Loan, the “Term Loans”). The U.S. Term Loan was issued at 99.875%... 
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12/03/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Refinancing of Spectrum Brands’ U.S. Term Loans
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. (“Spectrum Brands”) today announced the launch of Spectrum Brands’ replacement of its $513 million U.S. term loan B due December 2019 with a new €200 million Euro term loan (approximately $270 million US) due September 2019 and a $250 million U.S. term loan due September 2019. The $250 million U.S. term loan will be combined with the Comp... 
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11/21/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Record Fiscal 2013 Results, Meets or Exceeds Full Year Financial Guidance
Delivers Fourth Quarter Growth in Net Sales, Adjusted EPS and Adjusted EBITDA Expects 5th Consecutive Year of Record Performance from Legacy Business in Fiscal 2014, Along with Higher Results from HHI Acquisition Net Cash Provided from Operating Activities After Purchases of Property, Plant and Equipment (Free Cash Flow) Expected to Grow to At Least $350 Million in Fiscal 2014 MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2... 
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11/18/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share
MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend, which is a regular taxable cash dividend, is payable on December 19, 2013 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 2, 2013. About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. Spectrum Brands Ho... 
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11/13/2013Baldwin Reinvigorates Brand to Meet the Modern Demands of Style-Concious Boomers and Millennials
Building Upon Years of Experience, Baldwin Stakes a Confident and Distinctive Presence in the Design Community LAKE FOREST, Calif. – November 13, 2013 – As Millennials begin to drive residential home sales and Baby Boomers invest in building their dream homes, the product preferences among these powerful spenders are converging – placing personalized experiences, quality products, beautiful design and price at the center of purchasing decisions. Recognizing an opportunity to meet their demands ... 
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11/13/2013Spectrum Brands’ Rayovac Division Named As CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2013-- Rayovac, a worldwide leader in battery power and innovation and a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), announced today that two of its products, the Rayovac Emergency 2 Hour Power mobile charger and the Rayovac 15-Minute Battery Charger, have been named International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honorees. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a ... 
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11/08/2013Spectrum Brands’ Rayovac Division To Unveil Family of Portable Power Chargers at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show Unveiled NEW YORK
Rayovac Provides Consumers with Innovative, Affordable and Accessible Technology with New Rechargeable Product Line Middleton, WI, November 8, 2013 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Rayovac®, a worldwide leader in battery power and innovation and a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), will unveil its strongest line-up of portable mobile charging devices at CES Unveiled NEW YORK.  Rayovac’s new offerings, which are redefining the mobile charging device category, include the 7 Hour Powe... 
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10/29/2013Kwikset's® Kevo™ Smart Lock Turns Your Smartphone Into a Key
Kevo is now shipping to homes across the country LAKE FOREST, Calif. (October 29, 2013) –Today, Kwikset®, a leading brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB), answers consumer demand for both convenience and security with its Kevo smart lock. The highly anticipated Bluetooth-enabled deadbolt is now available to order and begins shipping today to homes across America. By simply installing Kevo and downloading the mobile app, your iPhone becom... 
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10/22/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Opens New World Headquarters Building in Greater Madison, Wisconsin Area
New Facility Devotes 20 Percent More Space for Research and Development to Help Fuel Growth, Expects to Attain LEED Certification for Energy Efficiency MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today its world headquarters, several North American divisional operations and its technology center, in all totaling more than 500 full-time employees, have moved into a newly built and more ... 
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10/18/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2013 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on November 21
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and full year financial results for the period ended September 30, 2013 before the markets open on Thursday, November 21. Spectrum Brands will conduct a live conference call and live webcast on November 21 at ... 
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09/30/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces $100 Million of New Term Debt Reduction, Achieves Objective to Pay Down Term Debt of At Least $200 Million in Fiscal 2013
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) today announced $100 million of new term debt reduction which, together with another $100 million of term debt pay down previously completed, has enabled the Company to achieve its stated objective to repay term debt by at least $200 million in fiscal 2013 that ends today. "We are executing on our program to pay down debt and reduce leverage through ... 
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09/16/2013Terry Polistina, President of Spectrum Brands’ Global Appliances Business, to Leave the Company But Remain a Member of the Board of Directors
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that Terry L. Polistina, President of its Global Appliances division, has elected to leave the Company, effective September 30, 2013, following the successful completion of the multi-year restructuring and integration of the Global Appliances business and the implementation of a success... 
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09/12/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in Imperial Capital 7th Annual Global Opportunities Conference on September 19 in New York
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Imperial Capital 7th Annual Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, September 19 in New York. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Dave Prichard, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, at 1:... 
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09/04/2013Spectrum Brands Announces Completion of Cash Tender Offer and Satisfaction and Discharge of Indenture Relating to its 9.500% Senior Secured Notes Due 2018
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. (“Spectrum Brands”) today announced the completion of Spectrum Brands’ cash tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) to purchase any and all of its outstanding 9.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). The Tender Offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on September 3, 2013 (the “expiration date”). Spectrum Brands received tender... 
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08/20/2013Spectrum Brands Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents with Respect to its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation and Entry into Supplemental Indenture Relating to its 9.500% Senior Secured Notes Due 2018
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. (“Spectrum Brands”) today announced that Spectrum Brands’ consent solicitation of the holders of its 9.500% Senior Secured Notes Due 2018 (the “Notes”) (CUSIP No.: 84762LAG0, ISIN No. US84762LAG05) successfully received the consent of the holders of $893,067,000 aggregate principle amount of the Notes, representing approximately 94.01% of ... 
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08/06/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Record Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Results
Reaffirms Outlook for 4th Consecutive Year of Record Profitability for Legacy Business, Including Expected Net Sales and Profit Growth in Fourth Quarter Estimates Higher Fiscal 2013 Total Company Revenues of $4,060 Million to $4,100 Million and Adjusted EBITDA of $640 Million to $650 Million Versus Comparable Prior Year Period Continues Stated Objective of Debt Paydown with Announcement of $100 Million Term Debt Reduction ... 
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08/06/2013Spectrum Brands Announces Tender Offer for its 9.500% Senior Secured Notes Due 2018
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer and consent solicitation with respect to any and all of the $950 million aggregate outstanding principal amount of Spectrum Brands, Inc.’s 9.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the “Notes”). In conjunction with the tender offer, Spectrum Brands is soliciting noteholder consents to effe... 
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08/06/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces $100 Million of Term Debt Reduction to Date, Reaffirms Plan for Total Cumulative Term Debt Paydown of at Least $200 Million in Fiscal 2013
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2013-- Executing on its program to rapidly pay down debt and reduce leverage, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today $100 million of term debt reduction to date and reiterated its plan to pay down a total of at least $200 million of term debt in fiscal 2013 that ends on September 30. "We expect to pay down additional term debt in our current fourth quarter and remain on track to r... 
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08/06/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Board of Directors Approves New $200 Million Common Stock Repurchase Program
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new $200 million common stock repurchase program. The authorization is effective for 24 months. “The Board’s action reflects our strong confidence in the future earnings power and free cash flow generation of our Company,” said David ... 
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07/30/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend, which is a regular taxable cash dividend, is payable on September 17, 2013 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 20, 2013. About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. Spectrum Brands Hold... 
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07/30/2013Kwikset® Kevo™ Revolutionizes the Door Lock Using Smartphone and Touch-to-Open™ Technology
Kevo now available for pre-order, visit www.Kwikset.com/Kevo for more information LAKE FOREST, Calif. (July 30, 2013)– Recognizing that smartphones have become digital extensions of the body, with 79 percent of people ages 18 - 44 having their smartphones on them for 22 hours a day1, Kwikset®, a leading brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB), has partnered with UniKey Technologies™, Inc. (UniKey) to transform the smartphone into a key.... 
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07/29/2013West Nile Virus Making Early Appearance This Summer
Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk While Spending Time Outdoors July 29, 2013 (St. Louis, Mo.) — Coming off an unprecedented resurgence of West Nile virus last year, public health officials are urging people to take precautions against the illness this summer while mosquitoes are at their most active. According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a total of 29 states have already reported cases of the mosquito-borne virus this summer, including three deaths – with... 
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07/16/2013No Cords, No Outlets, No Electricity: Spectrum Brands’ Rayovac® Division Redefines the Mobile Charging Device Category with Launch of 2-Hour Power Product
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Rayovac battery division has launched its highly anticipated new line of portable charging products that will redefine the category. Rayovac 2-Hour Power (Photo: Business Wire) Headlining the group is the Rayovac 2-Hour Power mobile charging device, which ha... 
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07/12/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on August 6
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 12, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2013 third quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2013 before the markets open on Tuesday, August 6. Spectrum Brands will conduct a live conference call and live webcast on August 6 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. ... 
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06/18/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in Oppenheimer 13th Annual Consumer Conference on June 26 in Boston
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Oppenheimer 13th Annual Consumer Conference on Wednesday, June 26 in Boston. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Dave Prichard, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, at 1:35 pm Eastern Time (12... 
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05/21/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in Citi 2013 Global Consumer Conference on May 30 in New York
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 21, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Citi 2013 Global Consumer Conference on Thursday, May 30 in New York. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, at 8:55 am Eastern Time (7:55 am Central Time). S... 
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05/15/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in Barclays 2013 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference on May 22 in Chicago
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 15, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Barclays 2013 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference on Wednesday, May 22 in Chicago. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, at 10:50 am Central Time ... 
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04/30/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend, which is a regular taxable cash dividend, is payable on June 11, 2013 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 14, 2013. About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. Spectrum Brands Holdings, a ... 
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04/30/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Record Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results
Reaffirms Outlook for 4th Consecutive Year of Record Performance for Legacy Business from Overall Stronger Second Half Results MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, today reported record fiscal 2013 second quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2013 and reiterated its outlook for a fourth consecutive year... 
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04/12/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on April 30
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2013 second quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2013 after the markets close on Tuesday, April 30. Spectrum Brands will conduct a live conference call and live webcast on April 30 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m... 
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04/08/2013Spectrum Brands Completes Acquisition of Residential Lockset Business of Tong Lung Metal Industry Co. Ltd.
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 8, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the residential lockset business of Tong Lung Metal Industry Co. Ltd. (Tong Lung), a Taiwanese manufacturer of residential and commercial locksets and related hardware, in connection with Spectrum Brands’ accretive cash purchase of the Hardware & Home Improvement Group (HHI) of Stanley Black & Decker, ... 
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02/06/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Record Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Results, Reiterates Outlook for Fourth Consecutive Year of Record Performance from Legacy Business
Accretive HHI Acquisition in December 2012 to Add Significantly More Growth and Profitability in Fiscal 2013 and Beyond MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, today reported record fiscal 2013 first quarter results for the period ended December 30, 2012, and reconfirmed its outlook for a fourth consecutive... 
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02/06/2013Introducing the George Foreman® Grills Weight Loss Challenge and Announcing Spokesperson and Food Network Personality Gina Neely, Who Lost 20lbs in 12 Weeks and Looks Like a Knock-out!
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- George Foreman Grills, the #1 brand in electric grills, has partnered with Gina Neely, Food Network chef, cookbook author and personality of "Down Home with the Neelys" to launch the "George Foreman Grills Weight Loss Challenge" – the brand's first ever weight loss program.  Brand spokesperson Gina Neely recently took the challenge and lost 20lbs and 12 inches in just 12 weeks. Whether aiming to lose five pounds or fifty, the free 12-week program can... 
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01/29/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings Declares First Quarterly Common Stock Dividend of $0.25 Per Share
Initiation of Regular Quarterly Dividend in Fiscal 2013 Follows Special, One-Time Annual Dividend of $1.00 Per Share for Fiscal 2012 MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend is ... 
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01/18/2013Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on February 6
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2013 first quarter financial results for the period ended December 30, 2012 after the markets close on Wednesday, February 6. Spectrum Brands will conduct a live conference call and live webcast on February 6 at 4:30 p.m. Eas... 
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01/03/2013John Heil, President of Spectrum Brands’ United Pet Group Subsidiary and Pet Industry Leader, to Retire in March 2013 and Continue as Advisor to CEO
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2013-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that John A. Heil, President of its United Pet Group subsidiary, a member of the Company’s Executive Committee and a long-time pet industry leader, has finalized plans to retire for personal reasons, effective March 31, 2013. Mr. Heil will continue as a consultant to Spectrum Brands ... 
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12/17/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Assumption by Spectrum Brands, Inc. of the New Senior Notes in Connection with the Closing of the HHI Acquisition
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) (“Spectrum Brands”) announced today that the $520 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “2020 Notes”) and U.S. $570 million aggregate principal amount of 6.625% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Notes”) (collectively, the “New Senior Notes”) previously issued by Spectrum Brands Escrow Corp. were assumed by Spectrum Brands’ wholl... 
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12/17/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Completes Acquisition of Stanley Black & Decker’s Hardware & Home Improvement Group
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Hardware & Home Improvement Group (HHI) of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) for $1.4 billion in cash. A definitive agreement to acquire HHI was announced on October 9. HHI is a major manufacturer and supplier of re... 
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12/17/2012Remington® Celebrates 75 Years of Shaving
Trusted, Global Personal Care Brand Recognized for Pioneering Technology Innovation, Highest Quality, Affordability and Style-Setting MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2012-- With a demonstrated commitment to helping men get ready since 1937, Remington® today launches a celebration of its 75th anniversary as an enduring, widely trusted personal care brand that has consistently advanced technology and style trends in shave and groom ... 
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11/14/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Record Results for Fiscal 2012, Meets or Exceeds Full-Year Financial Guidance
Delivered Strong Growth in Net Income, EPS and Adjusted EBITDA; Fiscal 2012 Net Sales Reach Record Levels Company Expects to Close on Accretive HHI Acquisition by End of 2012 MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced a record performance for fiscal 2012 ended September 30, 2012, with ... 
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11/12/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Acquires Majority Interest in Skin Care Technology Leader Shaser Bioscience, Inc.
Significantly Enhances Company’s Position in $50 Billion Global Market for Home Use Dermatology and Hair Removal Devices Investment Accelerates Expansion into Fast Growing, High Margin Consumables Business MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced that it has acquired a 56 percent interest in Shaser B... 
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11/07/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on November 14
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year financial results for the period ended September 30, 2012 after the markets close on Wednesday, November 14. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on November 14 at 4:30 p... 
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11/01/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering to Fund HHI Acquisition
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Spectrum Brands Escrow Corp. will sell U.S. $520 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “2020 Notes”) at a price of 100.00% of the par value and U.S. $570 million aggregate principal amount of 6.625% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Notes”) at a price of 100.00% of the par value (c... 
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10/31/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Senior Notes Offering to Fund HHI Acquisition
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Spectrum Brands Escrow Corp. intends to offer U.S. $1,040 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Unsecured Notes (the “New Senior Notes”) comprised of two tranches that are expected to have a stated maturity in 2020 and in 2022. The principal amount due at each stated maturity, as well as other terms of the... 
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10/22/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Preliminary, Unaudited Results For Fiscal 2012 and Key Metrics
Results Meet or Exceed Full-Year Financial Guidance Delivered Strong Growth in Net Income and Adjusted EBITDA; Fiscal 2012 Net Sales at Record Levels MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced selected preliminary, unaudited financial results for fiscal 2012, which ended on September 30... 
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10/09/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Acquire Stanley Black & Decker’s Hardware & Home Improvement Group for $1.4 Billion in Cash
Adds leading maker of residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets with #1 positions in key North American markets and portfolio of renowned brands Increases Spectrum Brands’ top-line growth and margins and is expected to be significantly and immediately accretive to EPS, EBITDA and free cash flow Increases Spectrum Brands’ scale and product diversity, further stre... 
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09/27/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces $100 Million Voluntary Prepayment on Term Loan
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today a voluntary prepayment of $100 million to further reduce its original Senior Secured Term Loan of $750 million to $370 million as part of the Company's ongoing program to reduce leverage. Spectrum Brands made a $50 million voluntary Term Loan prepayment on ... 
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09/26/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings’ Remington® Personal Care Division Announces Entry into Large U.S. Women’s Hair Accessories Category
Launch Advances Company’s Strategy to Rapidly Expand Its Consumables Business MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 26, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Remington® personal care division has entered the U.S. women’s hair accessories market with a full line of basic-to-trend hair accessories, accessory storage items a... 
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09/18/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Payment of One-Time, Special Distribution of $1.00 per Share
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced that its one-time, special distribution of $1.00 per share will be paid today to shareholders of record as of August 27, 2012 and that the special distribution will be a return of capital. Shareholders receiving the special dividend are invited to visit the ... 
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09/13/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in Imperial Capital 6th Annual Global Opportunities Conference on September 19 in New York
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Imperial Capital 6th annual Global Opportunities Conference on Wednesday, September 19 in New York City. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Dave Prichard, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, at... 
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09/06/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in C.L. King 10th Annual Best Ideas Conference on September 12 in New York
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the C.L. King 10th Annual Best Ideas Conference on Wednesday, September 12 in New York City. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Dave Prichard, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, at 2:00 pm E... 
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08/23/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings’ Rayovac® Division Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment in its Industry-Leading Hearing Aid Battery Business
Rayovac® Moves Further Advance Battery Technology and Meet Growing Demand MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today its Rayovac® global battery division, the world’s number-one selling hearing aid battery producer, will make another multi-million dollar investment over the next year in researc... 
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08/09/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voluntary $50 Million Prepayment on Term Loan
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today a voluntary prepayment of $50 million to further reduce its original Senior Secured Term Loan of $750 million to $471 million as part of the Company's ongoing program to reduce leverage. The Company previously made $220 million of voluntary prepayments in ... 
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08/07/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Net Income and Diluted EPS More Than Doubled in Third Quarter of Fiscal 2012; Operating Income and Adjusted EBITDA Improved 21 Percent and 4 Percent, Respectively
Company Announces Separately Plans to Initiate Quarterly Dividend in Fiscal 2013 of $0.25 per Share and Declaration of One-Time, Special Dividend of $1.00 per Share in Fiscal 2012 MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB): Net income of $58.7 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.13 in fiscal 2012 third quarter more than doubled versus net income of $28.6 mill... 
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08/07/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Plans to Initiate a Quarterly Dividend Starting in Fiscal 2013 of $0.25 per Share and Declares a One-Time, Special Dividend of $1.00 per Share
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Board of Directors approved plans to initiate a regular quarterly common stock dividend starting in fiscal 2013 of $0.25 per share and has declared a one-time, special dividend of $1.00 per share. Beginning in fiscal 2013, the Company anticipates payi... 
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07/12/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2012 Third-Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on August 7
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 12, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2012 third-quarter financial results for the period ended July 1, 2012 before the markets open on Tuesday, August 7. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on August 7 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central... 
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06/13/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in Oppenheimer 12th Annual Consumer Conference on June 26 in Boston
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 13, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Oppenheimer 12th Annual Consumer Conference on Tuesday, June 26 in Boston. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, at 1:35 pm Eastern Time (12:35 pm Centra... 
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05/16/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in 2012 InvestMNt Conference on May 24 in Minneapolis
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 16, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the 2012 InvestMNt Conference sponsored by The CFA Society of Minnesota on Thursday, May 24 in Minneapolis. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Dave Prichard, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, at ... 
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05/14/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference on May 22 in New York
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference on Tuesday, May 22 in New York City. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, at 11:35 am Eastern Time (10:35 am Centra... 
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05/09/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports 8 Percent Net Sales Increase in Second Quarter of Fiscal 2012 as Operating Income and Adjusted EBITDA Improve 17 Percent and 9 Percent, Respectively
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 9, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB): Net sales increased 8 percent to $746.3 million in second quarter of fiscal 2012 versus $693.9 million a year ago Operating income grew 17 percent to $55.2 million in second quarter of fiscal 2012 versus $47.1 million a year ago Adjusted EBITDA of $101.8 million represented a third consecutive r... 
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04/26/2012Spectrum Brands' Home & Garden Division Receives Distinctions from Walmart for Third Consecutive Year
SAINT LOUIS, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --For the third consecutive year, United Industries Corporation, the Home & Garden subsidiary of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), has been recognized for exceptional supplier service by Walmart, the world's largest retailer. United Industries was named the 2012 Outdoor Living Supplier of the Year at Walmart for the third year in a row at the retailer's annual Supplier Summit earlier this year. United Industries was singled out... 
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04/25/2012Spectrum Brands' Rayovac(R) Division Crowned by Prestigious Queen's Award for Second Consecutive Year
Rayovac(R) Honored by the Queen of England, Receiving Enterprise Award in International Trade MADISON, Wis., Apr 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Rayovac(R) global battery division, which is the world's number-one selling hearing aid battery manufacturer, has been officially recognized by Her Majesty Queen... 
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04/11/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2012 Second-Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on May 9
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2012 second-quarter financial results for the period ended April 1, 2012 before the markets open on Wednesday, May 9. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on May 9 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central T... 
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03/29/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Completion of Cash Tender Offer and Satisfaction and Discharge of Indenture
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. ("Spectrum Brands") today announced the completion of Spectrum Brands’ cash tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) to purchase any and all of its outstanding 12% Senior Subordinated Toggle Notes due 2019 (the "Notes"). The Tender Offer expired at midnight, New York City time, on March 28, 2012 (the “expiration date”). Spectrum Brands receiv... 
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03/26/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Participate in the Telsey Advisory Group 4th Annual Spring Consumer Conference in New York on March 28-29
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced it will participate in the Telsey Advisory Group 4th Annual Spring Consumer Conference in New York City on Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29. Dave Prichard, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications for Spectrum Brands Holdings, will m... 
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03/20/2012Spectrum Brands Provides Update Following Close of 6.750% Senior Notes Due 2020 Offering
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. ("Spectrum Brands") today announced the settlement of the sale of Spectrum Brands’ $300 million aggregate principal amount of 6.750% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Notes”) at a price of 100.00% of the par value. The Notes are guaranteed by Spectrum Brands' direct parent company, SB/RH Holdings, LLC, as well as by existing and future domes... 
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03/15/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Pricing of 6.750% Senior Notes due 2020 and Early Results of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2012-- Spectrum Brands, Inc. ("Spectrum Brands"), a subsidiary of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), announced today that it will sell $300 million aggregate principal amount of 6.750% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Notes”) at a price of 100.00% of the par value. The Notes will be guaranteed by Spectrum Brands' direct parent company, SB/RH Holdings, LLC, as well as by existing and future domestic restric... 
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03/14/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes Due 2020
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced an offering by the Company of $275 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2020 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be general unsecured obligations, ranking equally in right of payment with all of the Company’s and guarantors’ existing and future unsecured senior indebtedness... 
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03/14/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents with Respect to its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation and Entry into Supplemental Indenture
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. (“Spectrum Brands”) today announced that Spectrum Brands’ consent solicitation of the holders of its 12% Senior Subordinated Toggle Notes Due 2019 (the “Notes”) (CUSIP No.: 84762LAE5) successfully received the consent of the holders of a majority of the outstanding principal amount of the Notes on March 13, 2012 (the “consent date”). ... 
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03/01/2012Spectrum Brands Announces Tender Offer for its 12% Senior Subordinated Toggle Notes Due 2019
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer and consent solicitation with respect to any and all of the $245,030,648 aggregate outstanding principal amount of Spectrum Brands, Inc.’s 12% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”). In conjunction with the tender offer, Spectrum Brands is soliciting noteholder consents t... 
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02/03/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Swings to Net Income in First Quarter of Fiscal 2012 Versus Year-Ago Net Loss, Achieves Third Consecutive Record First Quarter for Adjusted EBITDA, and Reaffirms Outlook for Improved Full-Year Results
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB): Company reported diluted EPS of $0.25 in first quarter of fiscal 2012 versus year-ago diluted loss per share of $0.39, and third consecutive record first quarter for adjusted EBITDA Operating income grew 21 percent to $83.7 million in first quarter of fiscal 2012 versus $69.2 million a year ago, while adjusted diluted ... 
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02/01/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voting Results for Proposals at 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced the voting results for the two proposals at its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held in Earth City, Missouri on February 1, 2012. At the Annual Meeting, and as recommended by the Board of Directors, stockholders: elected three Class II directors –... 
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01/19/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Plans to Move World Headquarters to Middleton, Wisconsin in Late 2013
Favorable Relocation Economics, State of Wisconsin $4 Million Award Enable Company to Remain in Wisconsin with Its Nearly $100 Million Annual Impact, and Forego Move to Florida MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today it plans to move its world headquarters, several North American divisional operations and its technology center, in all totaling more than 500 full-time em... 
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01/11/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2012 First-Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on February 3
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it will release its fiscal 2012 first-quarter financial results for the period ended January 1, 2012 before the markets open on Friday, February 3. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on February 3 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00... 
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01/03/2012Spectrum Brands Holdings Sets Date for 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2012-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today that its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 8 a.m. local time at the offices of its subsidiary, United Industries Corporation, One Rider Trail Plaza Drive, Suite 300, Earth City, Missouri. At the Annual Meeting, stockholders will vote (1) to elect three Class II directors for a three-... 
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12/22/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Completes Acquisition of FURminator®, Global Leader in Branded Dog and Cat Grooming Products
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2011-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today its United Pet Group (UPG) subsidiary has completed the acquisition of FURminator®, the leading worldwide provider of branded and patented deshedding products to the pet industry, from HKW Capital Partners III, L.P. and the other shareholders. A definitive agreement to acquire FURmi... 
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12/06/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire FURminator(R), Global Leader in Branded Dog and Cat Grooming Products
Accretive Acquisition Expands Company's United Pet Group Companion Animal Product Line MADISON, Wis., Dec 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today its United Pet Group (UPG) division has signed a definitive agreement to acquire FURminator(R), the leading worldwide provider of branded and patented deshedding products to the pet industry, from HKW ... 
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12/06/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire FURminator®, Global Leader in Branded Dog and Cat Grooming Products
Accretive Acquisition Expands Company’s United Pet Group Companion Animal Product Line MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2011-- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today its United Pet Group (UPG) division has signed a definitive agreement to acquire FURminator®, the leading worldwide provider of branded and patented deshedding products to the pet in... 
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11/16/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Improved Fiscal 2011 Full-Year and Strong Fourth-Quarter Results, Meets or Exceeds Full-Year Financial Guidance
MADISON, Wis., Nov 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB): Company delivered increased fiscal 2011 net sales and adjusted EBITDA in line with guidance and significantly exceeded free cash flow target Net sales of $3.2 billion in fiscal 2011 grew 24.1 percent versus fiscal 2010; 2.4 percent net sales growth including the Russell Hobbs businesses for all of fiscal 2010 Company reported strong increases in... 
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11/09/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings' Remington(R) Division Announces U.S. Launch of FDA-Cleared i-LIGHT(TM) Pro Hair Removal System
Breakthrough At-Home Device Delivers Professional Results Lasting Six Months** MADISON, Wis., Nov 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Remington(R) i-LIGHT(TM) Pro, a revolutionary, light-based hair removal system cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and dermatologist-recommended for achieving professional quality results at home, has been introduced in the U.S. by the Remington(R) personal care division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... 
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11/07/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Consumer Conference on November 16 in New York
MADISON, Wis., Nov 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer Conference on Wednesday, November 16 in New York City. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Dave Lumley, Chief Executive Officer, and Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, at 1:... 
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11/02/2011Spectrum Brands Announces Pricing of Offering of Additional 9.50% Notes
MADISON, Wis., Nov 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands, Inc. ("Spectrum Brands"), a subsidiary of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), announced today the terms of its offering of additional 9.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") as additional notes to the already outstanding $750 million aggregate principal amount of existing notes. Spectrum Brands will sell $200 million aggregate principal amount of Notes at a price of 108.5... 
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11/02/2011Spectrum Brands Announces Proposed Offering of $150 Million of Additional Senior Secured Notes
MADISON, Wis., Nov 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. announced today the intention of Spectrum Brands, Inc. to offer $150 million aggregate principal amount of 9.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 as additional notes to the already outstanding $750 million aggregative principal amount of existing notes. The additional notes will be guaranteed by Spectrum Brands' parent company, SB/RH Holdings, ... 
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11/01/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Acquires Black Flag(R) and TAT(R) Brands
Accretive Purchase Strengthens Company's Household Insecticide Portfolio MADISON, Wis., Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it has acquired the assets of the Black Flag(R) and TAT(R) brands from The Homax Group, Inc., a portfolio company of Olympus Partners. Financial terms of the all-cash transaction were not disclosed. "The Black ... 
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10/20/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2011 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on November 16
MADISON, Wis., Oct 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will release its fiscal 2011 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results for the period ended September 30, 2011 before the markets open on Wednesday, November 16. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on November 16 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern ... 
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10/18/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Board of Directors Approves New $30 Million Common Stock Repurchase Program
MADISON, Wis., Oct 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new $30 million common stock repurchase program. The authorization is effective for 12 months. Purchases under the program may be made in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions from time to time at management's discretion. The... 
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09/27/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings to Present at Imperial Capital 5th Annual Global Opportunities Conference on October 6 in New York
MADISON, Wis., Sep 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the Imperial Capital 5th annual Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, October 6 in New York City. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Dave Prichard, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, at 9:10 am Eastern ... 
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09/26/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voluntary $50 Million Prepayment on Term Loan
Company Achieves $220 Million of Term Loan Prepayments in Fiscal 2011 MADISON, Wis., Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced a voluntary prepayment of $50 million to reduce its Senior Secured Term Loan to $525 million at fiscal 2011 year-end on September 30, 2011. The Company has made a total of $220 million of voluntary prepayments on its orig... 
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09/15/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Signs Two-Year Contract to Supply VARTA(R) and Rayovac(R) Brand Batteries to Carrefour Group in Europe and Latin America
MADISON, Wis. & SULZBACH, Germany, Sep 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it has signed a two-year contract for 2011-2012 with Carrefour Group, the world's second largest retailer, under which Spectrum will supply its branded alkaline and zinc batteries, as well as rechargeable chargers and accumulators, under the VARTA(R) ... 
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08/28/2011Spectrum Brands Reaffirms King of Shaves North American Distribution Agreement and Announces Launch of Remington(R) King of Shave Azor(R) 5 Product Line
MADISON, Wis., Aug 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, today responded to weekend press reports and stated that the Company had not offered to acquire King of Shaves Company Ltd., a UK company with whom Spectrum has a multi-year distribution agreement through its Remington(R) North America personal care division. Spectrum Brands announced ... 
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08/24/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voluntary $40 Million Prepayment on Term Loan
Company on Track for Cumulative Debt Reduction of at Least $200 Million in Fiscal 2011 MADISON, Wis., Aug 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) today announced a voluntary prepayment of $40 million to reduce its Senior Secured Term Loan to $577 million in the Company's ongoing program to rapidly pay down debt and significantly strengthen its balance sheet. The Company previously made voluntary prepayments of $50 million in ... 
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08/11/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Improved Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2011, Reiterates Full-Year Guidance for Financial Growth
MADISON, Wis., Aug 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB): Net sales of $805 million grew 23 percent versus fiscal 2010; 2 percent net sales growth including the Russell Hobbs businesses in last year's fiscal third quarter Company reports increased adjusted EBITDA in third quarter of fiscal 2011 Company confirms fiscal 2011 outlook for net sales growth of 1.5-2.5 percent, and reiterates expectations for... 
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07/27/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voluntary $40 Million Prepayment on Term Loan
Company on Track for Cumulative Debt Reduction of at Least $200 Million in Fiscal 2011 MADISON, Wis., Jul 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Executing on its program to rapidly pay down debt and significantly strengthen its balance sheet, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) today announced a voluntary prepayment of $40 million to reduce its Senior Secured Term Loan to $617 million. The Company made voluntary prepayments of $50 million in November 2010, $20 million in December 2010 and $20 m... 
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07/21/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2011 Third-Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on August 11
MADISON, Wis., Jul 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will release its fiscal 2011 third-quarter financial results for the period ended July 3, 2011 before the markets open on Thursday, August 11. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on August 11 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Ti... 
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07/19/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Extension of Black & Decker Trademark License Agreement Through 2015
MADISON, Wis., Jul 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Russell Hobbs division has extended its trademark license agreement for the Black & Decker brand through December 31, 2015 with Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK). Russell Hobbs licenses the Black & Decker brand in North America, Latin America (excluding Brazil) and the Caribbean for four core catego... 
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07/15/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
MADISON, Wis., Jul 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) (the "Company"), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced that it has priced its previously-announced underwritten public offering of 1,000,000 shares of its common stock offered by the Company and 5,495,489 shares of the Company's common stock held by Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. (the "Selling Stockholder"), at a public offering price of $28.00 per sha... 
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07/11/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Reconfirms Fiscal 2011 Adjusted EBITDA and Free Cash Flow Guidance
MADISON, Wis., Jul 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today reiterated its fiscal 2011 expectations to deliver an increase in adjusted EBITDA to between $455 million and $465 million with free cash flow improving to between $155 million and $165 million. The Company said it remained on track to deliver a cumulative debt reduction on its original $750 million Senior Secured Term Loan of at least $2... 
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07/06/2011Omar Asali Appointed as Director of Spectrum Brands Holdings
MADISON, Wis., Jul 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that Omar Asali has been appointed as a director and member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee by the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Asali replaces Robin Roger, who resigned as a director and member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Compan... 
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06/28/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Files S-3 Registration Statement for Public Offering of 1.0 Million Shares of Common Stock and 5.5 Million Shares of its Common Stock Held by Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I
MADISON, Wis., Jun 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB, "the Company") today filed a Form S-3 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under which 1,000,000 shares of its common stock and 5,495,489 shares of the Company's common stock held by Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. (the "Selling Stockholder") will be offered to the public. Spectrum Brands Holdings and the Sel... 
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06/02/2011Spectracide® Brand and Park Pride Launch Urban Makeover in Atlanta, Spink Collins Park Receives Enhancements
Leading company in outdoor insect & weed control unveils revitalized local park SAINT LOUIS, MO and ATLANTA, GA (June 2, 2011) – Park Pride of Atlanta proudly announces to the unveiling of the revitalized Spink Collins Park, thanks to the help of Spectracide brand, a leader in outdoor insect and weed control products. Representatives from Park Pride and Spectracide brand gathered on May 26 for the treatment phase of Spink Collins Park, which was adopted by the Home Depot in 2009. A team o... 
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05/31/2011Five-City Bed Bug Education Tour Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend in NYC
Entomologist and human-sized Hot Shot(R) Bed Bug Character to travel across country to educate consumers ST. LOUIS, May 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --With bed bug infestations in the U.S. on the rise, entomologist Timothy J. Gibb, PhD, director of the Insect Diagnostic Lab for the Department of Entomology at Purdue University, says it's important to be wary of bed bugs that could be moving into your home or workplace this summer via suitcases, backpa... 
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05/25/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voluntary $20 Million Prepayment on Term Loan
Target Remains Cumulative Debt Reduction of at Least $200 Million in Fiscal 2011 MADISON, Wis., May 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In its ongoing program to rapidly pay down debt and significantly strengthen its balance sheet, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today a voluntary prepayment of $20 million to reduce its senior secured Term Loan to $658 million. The Company made voluntary prepayments of $50 million in November 2010 and $... 
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05/11/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Fiscal 2011 Second-Quarter Results, Confirms Full-Year Guidance for Financial Growth, and Increases Cost Synergies Target
MADISON, Wis., May 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB): Company reports increased adjusted EBITDA in second fiscal quarter of 2011 Net sales of $694 million grew 30.3 percent versus fiscal 2010; 1 percent net sales growth including the Russell Hobbs businesses in last year's fiscal second quarter Company reaffirms fiscal 2011 expectations for net sales growth of 3-4 percent, and increases in adjusted EBITDA to $455-$465 million and free cash flow to ... 
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05/10/2011George Foreman Brand Announces New Fat-Reduction Claim, Recipe Contest and National Partnership
Independent testing reveals the George Foreman Grill removes up to 42 percent of fat* from burgers Miramar, Fla., May 10, 2011 – As the creator of the contact grill, the George Foreman brand has spent nearly two decades dedicated to providing practical solutions that help people Knock Out the Fat™. Today, the indoor grill category leader reveals just how much. Results of independent testing show that the George Foreman Grill removes up to 42 percent of fat from quarter-pound burgers made with 8... 
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05/03/2011Spectrum Brands' Rayovac(R) Division Crowned by Prestigious Queen's Award
Rayovac(R) Honored by the Queen of England, Receiving Innovation Award MADISON, Wis., May 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that its Rayovac(R) global battery division, which is the world's number-one selling hearing aid battery manufacturer, has officially been recognized by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Rayovac(R), the wor... 
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05/02/2011Home & Garden Division of Spectrum Brands Holdings Earns Walmart Recognition for Second Consecutive Year
MADISON, Wis., May 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --United Industries Corporation, the Home & Garden division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), has been named the 2011 Outdoor Living Supplier of the Year by Walmart. Walmart recognized United Industries for its exceptional sales and profit growth in the line of home and garden products it provides to Walmart stores nationwide. Walmart also recognized United Industries as an industry leader i... 
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04/25/2011Spectrum Brands Completes Amendment of $300 Million ABL Revolver at Lower Interest Rates
MADISON, Wis., Apr 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. ("SBH") (NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. ("SBI", and, together with SBH, the "Company") today announced they have completed the amendment of SBI's existing $300 million Senior Secured, asset-based revolving credit facility (the "ABL Revolver") at lower interest rates and extended maturity, indicative of improved credit market conditions as well as the Company's strong perform... 
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04/20/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2011 Second-Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on May 11
MADISON, Wis., Apr 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will release its fiscal 2011 second-quarter financial results for the period ended April 3, 2011 before the markets open on Wednesday, May 11. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on May 11 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time)... 
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03/02/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voting Results for Proposals at 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
MADISON, Wis., Mar 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced the voting results for the six proposals at its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held in New York City on March 1, 2011. At the Annual Meeting, and as recommended by the Board of Directors, stockholders: elected four Class I directors - Kenneth C. Ambrecht, Eugene I. Davis, David R. Lumley and Robin Roger - to the Boa... 
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02/25/2011Spectrum Brands Opens New Walmart Support Center in Bentonville, Arkansas
Dedicated Satellite Support Center Furthers Company's Commitment to Walmart and Local Community Local Boys & Girls Club Benefits from Grand Opening Celebration MADISON, Wis., Feb 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands is furthering its commitment to Walmart and the Bentonville, Arkansas community with the opening of a dedicated support center in downtown Bentonville. In addition to opening a satellite facility, the Company is committed to making a loca... 
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02/18/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Comments on Recent Market Activity in Its Common Stock
MADISON, Wis., Feb 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today commented on the significant increase in the Company's common stock trading volume yesterday. The Company said it understood that the unusually heavy trading volume in its common stock was due to a significant block trade. Avenue Capital Management II, L.P. and related parties have disclosed that they s... 
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02/10/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Record Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2011
MADISON, Wis., Feb 10, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB): Company achieved record quarterly net sales and adjusted EBITDA in first fiscal quarter of 2011 Net sales of $861 million grew 45.5 percent versus fiscal 2010; 2.4 percent net sales growth including the Russell Hobbs businesses in last year's fiscal first quarter and 4.1 percent excluding negative foreign exchange impact Company reaffirms fiscal... 
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02/07/2011Nathan Fagre Joins Spectrum Brands Holdings as General Counsel
MADISON, Wis., Feb 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that Nathan E. Fagre has joined the Company as General Counsel and Secretary, reporting to Dave Lumley, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Fagre replaces John T. Wilson, who elected not to move to Madison, Wisconsin, where the Company has relocated its corporate headquarters. Mr. Fagre comes to Spectrum Brands after nearly 11 years ... 
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02/02/2011Spectrum Brands Completes Refinancing of $680 Million Senior Secured Term Loan at Lower Interest Rate
MADISON, Wis., Feb 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. ("SBH")(NYSE: SPB) and Spectrum Brands, Inc. ("SBI", and, together with SBH, the "Company") announced today they have completed the refinancing of SBI's existing $680 million Senior Secured Term Loan at a lower interest rate, reflecting improved credit market conditions and the Company's strong performance and favorable outlook. The new SBI $680 million Senior Secured Term Lo... 
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01/25/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2011 First-Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on February 10
MADISON, Wis., Jan 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a diversified and global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will release its fiscal 2011 first-quarter financial results for the period ended January 2, 2011 before the markets open on Thursday, February 10. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on February 10 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time) to be hosted by Dave Lumley, Ch... 
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01/20/2011Carita Twinem Joins Spectrum Brands Holdings as Vice President, Tax
MADISON, Wis., Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that Carita R. Twinem has joined the Company as Vice President, Tax. She reports to Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Twinem will have oversight responsibility for all global tax matters. This includes tax strategy and planning, income tax compliance and ... 
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01/18/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Plan to Refinance Existing $680 Million Senior Secured Term Loan
MADISON, Wis., Jan 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) today announced its intention to refinance its existing $680 million Senior Secured Term Loan, maturing in June 2016, with a new term loan facility. Spectrum Brands anticipates the process will be completed by the end of January. After completion of the proposed refinancing, the Company expects to have a new term loan facility at a lower interest rate. The Company has ... 
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01/05/2011Spectrum Brands Holdings to Present at CJS Securities 11th Annual "New Ideas for the New Year" Conference on January 12
MADISON, Wis., Jan 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that it will participate in the CJS Securities 11th annual "New Ideas for the New Year" investor conference on Wednesday, January 12 in New York City. The Spectrum Brands presentation will be delivered by Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The presentati... 
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12/20/2010Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Voluntary $20 Million Prepayment on Term Loan
Target is Cumulative Debt Reduction of at Least $200 Million in Fiscal 2011 MADISON, Wis., Dec 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Continuing its aggressive program to delever and significantly strengthen its balance sheet, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today it has made a voluntary prepayment of $20 million to reduce its senior secured Term Loan to $680 million. The move closely follows the Company's initial voluntary prepayment of $50 mi... 
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12/09/2010Spectrum Brands Holdings Sets Date for 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
MADISON, Wis., Dec 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at a location to be determined in New York, New York on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, beginning at approximately 8:00 a.m. EST, or such earlier start time as the Company may announce in its definitive proxy materials. The record date for the meeting will be announced in the Company's definitive proxy materi... 
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12/06/2010Spectrum Brands Holdings Announces Fiscal 2010 Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter Financial Results, and $50 Million Prepayment on Term Loan
MADISON, Wis., Dec 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB): Company delivers fiscal 2010 increased adjusted EBITDA and net sales in line with previous guidance Net sales of $2.6 billion in fiscal 2010 grow 15.1 percent versus fiscal 2009; 3.4 percent growth on sales of $3.1 billion in fiscal 2010 including the Russell Hobbs businesses for both fiscal years Strong liquidity position at fiscal 2010 year-end with $1... 
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11/16/2010Spectrum Brands to Report Fiscal 2010 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on December 6
MADISON, Wis., Nov 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, today announced that it will release its fiscal 2010 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results for the period ended September 30, 2010 after the markets close on Monday, December 6. Spectrum Brands will conduct a conference call and webcast on Monday, December 6 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.... 
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10/19/2010David Prichard Joins Spectrum Brands Holdings as Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
MADISON, Wis., Oct 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that David A. Prichard has joined the Company as Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. He reports to Tony Genito, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prichard is responsible for investor and shareholder relations, executive communications, e... 
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08/17/2010Spectrum Brands Announces Growth in Sales for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2010
Consolidated Revenues Up 10.9 Percent Strong Home & Garden Season Provides Double Digit Top Line Growth Remington's Shaving & Grooming Revenues Are Up 23 Percent Continued Positive Momentum at Rayovac and VARTA Battery Labels MADISON, Wis., Aug 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "Spectrum") (NYSE: SPB) today announced its financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2010. Consolida... 
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08/10/2010Spectrum Brands to Webcast Fiscal 2010 Third Quarter Earnings Results
MADISON, Wis., Aug 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) today announced it will report its 2010 fiscal third quarter earnings results on Tuesday, August 17, 2010, before the market opens. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am EDT on Tuesday, August 17, 2010. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.s... 
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07/27/2010Spectrum Brands Holds Analyst Day
MADISON, Wis., Jul 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) is hosting a group of equity sell-side analysts today at its corporate headquarters in Madison, WI. The day will highlight the vision and operations of the company and its business units through a series of presentations given by members of the senior management team. Dave Lumley, Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands, will address the Company's strategy, div... 
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07/22/2010Spectrum Brands to Host Analyst Day on July 27, 2010
MADISON, Wis., Jul 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) today announced that it will host an Analyst Day on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. The event will be held at the Company's Madison, WI headquarters. Presentations by Spectrum Brands' senior management team will provide a detailed overview of the Company's operations and are scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the Company's Analyst Day present... 
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06/28/2010Spectrum Brands Announces Addition to the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 Indexes
MADISON, Wis., Jun 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE: SPB), a $3 billion global consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today that the company has been added to the broad-market Russell 3000(R) Index as part of Russell Investments' annual reconstitution of its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes, which was completed after the market closed on Friday June 25, 2010. The Russel... 
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06/16/2010Spectrum Brands Adds Russell Hobbs' Portfolio of Small Appliance Brands to its Portfolio
MADISON, Wis., Jun 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced today that it has completed the combination of Spectrum Brands, Inc. with Russell Hobbs Inc., pursuant to the previously announced agreement and Plan of Merger dated February 9, 2010. "I'm very pleased that we have successfully completed the transaction to add Russell Hobbs' well-respected family of small appliance brands, including such notable names as Black & Decker, George Foreman, Littermaid... 
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06/11/2010Spectrum Brands' Shareholders Approve Transaction With Russell Hobbs
Transaction Expected to Close June 16, 2010 MADISON, Wis., Jun 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) (the "Company") announced today that shareholders holding 96.38 percent of the Company's total outstanding shares, including 93.84 percent of the Company's shares held by shareholders other than its largest holder, Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and its affiliates, have voted to adopt the previously ... 
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06/01/2010Spectrum Brands Announces Proposed Offering of $500 Million of Senior Secured Notes
MADISON, Wis., Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), in connection with its proposed merger with Russell Hobbs to create a new global $3 billion consumer products company, announced today its intention to offer $500 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be guaranteed by Spectrum Brands' existing and future domestic restricted subsidiaries and secured by liens on ... 
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05/10/2010Spectrum Brands Schedules Special Shareholder Meeting for June 11 to Vote on the Proposed Merger with Russell Hobbs; Transaction Expected to Close in June
MADISON, Wisc., May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands (NYSE:SPB) ("Spectrum," Spectrum Brands" or the "Company") announced today that a special meeting of shareholders will be held Friday, June 11, 2010, to vote on the adoption of the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of February 9, 2010, as amended, by and among Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. ("SB Holdings"), Battery Merger Corp., Grill Merger Corp., Spectrum Brands and Russell Hobbs, Inc. ... 
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05/05/2010Spectrum Brands Announces Solid Year-over-Year Increases in Sales and Adjusted EBITDA for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2010
MADISON, Wis., May 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands (the "Company") (NYSE: SPB) today announced strong financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2010. Consolidated net sales were $532.6 million, up 5.8 percent over the second quarter of fiscal 2009. The Company recorded a GAAP net loss of $19.0 million compared with a net loss of $60.4 million for the same period of fiscal 2009. Consolidated adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP measurement of ... 
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04/28/2010Spectrum Brands to Webcast Fiscal 2010 Second Quarter Earnings Results
MADISON, Wis., Apr 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) today announced it will report its 2010 fiscal second quarter earnings results on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, before the market opens. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am EDT on Wednesday, May 5, 2010. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.spectrumbrand... 
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04/15/2010Spectrum Brands Names David Lumley CEO as Kent Hussey Retires
ATLANTA, Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPB) (the "Company") announced today that after leading the Company's successful operational and financial restructuring initiatives to return the Company to profitability Kent Hussey is retiring as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hussey will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board through the close of the Company's transaction with Russell Hobbs, Inc. when a successor will be named. As previou... 
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04/12/2010Spectrum Brands Announces End of 'Go-Shop' Period; Russell Hobbs Transaction Remains on Track to Close in Summer 2010
ATLANTA, Apr 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) (the "Company") announced today that the period during which the Company can solicit alternative proposals to its proposed combination with Russell Hobbs, Inc. has now expired. The Company continues to expect the Russell Hobbs transaction to be completed this summer, adding the Russell Hobbs' portfolio of market-leading brands such as Black & Decker(R), George Foreman(R), ... 
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03/18/2010Spectrum Brands Shares Begin Trading on the NYSE under the Symbol "SPB"
ATLANTA, Mar 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPB) today announced that its common stock has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the ticker symbol "SPB". To commemorate the listing of its shares on the NYSE, members of Spectrum Brands' senior management team today rang the Opening Bell at the NYSE. "The opening of trading of our common stock on the NYSE is an important symbol of the considerable progress Spectrum ... 
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03/15/2010Spectrum Brands' Shares to Begin Trading on the NYSE
ATLANTA, Mar 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of widely trusted brands, today announced that it will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), which will begin trading under the new ticker symbol "SPB" on March 18, 2010. Company shares have been trading as "SPEB" on the OTC Bulletin Board since September 2009, following the Company's successful completion of a financial... 
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03/10/2010Spectrum Brands Announces Successful Completion of Consent Solicitation
ATLANTA, Mar 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (OTC Bulletin Board: SPEB) (the "Company" or "Spectrum Brands") today announced the successful completion of the consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") relating to its 12% Senior Subordinated Toggle Notes Due 2019 (the "Notes") (CUSIP: 84762LAE5). Launched on March 1, 2010, the purpose of the Consent Solicitation was to obtain the necessary consent to amend certain definitions and ... 
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03/02/2010Spectrum Brands Announces Amendments to Merger and Support Agreements
Company enters letter agreement intended to improve liquidity of stockGo shop period to seek alternative proposals extended by 15 daysATLANTA, Mar 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (OTC Bulletin Board: SPEB) (the "Company" or "Spectrum") today announced it has entered into a letter agreement with Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and two of its affiliates (the "Harbinger Parties") amending the support agreement that was previously entered in... 
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03/01/2010Spectrum Brands Announces Consent Solicitation
ATLANTA, Mar 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (OTC Bulletin Board: SPEB) (the "Company" or "Spectrum Brands") today announced that it is soliciting consents from the holders of its 12% Senior Subordinated Toggle Notes Due 2019 (the "Notes") (CUSIP: 84762LAE5). The Company is seeking consents (the "Consent Solicitation") to proposed amendments to certain definitions and covenants in the indenture, dated August 28, 2009 (the "Indenture"), ... 
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02/09/2010Spectrum Brands Adds Russell Hobbs to Its Portfolio to Create a $3 Billion Global Consumer Products Company
Combination will create a larger global consumer product company with a new home appliance reporting segment, a strong balance sheet, significant synergies and enhanced growth opportunities Improved capital structure with lower leverage, lower cost of combined debt, extended maturities and enhanced liquidity Combined portfolio includes widely respected brands such as Remington, Rayovac, VARTA, Hot Shot, Cutter, Repel, Spectracide, Black & Decker, George Foreman, Russell Hobbs, LitterMaid, Toastm... 
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02/09/2010Spectrum Brands Announces a Strong Start to Fiscal 2010
ATLANTA, Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (the "Company") (OTC: SPEB) today announced strong financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2010. Consolidated net sales were $591.9 million, up 7.9 percent over the first quarter of fiscal 2009. Including an adjustment related to the Company's adoption of fresh-start reporting as well as restructuring and related charges, professional fees and other items, the Company recorded a GAAP net lo... 
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02/05/2010Spectrum Brands to Webcast Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Earnings Results
ATLANTA, Feb 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (OTC: SPEB) today announced it will report its 2010 fiscal first quarter earnings results on Monday, February 8, 2010, after the market closes. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 8:30 am EST on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.spectrumbrands.com. A webcast replay will be available... 
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01/04/2010Spectrum Brands to Webcast Investor Update and Discussion of Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Results
ATLANTA, Jan 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As previously announced in a press release dated December 30, 2009, Spectrum Brands, Inc. (OTCBB:SPEB) will webcast an investor update and discussion of its fiscal year 2009 financial results on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 4:00 pm EST. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.spectrumbrands.com. A webcast replay will be available through January 20, 2010. About Spectr... 
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12/30/2009Spectrum Brands Announces Strong Fiscal 2009 Results; Investor Call Planned for January 6, 2010
ATLANTA, Dec 30, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (the "Company") (OTC: SPEB) yesterday afternoon filed its Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and announced its fiscal 2009 fourth quarter and full year results. "2009 was a watershed year for Spectrum Brands," said Kent Hussey, CEO of Spectrum Brands. "We successfully completed a major financial restructuring in which we elimina... 
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08/31/2009Spectrum Brands Announces New Ticker Symbol; New Stock to Begin Trading on September 1, 2009
ATLANTA, GA, Aug 31, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Spectrum Brands announced today that the company has received notification from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") that its newly issued shares will be quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board and the Pink Sheet Electronic Quotation Service effective September 1, 2009 under the ticker "SPEB" once the distribution of shares has been completed. Spectrum Brands exited from bankruptcy protection on August 28, 2009 and is distribu... 
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08/28/2009Spectrum Brands Exits Chapter 11 With a Stronger Balance Sheet and Positive Momentum in Many of Its Largest Brands
-- Company eliminates $840 million of subordinated debt and exits with substantially improved capital structure -- Market share growth in many key product categories with improving adjusted EBITDA in businesses -- All suppliers to be paid in full Spectrum Brands, Inc. today announced that it has emerged from bankruptcy. The Company and its domestic subsidiaries officially concluded their Chapter 11 reorganization today after meeting all closing conditions to the Compan... 
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08/07/2009Spectrum Brands Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results
ATLANTA, GA, Aug 07, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Spectrum Brands (the "Company") today reported its results of operations and filed its Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the quarter ended June 28, 2009, which is the Company's third quarter of fiscal 2009. The Company's consolidated net sales for the third quarter were $589.4 million as compared to $638.8 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2008. Reported net sales exclude the Company's growing products divi... 
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06/25/2009Spectrum Brands Receives Court Approval of its Plan of Reorganization
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2009-- Spectrum Brands today announced that the Honorable Judge King of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, has approved the company’s Plan of Reorganization and will enter a confirmation order upon submission. Following entry of the confirmation order, the plan will become effective -— and the company will exit bankruptcy protection -— as soon as all closing conditions... 
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06/24/2009Spectrum Brands Reaches Settlement with Senior Term Lenders, Resolving Their Objection to Plan of Reorganization
ATLANTA, Jun 24, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands today announced that it has reached agreement with the agent acting for the senior term lenders as to the terms of a settlement that would revise the terms of its senior term credit facility and resolve the senior term lenders' objection to Spectrum Brands' proposed Plan of Reorganization. The settlement remains subject to definitive documentation and is contingent upon bankruptcy court approval. A c... 
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06/16/2009Spectrum Brands Receives Commitment of up to $242 Million in Exit Financing
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2009-- Spectrum Brands today announced that it has received a commitment for up to $242 million in exit financing from General Electric Capital Corporation. This credit facility, which will be secured by the Company’s and its U.S. subsidiaries' current assets, would replace the Company's current $235 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) credit facility on the effective date of a Plan of Reorganization. The fina... 
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06/01/2009Spectrum Brands Receives Strong Noteholder Support for Plan of Reorganization
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2009-- Spectrum Brands today announced that unofficial results of the vote on the company's Plan of Reorganization demonstrate the strong support of its public noteholders for the Plan, who comprise the only class of claims designated as impaired under the Plan. More than 90 percent in number of noteholders voting, who also represent more than 90 percent of the principal amount of notes voted, cast ballots in favor o... 
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05/05/2009Spectrum Brands Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 5, 2009-- Spectrum Brands (the "Company") (PINK SHEETS: SPCB) announced today consolidated net sales of $503.3 million for the second quarter ended March 29, 2009 as compared to $532.5 million for the second quarter ended March 30, 2008. Reported net sales exclude the Company’s growing products division, which is being accounted for as discontinued operations. Net sales excluding a $38.4 million negative impact of ... 
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04/15/2009Court Approves Spectrum Brands' Disclosure Statement
Company to Begin Solicitation of Approval for Plan of Reorganization Confirmation Hearing Scheduled for June 15th ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2009-- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, has approved the Disclosure Statement filed in connection with the Company’s proposed pre-negotiated Plan of Reorganization and has authorized the Company to begi... 
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03/05/2009Spectrum Brands Receives Final Court Approval for $235 Million DIP Facility
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2009-- Spectrum Brands today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, has granted final approval of its $235 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) credit facility, which provides the company with access to the full available amount of the facility as it seeks to implement a pre-negotiated restructuring of its debt. The Court had previously provided interim approva... 
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02/09/2009Spectrum Brands Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With strong top-line growth in its largest and most profitable business segment, Spectrum Brands (the "Company") announced today consolidated net sales of $564.2 million for the quarter ended December 28, 2008 as compared to $604.7 million for the first quarter of fiscal year 2008 after excluding the Canadian division of the Home and Garden business, which the Company sold in November 2007. Sales, excluding $34.8 mil... 
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02/06/2009Spectrum Brands Receives Court Authorization to Access New Financing Pursuant to a $235 Million DIP Facility as It Implements Pre-Negotiated Restructuring
Court Grants Approval For "First Day Motions" Requested By Company ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands (OTHER OTC: SPCB - News) today announced that it has received interim court approval to access new financing pursuant to a $235 million debtor-in-possession ("DIP") facility to satisfy customary obligations associated with its ongoing operations as it seeks to implement a pre-negotiated restructuring of its debt. Spectrum Brands also received interim or final court appro... 
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02/03/2009Spectrum Brands Reaches Agreement with Noteholders to Significantly Reduce Outstanding Debt
Company Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition to Implement Debt Restructuring All of the Companys Businesses in the U.S. and around the World Operating as Usual Plan Supported by Noteholders Representing Approximately 70% Face Value of the Outstanding Notes ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands (PINK SHEETS: SPCB - News) today announced that it has reached agreements with noteholders representing, in the aggregate, approximately 70% of the face value of its outstanding bonds, to pursue a... 
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12/19/2008Spectrum Brands To Trade Under New Ticker Symbol
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SPC) today announced that arrangements for the transition of trading of the Company's common stock from the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") to the OTC market have been completed. Trading on the NYSE and the Company's trading symbol "SPC" will be suspended as of the opening of the market on Monday, December 22, 2008. Effective at the opening of the market on Monday, Decemb... 
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12/03/2008Rayovac to Be Featured on "Factory Floor with Marshall Brain"
Rayovac Batteries' Fennimore, WI Production Plant Featured in Upcoming Episode of National Geographic Channel Show on Thursday, December 4th MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2008--Rayovac, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), will give consumers an inside look into the intricate engineering processes behind its quality alkaline batteries when a production plant in Fennimore, Wis. is featured in a new episode of a popular National Geographic C... 
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11/11/2008Spectrum Brands Reports Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (the “Company”) announced today fourth quarter net sales of $706.5 million and a net loss of $9.68 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. Excluding certain items which management believes are not indicative of the Company’s on-going normalized operations, the Company generated adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.06, a non-GAAP number. These excluded items, net of tax, i... 
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11/05/2008Spectrum Brands, Inc. Receives Notification about Non-Compliance with a Continued Listing Standard from the NYSE
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (the "Company") announced today that on November 4, 2008, it received written notice from the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") that the Company did not satisfy one of the NYSE's standards for continued listing applicable to the Company's common stock. The NYSE noted specifically that the Company was "below criteria" for the NYSE's continued listing standards because both its average total market capitalizati... 
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11/03/2008Spectrum Brands to Webcast 2008 Fourth Quarter Earnings Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced it will report its 2008 fiscal fourth quarter earnings results on Tuesday, November 11, 2008, after the closing of the New York Stock Exchange. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 4:30 pm EST. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.spectrumbrands.com. A webcast replay will be a... 
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10/24/2008Remington Products Joins Forces With Cindy Crawford to Support Together for Kids Hospitals
Company will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of its Smooth & Silky Shavers to the Charity MADISON, Wis., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Remington Products has joined forces with Cindy Crawford, the brand's spokesperson, to support Together for Kids hospitals, the national support network for children's hospitals. For a limited time - now through December 2008 - Remington will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of its Smooth... 
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09/15/2008Rayovac Batteries Enters Portable Power Pack in Department of Defense Wearable Power Prize Competition
New pack delivers convenient, lightweight portable power for U.S. foot soldiers MADISON, Wis., Sep 15, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rayovac announced today the successful development and testing of a wearable soldier power pack that will be entered in the Department of Defense's Wearable Power Prize Competition which begins September 22nd . The Million Dollar Wearable Power Prize is offered by the DOD in an effort to accelerate technology development that ca... 
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08/07/2008Spectrum Brands Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: SPC) announced today third quarter net sales of $729.6 million and a net loss of $5.58 per share for the quarter ended June 29, 2008. Excluding certain items which management believes are not indicative of the Company's on-going normalized operations, the Company generated adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.06, a non-GAAP number. These excluded items, net of tax, include: Goodwill and trade nam... 
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07/28/2008Spectrum Brands Refutes Claims Made By Energizer
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) ("Spectrum") responded today to a patent infringement lawsuit initiated by Energizer Holdings, Inc. and Eveready Battery Co., Inc. ("Energizer") in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. Spectrum strongly refutes the claims made by Energizer, which allege that Rayovac's new Rayovac(R) Lithium(R) batteries, which compete with Energizer(R) e2(R) Lithium(R) batteries, infringe two of Energi... 
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07/23/2008Spectrum Brands to Webcast 2008 Third Quarter Earnings Results
ATLANTA, Jul 23, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced it will report its 2008 fiscal third quarter earnings results on Thursday, August 7, 2008, after the closing of the New York Stock Exchange. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 5:00 pm EDT. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.spectrumbrands.com. A webcast replay will be availabl... 
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07/14/2008Spectrum Brands and Salton Inc. Terminate Sale Agreement
Global Pet Supply Business to Remain in Spectrum's Portfolio ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (the Company) announced today that it and Salton Inc. and Salton's wholly owned subsidiary, Applica Pet Products LLC, have mutually agreed to terminate the definitive agreement for the sale of the Company's global pet supply business. "Despite our desire and diligent efforts to complete this transaction upon the negotiated terms, we have been ... 
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06/30/2008Spectrum Brands Provides Update on Sale of its Global Pet Supply Business
ATLANTA, Jun 30, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC)(the Company) announced today that it has not been successful in its attempt to secure the consent of its senior lenders necessary to complete the previously announced sale of its global pet supply business. On May 21, 2008 the Company announced that it had signed a definitive purchase agreement with Salton, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Applica Pet Products LLC, for the sale of the Company's global pet busi... 
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05/21/2008Spectrum Brands Announces the Sale of its Global Pet Supply Business; Proceeds to be Used for Debt Reduction
ATLANTA, May 21, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (the "Company") (NYSE: SPC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Salton Inc. ("Salton") and its wholly owned subsidiary, Applica Pet Products LLC, for the sale of its Global Pet Business for $692.5 million in cash and an aggregate principal amount of the Company's subordinated debt securities equal to $222.5 million less an amount equal to accrued and unpaid interest on such subordinated debt securities sinc... 
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05/06/2008Spectrum Brands Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (the Company) announced today second quarter net sales of $647.1 million and a net loss of $2.19 per share for the quarter ended March 30, 2008. Excluding certain items which management believes are not indicative of the Company's on-going normalized operations, the Company generated an adjusted net loss per share of $0.14 on a fully diluted basis, a non-GAAP number. These items, net of tax, include: A catch up... 
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04/10/2008Spectrum Brands to Webcast 2008 Second Quarter Earnings Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced it will report its 2008 fiscal second quarter earnings results on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 8:30 am EDT. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.spectrumbrands.com. A webcast replay will be avai... 
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04/07/2008New Remington® ShortCut Clipper First Product Designed For Men to Cut Their Own Hair
World's First Curved Cutting System Allows Men an Easy, Even, Error-Free Cut in the Comfort of Their Own Home MADISON, Wis., Apr 07, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With fashion and style constantly changing, one thing is sure to remain a constant for men when it comes to their hair - short and simple is sexy. With guys like soccer star David Beckham and music maven Justin Timberlake sporting the short look, guys everywhere are following their lead and getting a "buzz." Now, Remington Products is... 
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03/19/2008Spectrum Brands to Hold 2008 Annual Shareholders' Meeting
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 19, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc., (NYSE: SPC) announced today that it will hold its annual shareholders' meeting on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. ET at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, located at 7 Concourse Parkway in Atlanta, GA. Shareholders of record as of March 15, 2008 will be entitled to vote at the meeting. A detailed description of matters to be discussed at the meeting will be included in a proxy statement to be filed with the Securit... 
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03/18/2008Spectrum Brands to Increase Workforce at Rayovac Plant in Fennimore, WI
Initiative Expected to Create Approximately 50 Jobs MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 18, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc., (SPC: NYSE) today announced that the Company is increasing its workforce at the Rayovac manufacturing facility located in Fennimore, Wisconsin. The new jobs, which will include both salaried and hourly positions, are expected to increase the total number of employees at the Rayovac facility to approximately 250, from approximately 200 employees currently, by... 
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02/07/2008Spectrum Brands Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced today first quarter net sales from continuing operations of $560.5 million and a net loss of $0.85 per share for the quarter ended December 30, 2007. Excluding certain items which management believes are not indicative of the company's on-going normalized operations, the company generated adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.06. These items include: -- a loss from discontinued operations, n... 
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01/18/2008Spectrum Brands to Webcast 2008 First Quarter Earnings Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2008--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced it will report its 2008 fiscal first quarter earnings results on Thursday, February 7, 2008, before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The press release will be followed by a conference call and webcast at 8:30 am ET. To listen to the webcast, please visit the Investor Relations homepage on the company's website, which can be accessed at www.spectrumbrands.com. A webcast replay will be a... 
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11/27/2007Rayovac ''Doing the Most Good(TM)'' By Keeping the Bell Ringing for The Salvation Army
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2007--This holiday season Rayovac Batteries, the brand that delivers "more power for your money" is putting some power behind The Salvation Army and its annual Red Kettle fundraising program, which benefits American individuals and families in need. Rayovac is focusing on several initiatives designed to drive increased awareness of the Red Kettle program and bring special attention to the plight of needy families. These efforts include: ... 
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11/08/2007Spectrum Brands Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2007 Financial Results
Q4 Net Sales Increase 13 Percent EBITDA Exceeds Previous Guidance ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) announced fourth quarter net sales of $548.2 million and a net loss of $6.60 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2007. Excluding certain items which management believes are not indicative of the company's on-going normalized operations, the company generated diluted earnings per share of $0.23. These items inc... 
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11/02/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Earnings Call Time Change
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) plans to report its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2007 financial results on Thursday, November 8, 2007, at approximately 7 a.m. ET. The press release will be followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. Please note that this call will be held at a different time than that originally scheduled, due to a conflict with another consumer product company's earnings call. Participants may join the Spectrum Bran... 
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11/01/2007Spectrum Brands Completes Sale of Canadian Home & Garden Division
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2007--Spectrum Brands (NYSE:SPC) today announced that it has completed the sale of the Canadian division of its Home & Garden business segment, which operates under the name Nu-Gro. Net proceeds from the sale will be utilized to reduce Spectrum Brands' outstanding debt balance. The company currently estimates that its FY 2008 peak seasonal borrowing needs will be reduced by approximately $45 million as a result of cash proceeds from the transactio... 
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10/18/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Earnings Release and Conference Call Information
ATLANTA, Oct 18, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) announced today it will report its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2007 financial results on Thursday, November 8, 2007, prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The press release will be followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, hosted by Chief Executive Officer Kent Hussey and Chief Financial Officer Tony Genito. Participants may join the conference call by dialing (800) 592-7713 (dom... 
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10/17/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Postponement of Strategic Asset Sale
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) announced today that it is postponing its previously announced strategic asset sale process due to recent challenging conditions in the credit markets. Spectrum Brands Chief Executive Officer Kent Hussey said, "We are still committed to reducing outstanding indebtedness and leverage through the sale of assets. We believe that postponing the auction process until such time as the credit markets improve will allow... 
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10/03/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Management Promotions
Amy Yoder Named President, United Industries; Anthony Genito Named EVP and CFO ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced Amy J. Yoder will assume the title of President, United Industries, effective immediately. In addition, the company named Anthony L. Genito to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Both Ms. Yoder and Mr. Genito will continue their current reporting relationship to Chief Executive Off... 
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10/01/2007Spectrum Brands Closes $225 Million Asset-Based Revolving Credit Facility
ATLANTA, Oct 01, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced today that it has successfully closed a $225 million asset-based revolving credit facility with Goldman Sachs Credit Partners L.P. and Wachovia Bank, National Association. This revolving credit facility, un-drawn at closing, is available to finance seasonal working capital and other general corporate needs. Borrowings against the facility will bear an interest rate of 225 basis points over LIBOR or 125 bas... 
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09/28/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Canadian Home & Garden Division
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 28, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the Canadian division of its Home & Garden business segment, which operates under the name Nu-Gro, to a new company formed by RoyCap Merchant Banking Group and Clarke Inc. (TSX:CKI). This division is a leading supplier in the Canadian Home & Garden industry, with FY 2006 sales of approximately $100 million across a broad range of product categor... 
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08/30/2007Remington on the Lookout for the Nation's Best (and Worst) Pick-up Lines
In support of the launch of new young men's shaver CODE, company kicks off GetTheCode.com where consumers can vote on entries and submit their ownMADISON, Wis., Aug 30, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Every guy has that one special line they know will catch them the attention of the opposite sex. But are they suave enough to know if that attention will result in winning her over or winning a hard slap in the face? To introduce its new CODE shaver, Remington is conducting a nationwide search to find ... 
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08/20/2007John D. Bowlin Appointed Chairman of the Board at Spectrum Brands
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) today announced the appointment of John D. Bowlin as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Bowlin replaces David A. Jones, who is resigning his position as a director after serving as Chairman of the Board since 1996, and as Chief Executive Officer from 1996 until May 23, 2007. Mr. Bowlin has been a director of Spectrum Brands since May 2004 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governanc... 
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08/07/2007Spectrum Brands Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc.,(NYSE:SPC) a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced third quarter net sales of $442.0 million and a net loss of $0.15 per share for the quarter ended July 1, 2007. Excluding certain items which management believes are not indicative of the company's on-going normalized operations, the company generated a diluted loss per share of $0.16. These items include: pretax... 
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08/01/2007Spectrum Brands Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call Announcement
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) announced today it will hold a call to report its third quarter 2007 financial results at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 7, hosted by Chief Executive Officer Kent Hussey and Chief Financial Officer Tony Genito. Interested parties can access a live webcast of the call at http://www.spectrumbrands.com or dial in at (800) 592-7713 or (706) 679-4191 (international). A webcast replay will be available on the company... 
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07/25/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Retirement of Global Operations Executive
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2007--(SPC: NYSE) - Spectrum Brands, Inc. disclosed today that Kenneth V. Biller, President of Global Operations, has announced his retirement from the company effective September 30, 2007. Biller's responsibilities will be assumed by other members of Spectrum's senior management team. "Ken is completing a distinguished 35 year career with Spectrum Brands during which he was integral to the company's growth from a locally owned Midwestern battery... 
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07/23/2007Spectrum Brands Provides Additional Financial Information
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) provided further information today regarding current expectations for fiscal 2007 financial results. The company reported that cash on hand at the close of the quarter ending June 30, 2007 was in excess of $175 million and that it expects to generate total operating cash flow of between $120 and $140 million during the six month period ending September 30, 2007. The expected cash flow number differs from the co... 
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07/12/2007Spectrum Brands Updates FY07 Financial Projections
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 12, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced today it anticipates that full year 2007 sales and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) will be lower than previously anticipated. Preliminary results for the recently completed fiscal third quarter and projections for the fiscal fourth quarter suggest that the company will generate full year 2007 net sales of approximately $2,634 million and EBITDA of between $260 and... 
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06/29/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Management Changes
ATLANTA, Jun 29, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced a number of senior management changes in the Global Batteries & Personal Care business and at the corporate level as part of a previously announced operational realignment. "The changes we announced today are designed to streamline, simplify and de-layer the corporate structure and focus management on the operation of our business units," said Spectrum Brands' Chief Executive Officer Kent Hussey. "Th... 
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06/27/2007Remington(R) Introduces the World's Cleanest Shave with CleanXchange(TM)
New Electric Shaver with Disposable Head and Nanosilver-coated foils means no mess in the sink and less irritation and redness on the faceMADISON, Wis., Jun 27, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Remington, a leader in men's shaving and grooming innovations, is bringing men their cleanest shave ever with the introduction of the new Remington CleanXchange - the first-ever electric shaver to feature a disposable head and Nanosilver technology. The fully disposable, exchangeable head is the breakthrough ... 
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06/19/2007Spectrum Brands Class Action Suit Dismissed
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 19, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit filed against the company last year in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The lawsuit generally alleged that the company and the individually named defendants made materially false and misleading public statements concerning the company's operational and financial condition, thereby causing plaintiffs to purchase Spec... 
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06/12/2007Remington(R) Announces New Partnership With Celebrity Hairstylist Richard Marin
Well-Known Hairstylist and Leading Hairstyling Products Company Join Forces to Help Women Achieve Fashionable Hair MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 12, 2007--Remington, a leading innovator in hair styling products, is proud to announce its new partnership with Richard Marin, hairstylist to the stars. Friend and personal stylist to Remington spokesperson and supermodel Cindy Crawford, Marin will help educate women on the benefits and usage of Remington's large por... 
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06/06/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer
Randall Steward Resigns; Anthony Genito to Assume CFO Role ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 6, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) today announced the promotion of Anthony L. Genito, 50, to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer. As CFO, Genito reports to Kent Hussey, Spectrum Brands' chief executive officer, and is responsible for the company's financial functions including accounting, treasury, tax and financial planning. Genito succeeds Randall J. S... 
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05/23/2007Kent Hussey Appointed CEO of Spectrum Brands
David Jones Remains as Chairman of the Board of Directors ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced that Kent Hussey has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company. David Jones will step down as CEO but will continue to serve as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors until the end of fiscal year 2007 to assist in the management transition. Jones, 57, has served as CEO and Chairman since September 1996. Hussey, 61,... 
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05/22/2007Spectrum Brands Honored With Nine Design Awards in Annual Competition
Inhouse DesignCenter Creates Look for Spectrum Brands Products ST. LOUIS, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For consumers, the way a package looks on the store shelf can affect the decision to buy one product over another. The "look" of the package becomes almost as important as what's inside it. At Spectrum Brands, packaging is paramount to a product's success. Because the company does little advertising on most of its brands, the product package must tell the story. "Our work s... 
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05/17/2007Be 'Summer W-I-S-E' to Decrease the Threat of West Nile Virus
Four easy steps identified to help you and your family enjoy time outside this summer ST. LOUIS, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer. The nice weather of the summer months means more outside activity. Most people know to protect themselves from sun exposure and dehydration, but there are other dangers that should be protected against -- mosquitoes. According to a recent survey commissioned by Spectrum Brands, mosquito bites are a top summer skin care ... 
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05/10/2007Spectrum Brands Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
SPECTRUM BRANDS REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS Spectrum Brands, Inc., (NYSE:SPC) a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced second quarter net sales of $439.7 million and a net loss of $4.77 per share for the quarter ended April 1, 2007. Excluding certain items which management believes are not indicative of the company's on-going normalized operations, the company generated a diluted loss per share of $0.18. These ite... 
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04/26/2007Spectrum Brands to Webcast Second Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 26, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2007 financial results at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 10. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David Jones, Vice Chairman Kent Hussey, and Chief Financial Officer Randall Steward will participate in the live webcast. A news release detailing the results will be issued earlier that same day. Investors and other interested parties may access the call at http... 
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04/16/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Expiration of Exchange Offer and Acceptance of its 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2013 Tendered Pursuant to the Exchange Offer
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) (the "Company") today announced (i) the expiration, as of 12:00 Midnight, New York City time, on April 13, 2007, of the previously announced exchange offer (the "Exchange Offer") for all of the Company's outstanding 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013 (the "Existing Notes"); and (ii) the acceptance of the Existing Notes that were validly tendered prior to the expiration of the Exchange Offer. As of 1... 
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04/05/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Change in Annual Meeting Date
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 5, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, today announced that its annual meeting of shareholders has been changed from Wednesday, April 25, 2007 to Wednesday, May 9, 2007. The meeting will be held at Spectrum Brands' North American headquarters, located at 601 Rayovac Drive in Madison, Wisconsin, at 8:00 a.m. CT. The record date for determination of shareholders remain... 
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03/30/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Expiration of Consent Solicitation and Early Acceptance of Its 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2013 Tendered Pursuant to the Exchange Offer
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 30, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (the "Company") today announced (i) the expiration, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 29, 2007, of the solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") to proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Company's outstanding 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013 (the "Existing Notes") and a waiver of certain alleged or existing defaults or events of default and certain rights under othe... 
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03/29/2007Spectrum Brands Appoints Amy J. Yoder Executive Vice President, Home & Garden
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 29, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) today announced that it has appointed Amy J. Yoder, a veteran sales, marketing and operations executive, as Executive Vice President, Home & Garden. In this new position, Ms. Yoder will be responsible for the company's $675 million Home & Garden business segment, comprising branded consumer products in the lawn and plant growth, weed and insect control and insect repellent markets. She will report to David R. ... 
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03/19/2007Remington Reminds Consumers to Shed Their Winter Coats
Men learn how to groom their bodies for bathing suit season with fun interactive website-- ShedMyCoat.comMADISON, Wis., Mar 19, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Remington, a worldwide leader in the grooming industry, wants to let men in on a little secret-- the affinity women have for soft and furry animals does not carry over to men. Although a Remington segmentation study reported that over 50 percent of men now groom their bodies, men tend to forego their grooming habits during the cold weather m... 
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03/19/2007The Makers of Expert Gardener(R) Unveil Donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Limited-Time Pink Packaging Highlights Company's Donation to Susan G. Komen for the CureST. LOUIS, March 19, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Spring is starting to bloom, and more than just the peonies and tulips will be pink this year. From March through May, bags of Expert Gardener Perfect Mix All Purpose Potting Soil will turn Wal-Mart shelves pink with special edition, limited-time packaging to commemorate the $200,000 donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure from the makers... 
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03/16/2007Spectrum Brands Launches Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation for Its 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2013
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 16, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (the "Company") today announced that it has commenced its previously announced offer to exchange (the "Exchange Offer") any and all of the $350 million in aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due October 1, 2013 (the "Existing Notes") (CUSIP No. 755081AD8) for new senior subordinated notes due October 2, 2013 (the "New Notes"). In conjunction with the Exchange Offer, t... 
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03/12/2007Spectrum Brands Receives Commitment to Refinance Bank Credit Facility
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 12, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), today announced that Goldman Sachs and Bank of America have provided a commitment to refinance Spectrum Brands' existing bank credit facility. This commitment provides for a new bank credit facility in the aggregate principal amount of at least $1.6 billion with a six year maturity. The refinancing is anticipated to be completed by March 30, 2007. Spectrum Brands President and Chief Executive Officer Davi... 
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03/12/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Intention to Commence an Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation for Its 8 1/2 % Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2013
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 12, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), today announced that it intends to commence an exchange offer to refinance the $350 million in aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due October 1, 2013 (the Existing Notes) (CUSIP No. 755081AD8) with new senior subordinated notes due October 2, 2013 of equal principal amount (the New Notes). The Company intends to commence the exchange offer by Friday, March 16, 2007,... 
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03/02/2007Spectrum Brands to Hold 2007 Annual Shareholders' Meeting
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 2, 2007--Spectrum Brands (NYSE:SPC) announced today that it will hold its annual shareholders' meeting on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. CT at the company's North American headquarters, located at 601 Rayovac Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. Shareholders of record as of March 27, 2007 will be entitled to vote at the meeting. A detailed description of matters to be discussed at the meeting will be included in a proxy statement to be filed with the Se... 
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02/08/2007Spectrum Brands Reports First Quarter 2007 Financial Results
Pursuing Sale of Home & Garden Business ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced first quarter net sales of $564.6 million and a net loss of $0.38 per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2006. Reported net sales exclude sales from the company's Home & Garden division, which is being accounted for as discontinued operations pending completion of an ongo... 
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01/26/2007Spectrum Brands' First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Rescheduled for February 8
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) today announced that its first quarter earnings conference call has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, February 8. Interested parties may access the call by dialing 800-592-7713 (domestic) or 706-679-4191 (international). Alternatively, a live webcast of the call will be available on the Investor Relations section of the company's website at http://www.spectrumbrands.com. The webcast will be availab... 
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01/10/2007Spectrum Brands Announces Actions to Enhance Operating Efficiency and Reduce Costs
Business Units Streamlined Into Three Product-Focused, Vertically Integrated Operating Units ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2007--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, today announced its plans to realign the Company's four operating segments into three vertically integrated, product-focused operating units: Global Batteries & Personal Care, Home & Garden and Global Pet Supplies. "The actions w... 
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01/03/2007New HYBRID(TM) Batteries from Rayovac Deliver Best of Both Worlds
New Technology Combines Convenience of Alkaline and Economic, Environmental Benefits of Rechargeable BatteriesMADISON, Wis., Jan 03, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Each year, consumers spend more than $3.5 billion on batteries for everything from digital cameras to flashlights. But despite the obvious benefits of rechargeable batteries, including less environmental waste and costs savings over time, less than 5% of all the batteries sold in the U.S. are rechargeable. A new product from Rayovac pro... 
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12/04/2006Remington Shaves Santa
Families can give old Kris Kringle a fresh look with a fun new interactive website - ShaveSanta.com MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2006--He's generally depicted as a fat, jolly old man with a white beard and dressed in a red suit. Sounds like the Santa we've all grown up with, right? If you've ever wondered what was under Santa's beard, this is the year to find out. Remington just launched www.ShaveSanta.com, a fun and playful website where consumers can ... 
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11/14/2006Spectrum Brands Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced fourth quarter net sales of $608.4 million and a diluted net loss of $8.88 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. Excluding certain adjustments which management believes are not indicative of the company's on-going normalized operations, the diluted loss per share for the fourth quarter was $0.07. Included... 
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10/27/2006Business Travelers Avoid Extra Security Lines at Airports
Remington Products teams with BMW to launch new electric shaver that offers business travelers a convenient alternative to extra security lines MADISON, Wis., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, this past year the air travel industry broke previous records for both passenger traffic and, unfortunately, passenger complaints. Not surprisingly, the most frequent complaints revolve around the TSA's new liquid restrictions, which dictate that a... 
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10/20/2006Spectrum Brands to Host Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings Call on November 14
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2006 results at 8:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, November 14. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Jones and President and Chief Operating Officer Kent Hussey will participate on the call. A webcast of the call can be accessed live at http://www.spectrumbrands.com. The webcast will be available for replay for approximately two weeks. About Spectrum Bran... 
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10/18/2006Remington Products & Cindy Crawford Lets Consumers Get Runway Ready in New York
Remington sponsors eBay Auction to Benefit Locks of Love MADISON, Wis., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cindy Crawford is best known for bringing her beauty and sense of style to people around the world. Now, two lucky auction winners will get the chance to experience a day in the life of Cindy firsthand. The fashion icon, along with worldwide hairstyling and grooming products leader Remington, is auctioning off the chance to fly to New York for a world-class makeover and... 
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10/18/2006Cindy Crawford Joins Remington(R) as New Spokesperson
World-Famous Fashion and Style Icon Puts a New Face on One of America's Top Hairstyling and Grooming Brands MADISON, Wis., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cindy Crawford represents many things ... beauty, class, style and success. Now, Cindy can add Remington(R) products to the list. Remington, a leading men's and women's grooming, shaving and hairstyling brand, has signed the model, actress and businesswoman to represent it as spokesperson. "As a busy... 
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08/23/2006Brett Favre Signed on for New Challenge; Rayovac Taps Iconic Athlete to Appeal to Moms and Share the Truth about Batteries Through ''Power Challenge'' Campaign
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2006--Brett Favre, the three-time NFL MVP and iron-man, has signed a two-year deal as the personality behind Rayovac Batteries, one of the nation's top three battery brands, for its upcoming "Power Challenge" campaign. Acknowledging Favre's undisputed endurance and down-to-earth, likable persona, Rayovac will feature him in a series of TV and print ads and other communications geared towards reaching moms, who make the majority of battery purch... 
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08/22/2006The Weather Channel and Rayovac Deliver Tips for Families to Prepare at Height of Storm Season
Having the Proper Emergency Supplies and Considering Special Needs Top the List of Storm Preparedness Tips ATLANTA – August 22, 2006 –Numerous reports in the media have revealed that, despite the disastrous effects of last year's hurricane season, a large number of people in vulnerable areas are still not prepared for the possibility of a hurricane striking in their communities this year. As the summer storm season peaks, The Weather Channel®, the hurricane authority, and Rayovac® Batteries,... 
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08/03/2006Spectrum Brands, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced financial results of diluted earnings per share of five cents for its fiscal third quarter ended July 2, 2006. Excluding certain adjustments which management believes are not indicative of the company's on-going normalized operations, diluted earnings per share for its fiscal third quarter would have been $0.22. (See Tab... 
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07/17/2006Spectrum Brands Announces Reduced 2006 Earnings Expectations
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 17, 2006--Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPC) announced today that its preliminary forecast of fiscal third quarter financial results indicates that full year 2006 earnings will be substantially lower than the latest earnings guidance provided in the company's May 2, 2006 earnings release. Spectrum Brands' disappointing third quarter performance was attributable in large part to lower-than-expected sales volumes, particularly in the company's European consum... 
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06/30/2006Spectrum Brands Announces Retirement of President, Latin America; Luis Cancio to Retire; Hartmut Junghahn Assumes Role
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 30, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced today that Luis A. Cancio, its President, Latin America, has announced his planned retirement from the company effective September 30, 2006. His successor will be Hartmut Junghahn, who is being promoted from his current role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Latin America. Spectrum Brands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David A. Jones commented, "We are most appreciative of Luis' cont... 
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05/31/2006Spectrum Brands to Webcast Presentation
ATLANTA, May 31, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) - Spectrum Brands management is hosting a group of bondholders at its North American headquarters on June 1, 2006, at which the company will provide an overview of its corporate strategy, its recently announced second quarter results and its North American sales and marketing strategies. No new material announcements are expected. A live webcast of the presentation will be available beginning at approximately 12:00 p... 
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05/22/2006History Channel to Celebrate Spectrum Brands' 100th Anniversary on 'History's Business' May 28 at 8 am EDT; ''Brand New 100-Year-Old Company'' Lauded for History of Innovation
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), a diversified global consumer products company, announced it will be featured in this Sunday's broadcast of "History's Business" on the History Channel at 8 am EDT (check local listings). The program will feature Spectrum Brands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David A. Jones speaking about the company's many innovations over its 100-year history, since its founding in 1906 as the French Battery Co. in Madi... 
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05/02/2006Spectrum Brands, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced diluted earnings per share of one cent and pro forma diluted earnings per share of three cents for its fiscal second quarter ended April 2, 2006, in line with analysts' mean estimates as reported by First Call. For comparison purposes, the company estimates that the prior year's pro forma diluted earnings per share w... 
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04/27/2006Warmest January on Record Alerts Experts to a Potential 'Mosquito Mayday'
New Active Ingredients Recommended by CDC Offer More Options for Protection; New Online Brochure Helps People 'Pick the Right Repellent' ST. LOUIS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States had its warmest January on record this year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That, combined with wet weather in pockets of the country and debris from a season's worth of heavy storms, means mosquitoes -- and the diseases they carry -- could very well be a ... 
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04/21/2006Spectrum Brands to Webcast 2nd Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2006 financial results on Tuesday, May 2 at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Spectrum Brands Chairman and CEO David Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will participate on the call. A webcast of the call can be accessed live at http://www.spectrumbrands.com and will be archived online until May 16, 2006. About Spectrum Brands, Inc. Spectrum Brands is a gl... 
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04/06/2006Spectrum Brands Updates Guidance for Second Quarter Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 6, 2006--Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPC) announced today that it expects second quarter 2006 fully diluted earnings per share in the range of $0.03 to $0.06 and pro forma diluted earnings per share in the range of $0.00 to $0.05, substantially below the company's previous guidance. The shortfall is largely attributable to ongoing challenges in the company's consumer battery business, where sales in North American and Europe continue to lag expectations. ... 
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04/04/2006Survey Shows Pest Concerns Rise Among Southern Homeowners in Wake of Hurricanes
Spectracide(R) offers consumers proven, effective do-it-yourself options to protect against termites and fire ants ST. LOUIS, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of last year's hurricanes and flooding, more than 70 percent of Southern U.S. homeowners say they are as or more concerned with termite and fire ant infestation today than they were a year ago, according to a new survey of 1,500 homeowners. That spells a lot of angst among the 40 million U.S. residents li... 
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02/14/2006Spectrum Brands to Webcast Presentation at Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) - David A. Jones, Spectrum Brands Chairman and CEO, will address the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference on Wednesday, February 22. Spectrum Brands will provide a live audio webcast of Mr. Jones' presentation beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m. EST. Interested listeners may access the webcast via the Spectrum Brands webpage at http://www.spectrumbrands.com. For those unable to participat... 
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02/10/2006Spectrum Brands to Hold 2006 Annual Shareholders' Meeting
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2006--Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPC) announced today that it will hold its annual shareholders' meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 8:00 a.m. CT at its North American headquarters, located at 601 Rayovac Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. Shareholders of record as of March 15, 2006 will be entitled to vote at the meeting. A detailed description of matters to be discussed at the meeting will be included in a proxy statement to be filed with the Securities ... 
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01/31/2006Spectrum Brands, Inc. Announces First Quarter Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2006--(NYSE: SPC) Spectrum Brands, Inc. announced diluted earnings per share of five cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 22 cents for the fiscal first quarter ended January 1, 2006, in line with both the company's previous guidance and analyst expectations as reported by First Call. For comparison purposes, the company estimates that the prior year's pro forma diluted earnings per share would have been 30 cents when adjusted to in... 
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01/26/2006Spectrum Brands Finalizes Divestiture of Fertilizer Technology and Canadian Professional Products Business
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2006--Spectrum Brands (NYSE: SPC) today announced that it has completed the sale of its fertilizer technology and Canadian professional products business to Agrium, Inc., in line with Spectrum Brands' strategy to focus exclusively on consumer products. Net proceeds from the sale of approximately $83 million will be utilized to reduce Spectrum Brands' outstanding debt balance. In order to assist investors in better understanding the impact of a... 
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01/17/2006Spectrum Brands Names David R. Lumley President, North America
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) today announced it has named David R. Lumley as President, North America, with direct oversight of the company's $1.3 billion North American business segment, comprising batteries and portable lighting, shaving and grooming and personal care products, lawn and garden products and household insect control. In this position, he will have overall responsibility for the financial performance of the North American b... 
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01/16/2006Spectrum Brands Schedules Quarterly Conference Call
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2006--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) will release its first quarter 2006 financial results on January 31 at 7:00 a.m. EST. Spectrum Brands Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will review these results and the company's 2006 outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. that same morning. The conference call will be broadcast live at http://www.spectrumbrands.com and will be archived online until February 14, 2006. About Spectrum Brands, Inc. ... 
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11/23/2005Spectrum Brands Clarifies Date of Fertilizer Technology and Canadian Professional Products Business Divestiture
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) issued a clarifying statement as an addendum to this morning's announcement of the sale of its fertilizer technology and Canadian professional products business to Agrium Inc. The transaction is subject to certain regulatory approvals and is expected to close in January 2006. About Spectrum Brands, Inc. Spectrum Brands (formerly Rayovac Corporation) is a global consumer products company and a leadi... 
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11/23/2005Spectrum Brands Divests Fertilizer Technology and Canadian Professional Products Business; Transaction Reinforces Focus on Core Business; Proceeds Will Be Used to Reduce Debt
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced today the sale of its fertilizer technology and Canadian professional products business to Agrium Inc., a leading agricultural retailer and wholesale producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products, for $86 million. The sale includes two divisions of Spectrum Brands' Nu-Gro subsidiary, representing FY 2005 revenue of approximately $80 million from sales of high-end specialty co... 
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11/14/2005Spectrum Brands, Inc. Reports Investigation
ATLANTA, Nov 14, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) today announced that it has been advised that the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia has initiated an investigation into recent disclosures by the Company regarding its results for its third quarter ended July 3, 2005 and the Company's revised guidance issued on September 7, 2005 as to earnings for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2005 and fiscal year 2006. The Company intends to cooper... 
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11/10/2005Spectrum Brands, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) announced a fiscal 2005 fourth quarter diluted net loss per share of six cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of thirteen cents, in line with analyst expectations as reported by First Call. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of 52 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 60 cents for the comparable prior year period. "We delivered results in line with revised expectation... 
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11/04/2005Spectrum Brands Schedules Quarterly Conference Call
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) will release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2005 financial results on November 10 at 7:00 a.m. EST. Spectrum Brands Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will review these results and the company's 2006 outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. that same morning. The conference call will be broadcast live at http://www.spectrumbrands.com and will be archived online until November 24, 2005. About Spectrum Bran... 
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10/05/2005Spectrum Brands Announces Price Increases Across A Range of Consumer Products
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today a price increase in the U.S. market across a range of its products, reflecting unprecedented and sustained cost increases in a number of commodity raw materials and in fuel costs. Raw material prices have increased dramatically during the past two years, particularly in the areas of urea, zinc and fuel and t... 
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09/30/2005Spectrum Brands to Webcast Presentation at Merrill Lynch Global Branded Consumer Products Conference
ATLANTA, Sep 30, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC)(formerly Rayovac Corporation) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Jones will participate in the Merrill Lynch Global Branded Consumer Products Conference in London on Friday, October 7, 2005, beginning at 10:10 a.m. local time. Investors may access a live webcast of this presentation on Spectrum Brands' Internet site at http://www.spectrumbrands.com at approximately 5:10 a.m. EDT. Follo... 
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09/07/2005Spectrum Brands Lowers Expectations for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2006 Financial Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced today that earnings for its fourth quarter ending September 30, 2005 will be substantially lower than the guidance it provided earlier in the year. The company indicated that it expects to report fourth quarter pro forma diluted earnings per share between ten and fifteen cents when actual results are announced on November 10, 2005. (See table below for reconciliation of pro forma numbers to GAAP results.)... 
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09/02/2005Spectrum Brands Acquires Jungle Labs; Further Strengthens Global Leadership Position in Aquatic Supplies
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 2, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it has acquired Jungle Labs for $29 million with the potential for a performance-based earnout contingent on meeting defined future growth objectives. Based in San Antonio, Texas, Jungle Labs is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium water and fish care products, including water conditioners, plant... 
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09/01/2005Spectrum Brands to Webcast Presentation at the Prudential Equity Group Back-To-School Conference
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (formerly Rayovac Corporation) announced today that President and Chief Operating Officer Kent Hussey will present on behalf of the company at Prudential's 14th Annual Back-To-School Consumer Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2005. Investors may access a live webcast of this presentation on Spectrum Brands' Internet site at http://www.spectrumbrands.com at approximately 12:45 p.m. EDT. The presentation may... 
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07/28/2005Spectrum Brands, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) announced fiscal 2005 third quarter diluted earnings per share of 46 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 76 cents. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of 36 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 39 cents for the comparable prior year period. "It's gratifying to see strong revenue growth of seven percent achieved by our company this quarter, comparing this year's repor... 
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07/25/2005Spectrum Brands Announces Expiration of Exchange Offer for 7 3/8% Senior Subordinated Notes
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (formerly Rayovac Corporation), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today its offer to exchange up to $700,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its registered 7 3/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015 for like principal amount of its unregistered 7 3/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015, expired on July 22, 2005. At the time of the expiration, subject to co... 
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07/14/2005Spectrum Brands Inc. Clarifies Misinformation in Marketplace
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (formerly Rayovac Corporation), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it is not affiliated with and has no connection to Spectrum Brands Corp., against whom the Securities and Exchange Commission has instituted administrative proceedings. Spectrum Brands, Inc. issued this statement in response to some confusion in the marketplace caused by the simila... 
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07/13/2005Spectrum Brands Schedules Quarterly Conference Call
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) will release its third quarter 2005 financial results on July 28 at 7:00 a.m. EDT. Spectrum Brands Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will review these results and the company's 2006 outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. that same morning. A live webcast of the call may be accessed on the company's website, www.spectrumbrands.com. A replay of the webcast will be available through August 14, 2005. About S... 
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07/01/2005Company Profile for Spectrum Brands, Inc.
Jul 01, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands (formerly Rayovac Corporation) is a global consumer products company and a leading supplier of batteries, lawn and garden care products, specialty pet supplies, shaving and grooming products, household insecticides, personal care products and portable lighting. Spectrum Brands' products are sold by the world's top 25 retailers and are available in more than one million stores in 120 countries around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgi... 
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06/09/2005Spectrum Brands Completes First Stage of United Industries Integration
ATLANTA, Jun 09, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (formerly Rayovac Corporation), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it has completed the first stage of its integration initiatives related to the February 2005 acquisition of United Industries. Effective July 1, the United Industries Consumer Home & Garden organization will be combined with the existing Spectrum Brands North American business u... 
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06/09/2005New Mosquito Repellent Ingredient Recommended by CDC Now Available in California
Picaridin as Effective as DEET to Combat West Nile Virus, More Pleasant to Use ST. LOUIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The West Nile virus already has been detected in California this year. However, there is good news in the battle against mosquito bites. Californians now have a truly effective DEET alternative to help protect them from mosquitoes: Picaridin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently revised its recommendations on insect repellents th... 
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05/11/2005Spectrum Brands Announces Battery Price Increase
ATLANTA, May 11, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) (formerly Rayovac Corporation), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it will increase Rayovac brand alkaline and zinc carbon battery prices by six to seven percent in the U.S. retail market effective August 15, 2005. Spectrum Brands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Jones said, "We believe a battery price increase is warranted due to the signi... 
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05/10/2005Spectrum Brands to Webcast Goldman Sachs Conference Presentation
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2005--Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:SPC) (formerly Rayovac Corporation), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that Dave Jones, chairman and chief executive officer, will be presenting at the upcoming Goldman Sachs Consumer Products Symposium on Wednesday, May 11, 2005. A webcast of the presentation can be accessed live at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time and by archive for the following four weeks th... 
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05/04/2005Spectrum Brands, Inc. - Formerly Rayovac Corporation - Announces Second Quarter Results
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2005-- Top line growth of 92 percent driven by United acquisition Spectrum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: SPC) (formerly known as Rayovac Corporation), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced a fiscal 2005 second quarter fully diluted loss per share of four cents, compared with diluted earnings per share of eight cents for the comparable period last year. Second quarter 2005 pro forma diluted ... 
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05/03/2005Plain Talk About the Three Insect Repellent Ingredients Mentioned in the CDC's Announcement Last Week
ST. LOUIS, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), considered the authority on West Nile virus prevention information, last week delivered good news: consumers have more choices for protecting themselves from mosquitoes. In addition to DEET, consumers may now confidently select repellents featuring Picaridin (pronounced "pick-CARE-a- den") and oil of lemon eucalyptus. The expanded list of repellent ingredients proven to be effective cou... 
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05/02/2005Spectrum Brands - Formerly Rayovac Corporation - Begins Trading Today on NYSE As ''SPC''
New Corporate Name Reflects Diversity of Consumer Product Brand Portfolio ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2005--(NYSE: SPC) Spectrum Brands, Inc., formerly known as Rayovac Corporation, a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced that it has officially assumed its new corporate name and will begin using the new trading symbol "SPC" effective today. Spectrum Brands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Jones and other senior managemen... 
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04/29/2005Rayovac Corporation Finalizes Tetra Acquisition; Strengthens Leading Position in Global Specialty Pet Supplies
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 29, 2005--Rayovac Corporation, a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Tetra Holding GmbH. from Triton, the European private equity firm. Tetra Holding is a privately-held supplier of fish and aquatics supplies headquartered in Melle, Germany. Tetra is the leading global brand in foods, equipment and care products for fish and reptiles, along... 
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04/27/2005Rayovac Announces Filing of Shelf Registration
ATLANTA, Apr 27, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE:ROV) announced today that it has filed a Form S-3 shelf registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). When declared effective by the SEC, the registration statement will permit Rayovac to issue, from time to time, up to an aggregate of $1,181,750,000 of Rayovac common stock, preferred stock, debt securities, warrants, stock purchase contracts and stock purchase units. At the time any of the ... 
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04/27/2005Rayovac Shareholders Approve Name Change to Spectrum Brands, Inc.; New Name Reflects Diversity of Consumer Product Brand Portfolio; Spectrum Brands Will Trade on NYSE as ''SPC'' Beginning May 2
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2005--Rayovac Corporation (NYSE:ROV) announced that the proposal to change its corporate name to Spectrum Brands, Inc. was approved by shareholders at the company's 2005 annual meeting of shareholders earlier today. Rayovac Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Jones told the gathering of shareholders that the name change represents a momentous occasion in the history of the company. "This name change symbolizes the completion of the transform... 
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04/21/2005Rayovac Announces Second Quarter 2005 Earnings Call Webcast
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 2005--(NYSE:ROV) Rayovac Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will host a conference call to discuss the company's fiscal 2005 second quarter earnings on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 beginning at 8:30 a.m. EDT. A live webcast of the call may be accessed on the company's website, www.rayovaccorp.com, on the Investor Relations homepage. The webcast will be archived through May 18, 2005. About Rayovac Corporation Rayovac recently announced its intention ... 
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04/14/2005Rayovac Announces Management Change
ATLANTA, Apr 14, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rayovac Corporation announced today the resignation of Lester Lee from his position as President, Rayovac - North America. Mr. Lee joined Rayovac upon its acquisition of Remington Products, LLP in October 2003. His responsibilities will be assumed by Robert L. (Bob) Caulk, Rayovac's President and Chief Executive Officer - North America. About Rayovac Corporation Rayovac recently announced its intention to change its corporate name to Spect... 
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04/05/2005Rayovac Announces Management Changes
Steve Tooker and John Heil Appointed to Rayovac Executive Committee ATLANTA, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced that Stephen L. Tooker and John A. Heil have been appointed members of Rayovac's Executive Committee. Both executives joined Rayovac in February of 2005 concurrently with the company's acquisition of United Industries, Tooker as President - U.S. Home and Garden, and Heil as President - United Pet Group. As members of the compan... 
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03/21/2005Rayovac to Webcast Merrill Lynch Conference Presentation
ATLANTA, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David A. Jones will address the Merrill Lynch Retailing Leaders and Household Products and Cosmetics Conference on Thursday, March 24, 2005. Investors may access a live webcast of this presentation on Rayovac's Internet site at http://www.rayovaccorp.com at approximately 12:05 p.m. EST. For those unable to participate during the live webcast, the presentation will be archived through... 
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03/15/2005Rayovac to Acquire Tetra Holding GmbH
Transaction Strengthens Rayovac's Leading Position in Global Pet Supply Category ATLANTA, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tetra Holding GmbH for a purchase price of approximately euro 415 million. Headquartered in Melle, Germany, Tetra manufactures, distributes and ma... 
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02/22/2005Rayovac Announces Management Changes
Caulk Appointed President and CEO - North America; Biller Promoted to President - Global Operations ATLANTA, Feb 22, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that Robert L. (Bob) Caulk, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer - North America. In his new role, Caulk will be responsible for all Rayovac businesses within the region. He will also serve as a member of the company's Executive Committee, providing leadership in t... 
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02/18/2005Rayovac to Webcast Presentation at Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference
ATLANTA, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) - David A. Jones, Rayovac Chairman and CEO, will address the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference on Wednesday, February 23. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050215/CGTU028LOGO ) Rayovac will provide a live audio webcast of Mr. Jones' presentation beginning at approximately 5:45 p.m. EST. Interested listeners may access the webcast via the Rayovac internet site at http://ww... 
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02/17/2005Rayovac Announces Annual Shareholder Meeting
ATLANTA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that its annual shareholder meeting will be held on April 27, 2005, at 8:00 a.m. CST, at Rayovac's North American headquarters located at 601 Rayovac Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. Shareholders of record as of March 15, 2005 will be entitled to vote at the meeting. A more detailed description of the matters to be discussed at the annual meeting will be included in a proxy statement to be filed with the Sec... 
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02/15/2005Rayovac Announces Proposal to Change Name to Spectrum Brands
New Name Reflects Increasing Diversity of Consumer Product Categories; Will Trade on NYSE as 'SPC' ATLANTA, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it will change its corporate name to Spectrum Brands, Inc., subject to shareholder approval in April. The new name better reflects the company's growth strategy of expanding its port... 
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02/08/2005Rayovac Corporation Announces Analyst Day Presentation Webcast
ATLANTA, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announces the following webcast: What: Rayovac Analyst Day When: February 15, 2005, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm EST How: The webcast can be accessed at http://www.rayovaccorp.com . Rayovac's senior leadership team will present a discussion of Rayovac's business strategy, upcoming acquisition of United Industries, Inc., and outlook for the future. Rayovac is a global consum... 
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02/07/2005Rayovac Completes Acquisition of United Industries, Debt Tender Offer and Related Financings
ATLANTA, Feb 07, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of United Industries Corporation. Rayovac further announced that, in connection with that acquisition, Rayovac completed its offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of its 7 3/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015 and its tender offer for United Industries' ... 
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02/01/2005Rayovac Extends Tender Offer for United Industries Corporation's 9 7/8% Notes
ATLANTA, Feb 01, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it is extending the expiration date of its tender offer for United Industries Corporation's 9 7/8% Notes from 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, February 2, 2005, to 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on Monday, February 7, 2005. Rayovac's obligation to accept the notes for payment is con... 
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01/27/2005Rayovac Announces Record First Quarter Results
ATLANTA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced fiscal 2005 first quarter diluted earnings per share of 79 cents, which include a one cent net gain from the disposal of fixed assets, compared with diluted earnings per share of 67 cents for the comparable period last year. First quarter 2005 pro forma diluted earnings per share of 78 cents were 20 percent higher than 2004 first quarter pro forma diluted earnings per share of 65 cents, and three cents hi... 
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01/20/2005Rayovac Announces Results to Date of Tender Offer and Receipt of Requisite Consents from Holders of United Industries Corporation's 9-7/8% Notes
ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today the results to date of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation for $231.9 million principal amount of 9-7/8% Series D Senior Subordinated Notes due 2009 issued by United Industries Corp. As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on January 19, 2005, which was the deadline for holders to submit tenders in order to receive the consent payment in connection with the offer, tenders ... 
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01/19/2005Rayovac Announces First Quarter 2005 Earnings Call Webcast
ATLANTA, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will host a conference call to discuss the company's fiscal 2005 first quarter earnings on Thursday, January 27, 2005 beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST. The call will be webcast on the company's website, http://www.rayovaccorp.com, on the Investor Relations homepage. The webcast will be archived through February 10, 2005. Rayovac is a global consumer products company and one of the largest man... 
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01/11/2005RAYOVAC to Offer $500 Million in New Senior Subordinated Notes
ATLANTA, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: ROV) Rayovac Corporation announced today that it intends to offer $500 million aggregate principal amount of new Senior Subordinated Notes due 2015 through a private placement. The expected net proceeds from this offering, together with borrowings under Rayovac's anticipated new senior secured credit facilities, will be used to finance the previously announced acquisition of United Industries Corporation, retire United's existing indebtedne... 
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01/05/2005Rayovac Commences Tender Offer for United Industries Corporation's 9 7/8% Notes
ATLANTA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that in connection with its previously announced agreement to acquire United Industries Corporation, it has commenced an offer to purchase for cash all $231.9 million principal amount of 9 7/8% Series D Senior Subordinated Notes due 2009 issued by United Industries. Rayovac is also soliciting consents from the holders of th... 
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01/05/2005Rayovac Names Philip Pellegrino Executive Vice President - Global Sales
ATLANTA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that Philip F. (Phil) Pellegrino will join the company as Executive Vice President - Global Sales. In his new role, Pellegrino will be responsible for development and support of Rayovac's global sales strategies, customer relationships and sales force integration. In addition, as a member of the company's Executive Committee, he will provide leadership in the development and execution of Rayovac's s... 
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01/04/2005Rayovac to Acquire United Industries
Transaction Diversifies Company into Large High-Growth Markets: Lawn & Garden, Specialty Pet Supplies and Household Insect Control ATLANTA, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV), a global consumer products company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands, announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire United Industries Corporation. The transaction calls for Rayovac to issue 13.75 million shares of its common stock, along with additiona... 
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12/19/2004Who Says Playing Video Games Doesn't Pay?
ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec 19, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Who says playing video games is a waste of time? Not Brian McMahon! The life of Brian is now $10,000 richer thanks to his powerful offense and a strong defense as he won the championship of Remington's first Titanium Bowl ESPN NFL 2K5 Videogame tournament. McMahon, from Farmington, New York, defeated David Moore of Summerville, Georgia, in the Remington championship game held this weekend at the ESPN Zone in Anaheim, California.... 
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11/10/2004Rayovac Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2004 Results
ATLANTA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: ROV) Rayovac Corporation announced fiscal 2004 fourth quarter diluted earnings per share of 52 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 60 cents, two cents higher than First Call mean estimates. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of 39 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 49 cents for the comparable prior year period. (Pro forma diluted EPS excludes the impact of certain items described in further de... 
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11/10/2004Rayovac to Webcast Presentation at Lehman Brothers 2004 Small Cap Conference
ATLANTA, Nov 10, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will address the Lehman Brothers 2004 Small Cap Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Wednesday, November 17, 2004. Lehman Brothers will provide a live audio webcast of Mr. Jones' presentation beginning at approximately 7:20 AM EST on Wednesday, November 17. Interested listeners may access the webcast via the Rayovac website, http://www.rayovac.com . The presentation will be ar... 
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11/05/2004Webcast Alert: Rayovac Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2004 Earnings Call
ATLANTA, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2004 Earnings Call When: Thursday, November 11, 2004 @ 8:30 AM ET Where: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c=75225&eventID=927844 or go to http://www.rayovac.com How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact:... 
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11/02/2004Remington and ESPN Videogames Present Titanium Bowl 2K5
A Chance to Win $10,000 and Appear on ESPN2's Cold Pizza MADISON, Wis., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you have what it takes? Get your game on in this unique online football tournament brought to you by Remington and ESPN Videogames. Gamers from around the country will get a chance to win $10,000 and to appear live on ESPN2's popular morning television talk show, Cold Pizza, in the ESPN Videogames Titanium Bowl 2K5, presented by Remington Titanium Shavers. This online t... 
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10/06/2004Time Change for Rayovac Webcast Presentation at the Merrill Lynch Global Consumer Products Conference
ATLANTA, Oct 6, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Due to conference scheduling changes, Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will now address the Merrill Lynch Global Consumer Products Conference in London on Thursday, October 7, 2004 at 6:10 a.m. EDT (11:10 a.m. - London time). Interested investors may access a live audio webcast of Mr. Jones' presentation at approximately 6:10 a.m. EDT on Thursday, October 7, via Rayovac's website at http://www.rayovac.com . A... 
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08/12/2004Rayovac Provides Additional Information on Microlite Acquisition
ATLANTA, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV)'s Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 27, 2004 included information reflecting pro forma results of operations assuming that the Microlite business had been included in Rayovac's consolidated results beginning after September 30, 2002. Management believes that the following additional information about these pro forma results is helpful to an overall understanding of the ongoing impact of Microlite on Rayovac's financial resul... 
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07/22/2004Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corporation Announces Q3 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MADISON, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac Corporation Q3 Earnings Conference Call When: July 22, 2004 @ 8:30 A.M. ET Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz408338499gf12.html or go to http://www.rayovac.com How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Nancy O'Donnell of Ray... 
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07/22/2004Rayovac Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2004 Results
ATLANTA, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced fiscal 2004 third quarter diluted earnings per share of 36 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 39 cents, in line with First Call consensus estimates. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of nine cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 31 cents for the comparable prior year period. (Pro forma diluted EPS excludes the impact of certain items described in further... 
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07/15/2004Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corporation Announces Q3 Earnings Conference Call Webcast
MADISON, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac Corporation Q3 Earnings Conference Call When: July 22, 2004 @ 8:30 A.M. ET Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz408338499gf12.html or go to http://www.rayovac.com How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Nancy O'Donnell of Ray... 
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07/14/2004Rayovac Wins Award From U.S. Defense Supply
MADISON, Wis., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) was recently honored by the Defense Supply Center in Richmond, Virginia, as one of the government's best suppliers. The award was given at the Automated Best Value System award ceremony held during the Defense Center's annual business conference in June. Rayovac was one of only 54 suppliers to receive the Silver Medal. The commander of the supply center, Navy Rear Admiral Mike Lyden, presented the award. Ray... 
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06/08/2004Rayovac President and COO to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference
ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) President and COO Kent J. Hussey will make a presentation to the investment community at the Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference in Paris at 8:15 a.m. (Eastern time), Thursday, June 10. The presentation will be broadcast via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to: http://events.genesysrichmedia.com/db/2004/06/rayovac/ Please note: Make sure the entire URL above is posted in your browser. The presen... 
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06/01/2004Rayovac Finalizes Acquisition of Microlite S.A.
ATLANTA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Microlite S.A. Microlite, a Brazilian battery manufacturer headquartered in Sao Paulo, owns the Rayovac brand name in Brazil. As a result of this transaction, Rayovac now has worldwide rights to that brand name. Rayovac is the market-leading battery brand in Brazil, with a 49 percent value share of the alkaline and zinc carbon market as m... 
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05/17/2004Rayovac Announces Annual Shareholder Meeting
ATLANTA, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that its annual shareholder meeting will be held on July 21, 2004, at 8:00 a.m. EDT, at the Westin Atlanta North, located at 7 Concourse Parkway in Atlanta, GA. Shareholders of record as of June 1, 2004, will be entitled to vote at the meeting. A more detailed description of the matters to be discussed at the annual meeting will be included in a proxy statement to be filed with the Securities and Exchange... 
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05/10/2004Rayovac Announces New Board Member
ATLANTA, Ga., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones today announced the election of John D. Bowlin, former president and CEO of Miller Brewing Company, to the Rayovac Corp. Board of Directors. "With his extensive experience in leading global consumer products companies, John Bowlin is a great addition to our Board," said Dave Jones, Rayovac Chairman and CEO. "We are confident that John's impressive leadership skills and expertise w... 
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04/28/2004Rayovac and Sanyo Form Relationship to Advance In-Cell Battery Recharging Technology
Aims to Expand Global Marketplace for Rapid Recharging MADISON, Wis., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac and Sanyo have formed a strategic relationship with the objective of expanding the presence of rapid-charging batteries in the $5 billion worldwide rechargeable marketplace. Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV), marketer of a top-selling rechargeable battery brand in the United States and Europe, and Sanyo Mobile Energy Company, an in-house company of Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., a worl... 
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04/22/2004Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. Announces 2nd Quarter Fiscal Sales and Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: 2nd Quarter Fiscal Sales and Earnings Webcast When: 04/22/04 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz404158538gf12.html or go to www.rayovac.com How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: John Daggett, +1-608-275-491... 
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04/22/2004Rayovac Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2004 Results
Increases Fiscal 2004 Earnings Guidance MADISON, Wis., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced fiscal 2004 second quarter diluted earnings per share of eight cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 19 cents, exceeding First Call consensus estimates by three cents. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of one cent and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 14 cents for the comparable prior year period. (Pro forma diluted ... 
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04/15/2004Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. Announces 2nd Quarter Fiscal Sales and Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: 2nd Quarter Fiscal Sales and Earnings Webcast When: 04/22/04 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz404158538gf12.html or go to www.rayovac.com How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: John Daggett, +1-608-275-491... 
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04/01/2004Rayovac Closes Ningbo Baowang Transaction
MADISON, Wis., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of 85 percent of the equity interest in Ningbo Baowang Battery Company of Ninghai, China. Originally announced on January 19, the transaction closed effective as of March 31, 2004. The company will provide more specific integration plans on its quarterly earnings call on April 22, 2004. Rayovac Corporation is a global consumer products comp... 
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04/01/2004Philip Pellegrino to Resign From Rayovac Board of Directors; Will Continue in Consulting Role
MADISON, Wis., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that Director Philip F. Pellegrino is resigning from its Board of Directors effective March 31, 2004. At that time, Mr. Pellegrino will enter into a consulting agreement with Rayovac, under which he will provide advice and leadership in the areas of global sales, customer relationships and business integration. Mr. Pellegrino has been a director of Rayovac since November of 2000, serving ... 
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03/29/2004Rayovac President and COO to Present at Banc of America Securities 2004 Consumer Conference
MADISON, Wis., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac President and COO Kent J. Hussey will make a presentation to the investment community at the Banc of America Securities 2004 Consumer Conference in New York City at 8:50 a.m. (eastern standard time) on Thursday, April 1. The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/consumer-2004/id94302371.cfm The presentation slides will also be posted on ... 
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03/26/2004Rayovac Announces Proposed Settlement in Shareholder Class Action Litigation
MADISON, Wis., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that pending final court approval the Company has reached an agreement in principle to settle the shareholder class action lawsuits. These lawsuits were filed in May and June of 2002 against the Company and several of its executive officers regarding the Company's June, 2001 secondary offering of shares. Under the terms of the proposed settlement, and subject to approval by the court, the se... 
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03/23/2004Rayovac CEO and Chairman to Present at Merrill Lynch Retailing/Consumer Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will make a presentation to the investment community at the Merrill Lynch 2004 "Retailing Leaders" and Household Products and Cosmetics Conference in New York City at 2:15 p.m. (eastern standard time) on Thursday, March 25. The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to: http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=5665&s=58&k=BC1F2178B2FC4239A6A723EBFD... 
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03/19/2004Rayovac Announces Management Change
MADISON, Wis., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today the resignation of Stephen P. Shanesy, executive vice president, strategic initiatives. Mr. Shanesy has elected to leave his position effective March 31, 2004. After joining Rayovac in 1996 as senior vice president of marketing and general manager of general batteries, Mr. Shanesy went on to serve in a variety of roles, including executive vice president - North America, before assuming his ... 
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02/25/2004Rayovac to Acquire Microlite S.A.
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Microlite S.A., a Brazilian battery company, for approximately $28 million in cash plus future payments based on Microlite's performance through June 30, 2005. Microlite, headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is currently owned by VARTA AG of Germany and Tabriza Brasil Empreendimentos Ltda. of Brazil. Under the agreement, Rayovac will purchas... 
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02/03/2004Rayovac Corp. Announces Analyst and Investor Day Webcast
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announces the following webcast: What: Rayovac Analyst and Investor Day When: February 4, 2004, 9:30 a.m. Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=19896 How: Live over the Internet. Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: John Daggett of Rayovac, 1-608-275-4912 or fax, 1-608-275-4869 Rayovac Chairman and CEO Da... 
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01/22/2004Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. Announces 1st Quarter Fiscal 2004 Sales And Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac 1st Quarter Fiscal 2004 Sales and Earnings When: 01/22/04 @ 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz397233236gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: John Daggett of Rayovac Corp., +1-608-275-4912, daggett@ray... 
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01/22/2004Rayovac Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2004 Results
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today Fiscal 2004 first quarter diluted earnings per share of 67 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 65 cents, exceeding First Call estimates. This compares to diluted earnings per share of a loss of two cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 33 cents for the comparable prior year period. The pro forma diluted EPS excludes the impact of certain items described in further detail i... 
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01/19/2004Rayovac to Acquire 85% of Ningbo Baowang China Battery Company
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) of Madison, Wisconsin, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 85 percent of the equity interest in Ningbo Baowang Battery Company of Ninghai, China. The remaining 15 percent equity interest in the operation will continue to be held by Ningbo Baowang Investment Company and founder/general manager of Ningbo Baowang, Mr. Dunyong Qian. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) ... 
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01/16/2004Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. Announces 1st Quarter Fiscal 2004 Sales And Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac 1st Quarter Fiscal 2004 Sales and Earnings When: 01/22/04 @ 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz397233236gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: John Daggett of Rayovac Corp., +1-608-275-4912, daggett@ray... 
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01/13/2004Rayovac Announces Remington Integration Plans and Global Reorganization
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced details of its plan to integrate Remington Products, LLC which it acquired in September 2003. The plan, which entails the closing of several Remington facilities and the integration of all functional departments, will be implemented between March and December of this year. Remington's worldwide operations will be absorbed into Rayovac's existing North American and European business units, le... 
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01/13/2004Rayovac Announces Remington Operational Changes
-- Remington's Bridgeport Facility to Be Phased Out Over Next Several Months MADISON, Wis., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced significant operational changes to integrate Remington Products, which it acquired in September 2003. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) Remington's current headquarters and shaver screen manufacturing complex in Bridgeport, CT will be consolidated with Rayovac operations in Wi... 
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01/08/2004Rayovac Raises Quarterly Projections
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2004 first quarter ended December 29, 2003 will be stronger than initially anticipated. Current company estimates expect diluted earnings per share of between 62 cents and 65 cents for the quarter versus a previous estimate of between 58 cents and 62 cents. The company now expects sales of approximately $454 million for the first fiscal quarter, an 11 percent ye... 
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01/06/2004Rayovac President and COO to Present at Banc of America Securities Household Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) President and COO Kent J. Hussey will make a presentation, Friday, January 9, to investors at the Banc of America Household Products Conference in New York. Mr. Hussey will speak at 11:40 a.m. (eastern time). The presentation is scheduled to last approximately 40 minutes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the ... 
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12/19/2003Rayovac Corporation Announces Expiration of Exchange Offer for 8-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced that its offer to exchange up to $350,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its registered 8-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013 for like principal amount of its unregistered 8-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013, expired on December 18, 2003. At the time of the expiration, subject to confirmation of tenders sent via the Guaranteed Delivery Procedures, $349,790,000 aggregate principal ... 
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12/17/2003Rayovac Corporation Extends Expiration Date of Exchange Offer for 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange $350,000,000 principal amount of its new 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for like amounts of its unregistered 8 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013, which were issued on September 30, 2003. As a result of the extension, the exchange offer is ... 
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12/12/2003Rayovac Comments on Judge's Ruling
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that the company is disappointed with Judge Haight's ruling in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York regarding Norelco's complaint against one of Remington Products' television commercials. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) While Rayovac is pleased Judge Haight found Remington properly described its Titanium Microscreen Ultra line of electric sh... 
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11/17/2003Rayovac's New 15-Minute Rechargeable System Chosen for Popular Science 'Best Of What's New' in 2003 Award
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The new Rayovac 15-Minute Rechargeable System -- the only one of its kind to offer an unprecedented battery charging time of 15 minutes or less -- has been chosen by Popular Science magazine to receive a "Best of What's New" Award for 2003. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031117/CGM059 http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) Each year, editors at Popular Science, the world's largest science and tech... 
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11/13/2003Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. Announces 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2003 Year-End Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2003 Year-End Earnings Webcast When: 11/13/03 @ 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz392870687gf12.html How: Simply log on to the web at the address above, or go to www.rayovac.com for a link from the home page. Contact: John Daggett, director ... 
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11/13/2003Rayovac Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2003 Results
-- Remington Transaction closed September 30 -- FY2004 EPS Guidance of $1.60 to $1.70 MADISON, Wis., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today Fiscal 2003 fourth quarter diluted earnings per share of 39 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 49 cents, meeting First Call Consensus estimates. This compares to diluted earnings per share of 41 cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 38 cents for the comparable prior year period.... 
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11/06/2003Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. Announces 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2003 Year-End Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2003 Year-End Earnings Webcast When: 11/13/03 @ 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz392870687gf12.html How: Simply log on to the web at the address above, or go to www.rayovac.com for a link from the home page. Contact: John Daggett, director ... 
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09/30/2003Rayovac Closes Remington Transaction
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) of Madison, Wis. today announced the completion of its previously announced (August 22, 2003) acquisition of Remington Products Company, LLC. Rayovac also closed its previously disclosed private placement of $350 million of 8 1/2% senior subordinated notes due 2013. Rayovac also announced that it is calling for redemption all of the 11% Series B and Series D Senior Subordinated Notes issued by Remington Products Com... 
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09/26/2003Rayovac Corporation Announces Pricing Of $350 Million Of Senior Subordinated Notes
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that it has executed a purchase agreement for the sale of $350 million in aggregate principal amount of 8 1/2% senior subordinated notes due 2013. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) The proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings under Rayovac's senior credit facilities, will be used to finance Rayovac's acquisition of Remington Products Company,... 
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09/25/2003Rayovac Corporation Announces Receipt of Consents Sufficient to Amend Indentures Relating to 11% Notes Issued by Remington
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that, in connection with its previously announced offer to purchase and consent solicitation, it has received consents sufficient to amend the indentures relating to Remington Products Company's 11% Series B and Series D Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes"). The deadline for the delivery of consents was 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 24, 2003. Although it is expected ... 
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09/15/2003DeFeo -- Remington President and CEO -- Appointed to Rayovac Board of Directors
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones announces the appointment of Neil P. DeFeo, Remington president and CEO, to the Rayovac Corporation Board of Directors. The appointment of DeFeo is contingent upon the successful closing of the Rayovac purchase of Remington. Rayovac announced on August 22, 2003 that it had reached an agreement with Remington to purchase the company. The transaction is expected to close by Septembe... 
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09/11/2003Rayovac Corporation Announces $300 Million Private Placement of Senior Subordinated Notes and Tender Offer for 11% Notes Issued by Remington
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that it intends to offer through a private placement up to $300 million aggregate principal amount of new Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013. The expected net proceeds of the private placement will be used to finance Rayovac's acquisition of Remington Products Company, retire Remington's existing indebtedness and pay related fees and expenses. Rayovac previously announced that it has entered... 
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08/22/2003Rayovac to Acquire Remington Products Company
MADISON, Wis., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: ROV) Rayovac Corp. and Remington Products Company, LLC announced today that Rayovac Corp. has entered into an agreement to purchase the Remington Products Company for approximately $322 million, including the assumption of debt. Remington Products Company, headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is the number one selling brand in the U.S. in the combined dry shaving and personal grooming products categories on a unit basis. The al... 
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07/24/2003Webcast Alert: Rayovac 3rd Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings
MADISON, Wis., July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) What: Rayovac 3rd Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings When: 07/24/03 @ 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz384308614gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above or go to www... 
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07/24/2003Rayovac Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2003 Results
MADISON, Wis., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today Fiscal 2003 third quarter diluted earnings per share of nine cents and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 31 cents, meeting First Call consensus estimates. This compares to diluted earnings per share of 32 cents and pro forma earnings per share of 30 cents for the comparable prior year period. The pro forma diluted EPS excludes the impact of certain charges described in further detail in the r... 
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07/18/2003Webcast Alert: Rayovac 3rd Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings
MADISON, Wis., July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) What: Rayovac 3rd Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings When: 07/24/03 @ 9:30 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz384308614gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above or go to www... 
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05/19/2003Rayovac President and COO to Present at Goldman, Sachs and Co. Global Consumer Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kent J. Hussey, president and COO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) will make a presentation, Wednesday, May 21, to investors at the Goldman, Sachs and Co. Global Consumer Products Conference in New York. Mr. Hussey will speak at 10:40 a.m. (eastern time). The presentation is scheduled to last 45 minutes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. ... 
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05/16/2003Rayovac Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MADISON, Wis., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on July 23, 2003, at the Company's headquarters at 601 Rayovac Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. CT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) Shareholders of record as of June 2, 2003, will be entitled to vote at the meeting. Proxy materials will be mailed to shareholders in mid-June, 2003. ... 
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04/24/2003Rayovac 2nd Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings
MADISON, Wis., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) What: Rayovac 2nd Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings When: April 24, 2003 9:00 a.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz379065730gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above, or g... 
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04/23/2003Rayovac Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2003 Results
MADISON, Wis., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today Fiscal 2003 second quarter diluted earnings per share of one cent and pro forma diluted earnings per share of 14 cents, meeting First Call consensus estimates. This compares to diluted and pro forma earnings per share of 17 cents for the comparable prior year period. The pro forma diluted EPS excludes the impact of certain charges described in further detail in the release and in the attached Table... 
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03/26/2003Rayovac Chairman and CEO to Present at Banc of America Securities Fourth Annual Consumer Conference
MADISON, Wis., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones will make a presentation, Tuesday, April 1, to investors at the Banc of America Securities Fourth Annual Consumer Conference in New York. Mr. Jones will speak at 11:40 a.m. (eastern standard time). The presentation is scheduled to last approximately 40 minutes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio w... 
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03/13/2003Rayovac Chairman and CEO to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Branded Consumer Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David A Jones, chairman and CEO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) will make a presentation, Tuesday, March 18, to investors at the Merrill Lynch 17th Annual Global Branded Consumer Products Conference in New York. Mr. Jones will speak at 2:35 p.m. (eastern standard time). His presentation is scheduled to last 35 minutes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) The presentation will be broadcast live via ... 
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02/11/2003Rayovac Announces Management Change
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today the retirement of Merrell M. Tomlin as executive vice president of global sales. Tomlin joined Rayovac in 1996 as senior vice president of sales. He was promoted to executive vice president of sales in 1998. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) Rayovac's global sales will now be managed regionally by: Stephen Shanesy, executive vice president - North Amer... 
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01/23/2003Webcast Alert: eLoyalty Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call Webcast
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- eLoyalty Corp (Nasdaq: ELOY) announces the following Webcast: What: eLoyalty Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call When: 01/30/03 @ 6:00 p.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz371299219gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. eLoyalty is a leading management consulting and systems integrati... 
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01/22/2003Rayovac Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2003 Results
*Pro Forma Diluted EPS of 33 Cents Exceeds First Call Consensus MADISON, Wis., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the first quarterly financial disclosure of the combined Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) and consumer battery business of VARTA AG (VARTA), Rayovac Corp. announced today its Fiscal 2003 first quarter results. The Company reported diluted earnings per share of a loss of two cents and pro forma diluted EPS of 33 cents, exceeding First Call consensus estimates. This compares to dilut... 
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01/16/2003Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. 1st Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac 1st Quarter Fiscal Year 2003 Sales and Earnings Webcast (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) When: January 22, 2003 @ 3:00 p.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz372577335gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the ... 
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11/07/2002Rayovac Announces Fourth Quarter & Fiscal 2002 Results * Diluted and Pro Forma EPS Meets First Call Consensus *
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today its Fiscal 2002 fourth quarter diluted earnings per share increased to 41 cents, up from the 20 cents reported for the same year-ago period. Excluding the impacts of restructuring charges, the Company reported pro forma diluted EPS of 38 cents, up 31 percent compared to the same period a year ago and in line with First Call consensus. Attached, as Table 3, is a reconciliation of net income and earni... 
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11/05/2002Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp Announces 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Year-End Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Year-End Earnings (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) When: November 7, 2002 @ 3:00 p.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz368886449gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the addres... 
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11/01/2002Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corp. Announces 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Year-End Earnings Webcast
>MADISON, Wis., Nov. 1 --Rayovac Corp (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: What: Rayovac 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Year-End Earnings (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) When: November 7, 2002 @ 3:00 p.m. Eastern Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz368886449gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above or link from homepage ... 
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10/10/2002Rayovac Announces Global Initiatives; Actions to Optimize Operations,
Strengthen Company's Low-Cost Position Worldwide MADISON, Wis., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today announced a series of initiatives to position the Company for future growth opportunities and to optimize the global resources of the combined Varta and Rayovac companies.  These initiatives are intended to make Rayovac a stronger competitor in the global consumer battery industry. (Photo:   http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ... 
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10/01/2002Rayovac and Leading European-Based Battery Maker Varta Close Transaction
MADISON, Wis. and HANNOVER, Germany, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) of Madison, Wis. today announced the completion of its previously announced (July 29, 2002) transaction with Varta AG, Hannover, Germany to combine Varta's global consumer battery business with Rayovac. (Photo:   http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO   ) Rayovac will conduct a live webcast on October 10, 2002 at 1:15 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss details of the Var... 
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09/26/2002Rayovac Chairman and CEO to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Branded Consumer Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David A Jones, chairman and CEO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) will make a presentation, Wednesday, October 2, to investors at the Merrill Lynch Global Branded Consumer Products Conference in London. Mr. Jones will speak at 5:20 a.m. (eastern daylight time). His presentation is scheduled to last approximately 40 minutes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) The Rayovac presentation will be broadcast... 
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08/21/2002Steward Rejoins Rayovac as CFO
MADISON, Wis., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that Randall (Randy) J. Steward has rejoined the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. Steward left Rayovac for personal family reasons in December 2001. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) Prior to his resignation last year, Steward served as Rayovac's chief financial officer for four years. Steward joined Rayovac... 
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08/16/2002Rayovac Names William Carmichael to Board of Directors
MADISON, Wis., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones announces the addition of William Carmichael to the Company's board of directors. He replaces resigning board member Scott Jaeckel effective immediately. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) CPA and attorney Carmichael is retired senior vice president and chief administrative officer of Sara Lee Corporation in Chicago, Ill. Sara Lee, which had rev... 
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07/29/2002Rayovac and Leading European-Based Battery Maker Varta Announce Agreement To Combine Consumer Battery Businesses
-- Rayovac will become one of the largest consumer battery companies in the world. -- Rayovac and Varta Consumer Battery businesses generated $1 billion in sales in fiscal 2001 and sell products in more than 100 countries. MADISON, Wis. and HANNOVER, Germany, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) of Madison, Wis., and Varta AG of Hannover, Germany, today announced that the companies have signed an agreement to combine Varta's global cons... 
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07/27/2002Rayovac to Host Webcast During New York Presentation
MADISON, Wis., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces that it will be hosting a live webcast on July 29, at 10 a.m. (eastern time) in New York from the Peninsula Hotel, 700 Fifth Avenue. Rayovac Chairman and CEO Dave Jones will be giving the presentation. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) To access the webcast, go to the home page of www.rayovac.com on the morning of July 29 for a link to the webcast or go to http:... 
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07/25/2002Rayovac Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2002 Results; Diluted EPS of 32 Cents, Up 14 Percent From Prior Year, Meets First Call Consensus
MADISON, Wis., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today its fiscal 2002 third quarter diluted earnings per share, before extraordinary item, were up 14 percent over the prior year. For the third quarter, diluted earnings per share increased to 32 cents, meeting First Call consensus, and up from the 28 cents, before extraordinary item, reported for the same year-ago period. Company sales declined eight percent from the same year-ago period. (Photo: ... 
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07/19/2002Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2002 Sales And Earnings Webcast
MADISON, Wis., July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces the following Webcast: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020716/ROVLOGO ) What: Rayovac Corporation Third Quarter 2002 Sales and Earnings Webcast When: Thursday, July 25, 2002 @ 9:00 a.m. EDT Where: http://www.firstcallevents.com/service/ajwz361693786gf12.html How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at th... 
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07/09/2002Rayovac and Yuasa-Delta Sign Manufacturing Agreement for Revolutionary New I-C3 NiMH Batteries; Yuasa-Delta to Make Rayovac's 15-Minute Rechargeables
MADISON, Wis., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) and Yuasa-Delta Technology, Taiwan announced today the signing of a manufacturing and purchasing agreement, under which Yuasa-Delta will produce Rayovac's revolutionary new I-C3(TM)* rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries and other NiMH products. Rayovac's patent-pending I-C3 technology (In-Cell Charge Control) puts the control of recharging into the battery, instead of the charger, resulting in batterie... 
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06/03/2002Rayovac Denies Allegations
MADISON, Wis., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The law firm of Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach issued a press release on May 31, 2002 announcing that it had filed a lawsuit that day in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin alleging that Rayovac Corporation (NYSE:ROV) violated certain federal securities laws during the period from April 26, 2001 to September 19, 2001. While Rayovac has not yet seen the complaint, the company believes the alleg... 
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05/23/2002Rayovac Introduces Powerful New Alkaline and Powerful New Look
MADISON, Wis., May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) announces the introduction of a new and improved, next-generation performance alkaline battery called Maximum Plus(TM). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020523/MNTH012 ) This new product incorporates the latest advances in battery chemistry and internal cell construction, with the end result being the longest-lasting Rayovac alkaline ever, with performance improvements of up to 11 percent over the cu... 
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05/20/2002Rayovac Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MADISON, Wis., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announces that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on July 24, 2002, at the Company's headquarters at 601 Rayovac Drive in Madison, Wis. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. Shareholders of record as of June 3, 2002 will be entitled to vote at the meeting. Proxy materials will be mailed to shareholders in June 2002. Rayovac is one of the world's leading battery and lighting device companies. ... 
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05/16/2002Thomas -- Former President of Warner Lambert's Consumer Healthcare Division -- Elected to Rayovac Board of Directors
MADISON, Wis., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones announces the election of Barbara S. Thomas, former president of Warner Lambert's Consumer Healthcare Division, to the Rayovac Corporation Board of Directors. Thomas joins the Rayovac board having held executive level positions with some of America's leading consumer product companies. "Rayovac is pleased to have a seasoned executive with the management experience, marketing cred... 
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05/09/2002Rayovac Chairman and CEO to Present at Goldman, Sachs and Co. Global Consumer Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David A Jones, chairman and CEO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) will make a presentation, Friday, May 10, to investors at the Goldman, Sachs and Co. Global Consumer Products Conference in New York. Mr. Jones will speak at 9:40 a.m. (eastern time). The presentation is scheduled to last 35 minutes. The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to: https://www.gs.com/ir/conf . User name: conf... 
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04/25/2002Rayovac Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2002 Results; Diluted EPS of 17 Cents, Up 21 Percent From Prior Year, Meets First Call Consensus
MADISON, Wis., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today its fiscal 2002 second quarter diluted earnings per share were up 21 percent over prior year. For the second quarter, diluted earnings per share increased to 17 cents, meeting First Call consensus, and up from the 14 cents reported for the same year-ago period. Company sales, which declined 10 percent from prior year, were impacted by continuing softness in the U.S. battery category, intense ca... 
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04/18/2002Rayovac to Host 2nd Quarter 2002 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Web Site ( www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 2nd Quarter 2002 Sales and Earnings release conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on April 25, 2002 at 9 a.m. (Eastern time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and CFO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac 2nd Quarter 2002 Sales and Earnings Release WHEN: April 25, 2002 WHERE: http://www.rayovac.com or ... 
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04/08/2002Rayovac Executives to Present at Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference
MADISON, Wis., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David A. Jones, chairman and CEO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV), and Kent J. Hussey, president and CFO will make a presentation, Wednesday, April 10, to investors at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference in New York. Mr. Jones and Mr. Hussey will speak at 8 a.m. (eastern daylight time). The presentation is scheduled to last approximately 50 minutes. The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To acc... 
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03/27/2002Rayovac Releases Reclassified Consolidated Statement of Operations and Balance Sheets for New Accounting Rules EITF 00-14 and 00-25
MADISON, Wis., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today provided reclassified Consolidated Statements of Operations and Consolidated Balance Sheets for each of its fiscal 2001 quarters and its first quarter of fiscal 2002. The reclassified Statement of Operations and Balance Sheets reflect accounting changes following the adoption of Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) 00-14, "Accounting for Certain Sales Incentives" and EITF 00-25, "Vendor Income St... 
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03/19/2002Rayovac Announces Development of Revolutionary New Rechargeable Technology
-- Battery charging in 15 minutes or less -- Longest-lasting rechargeable battery for many devices -- Lasts up to four times longer than alkaline MADISON, Wis., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today the development of a revolutionary new rechargeable technology that will shorten charging time to an unprecedented 15 minutes or less. Rayovac's patent-pending I-C3* technology(TM) (In-Cell Charge Control) puts the control of re... 
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03/19/2002Rayovac’s I-C3 Technology Makes 15-Minute Charger the First of its Kind
· New rechargeable system allows for battery charging in 15 minutes or less and up to 1,000 times · Recharged batteries last up to up four times longer than alkaline in certain devices · No other battery recharging system is faster MADISON, Wis. – Rayovac, the number one selling rechargeable brand in the U.S., has announced that I-C3, the revolutionary new rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery and charging system will be available to consumers in the U.S. by October 2003. T... 
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03/15/2002Rayovac Chairman and CEO to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Branded Consumer Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David A Jones, chairman and CEO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) will make a presentation, Wednesday, March 20, to investors at the Merrill Lynch 15th Annual Global Branded Consumer Products Conference in New York. Mr. Jones will speak at 10:45 a.m. (eastern standard time). His presentation is scheduled to last 35 minutes. The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to: http://webeven... 
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02/08/2002Rayovac Names Scott Jaeckel To Board Of Directors
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman and CEO David A. Jones announces the addition of Scott Jaeckel to the Company's board of directors. He replaces retiring board member Warren "Renny" C. Smith, Jr. Jaeckel is vice president of Thomas H. Lee Partners, a Boston-based investment group and Rayovac's largest shareholder. He has held several executive positions at the firm, and has developed a strong understanding of Rayovac and the battery ... 
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01/24/2002Rayovac First Quarter Earnings Negatively Impacted 31 Cents Due to Kmart Bankruptcy
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Reserve for Kmart's bankruptcy reduces quarterly diluted earnings per share by 31 cents -- Excluding the Kmart reserve, Rayovac would have met First Call Consensus of 32 cents per share -- Alkaline sales up 11 percent, hearing aid battery sales up 10 percent and rechargeable sales up 10 percent over prior year Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today reported diluted earnings per share of one ... 
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01/16/2002Rayovac to Host 1st Quarter 2002 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Website ( www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 1st Quarter 2002 Sales and Earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, January 24 at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and CFO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac's 1st Quarter Sales and Earnings WHEN: Thursday, January 24, 2002, 11:30 a.m. (EST) WHERE: http://www.rayovac... 
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11/08/2001Rayovac Announces Management Changes
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today the resignation of Randall (Randy) J. Steward as executive vice president - administration and chief financial officer. Kent J. Hussey, president and chief operating officer and the former chief financial officer, will reassume the chief financial officer responsibilities. Steward joined Rayovac in 1998 as senior vice president - corporate development from Thermoscan, a division of Gillette, based in... 
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11/06/2001Rayovac Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- * Alkaline sales up 10% and Rechargeable battery sales up 27% for the quarter * Pro-forma diluted EPS for Fourth quarter and Fiscal 2001 -- exceeded First Call consensus by one cent. Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today reported sales and earnings for the fourth quarter and Fiscal year 2001 ended September 30, 2001 in line with revised projections. Rayovac also announced year-over-year double-digit sales growth for alk... 
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11/05/2001Rayovac to Host 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2001 Year-End Conference Call on Its Web Site ( http://www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2001 Year-End earnings release conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on November 6, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern time). Rayovac's Chairman & CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2000 Year-End Earnings Release WHEN: November 6, 2001 WHERE: http://www.rayovac.com or ... 
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11/02/2001Rayovac to Host 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2001 Year-End Conference Call on Its Web Site ( http://www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2001 Year-End earnings release conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on November 6, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern time). Rayovac's Chairman & CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2000 Year-End Earnings Release WHEN: November 6, 2001 WHERE: http://www.rayovac.com or ... 
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10/30/2001Rayovac President and COO to Present at UBS Warburg Global Consumer Conference
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Kent J. Hussey, president and COO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV), will make a presentation Friday, November 2, to investors at the UBS Warburg Global Consumer Conference, "A Shelf Space Odyssey," in New York. Mr. Hussey will speak at 9:45 a.m. (eastern standard time). His presentation is scheduled to last 45 minutes. There will be listen-only telephone conference lines for the general public to hear the presentations. The live call-in numbe... 
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09/20/2001Rayovac Provides Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2002 Guidance
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) said today its fiscal fourth quarter results for the period ending September 30 will be impacted by a continuing slowdown in battery sales in its U.S. and Latin American markets. The Company expects sales for the quarter to be flat to down slightly from the same period last year. The Company expects its pro forma earnings per share to be approximately 25 to 27 cents compared to the 44 cents per share reported last year. ... 
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09/05/2001Rayovac President and COO to Present at Prudential Securities 'Back To School' Conference
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Kent J. Hussey, president and COO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) will make a presentation tomorrow, Thursday, September 6, to investors at the Prudential Securities "Back to School" Conference in Boston. Mr. Hussey will speak at 2:15 p.m. (eastern standard time). His presentation is scheduled to last 35 minutes. The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to: http://199.230.26.96/rov/redir.html ... 
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07/26/2001Rayovac Posts Strong Third Quarter Results
18 Percent -- Meets First Call Consensus MADISON, Wis., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today announced strong gains in alkaline battery sales as the Company reported record sales and earnings for the third quarter of Fiscal 2001. Pro-forma diluted earnings per share rose 18 percent to 33 cents, up from 28 cents for the same period last year and in line with First Call consensus. Diluted earnings per share, which includes special charges, but before extraordinary ... 
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07/24/2001Rayovac to Host 3rd Quarter 2001 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Website ( www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 3rd Quarter Sales and Earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, July 26 at 9 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac's 3rd Quarter Sales and Earnings WHEN: Thursday, July 26, 2001, 9 a.m. (EST) WHERE: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?... 
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07/11/2001Rayovac to Host 3rd Quarter 2001 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Website ( www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 3rd Quarter Sales and Earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, July 26 at 9 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac's 3rd Quarter Sales and Earnings WHEN: Thursday, July 26, 2001, 9 a.m. (EST) WHERE: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?... 
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07/11/2001Rayovac Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MADISON, Wis., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today it has scheduled its Annual Meeting of Shareholders for Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at 8:00 a.m. CST at the Company's world headquarters, 601 Rayovac Drive, Madison, Wis. 53711. Holders of record of the Company's Common Stock at the close of business on June 8, 2001, are entitled to vote on all matters presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting. At the meeting, shareholders will elect directors, approve the 1997 R... 
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06/28/2001Rayovac Announces Expiration of the Tender Offer for Its Outstanding Subordinated Notes
MADISON, Wis., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today the closing of the offer to purchase for cash and consent solicitation made with respect to its outstanding $65.0 million principal amount of 10 1/4% Series B Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes"). The offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on June 27, 2001 (the "Expiration Date"). As of 11:59 p.m. on the Expiration Date, the Depositary had received tenders with respect to $64,7... 
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06/25/2001Rayovac Announces Pricing of the Tender Offer for Its Senior Subordinated Notes
MADISON, Wis., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today the pricing terms for the tender offer for all of its outstanding $65 million principal amount of 10 1/4% Series B Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes"). The reference U.S. Treasury Bond is the U.S. Treasury 6.25% Bond due October 31, 2001; the yield on the reference U.S. Treasury Bond and the tender offer yield are 3.557% and 4.057%, respectively; and the total consideration per $1,000 p... 
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06/21/2001Rayovac Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering
MADISON, Wis., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced the pricing of its public offering of 7,500,000 shares of common stock at $19.50 per share. Of the total shares offered, Rayovac is offering 3,500,000 shares and selling shareholders are offering 4,000,000 shares. The selling shareholders have also granted the underwriters an option to purchase an additional 1,125,000 shares to cover over-allotments, if any. Salomon Smith Barney, Inc., Credit Suiss... 
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06/14/2001Rayovac Announces Receipt of Consents Sufficient to Amend the Indenture Relating to Its Senior Subordinated Notes
MADISON, Wis., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that, in connection with its previously announced offer to purchase and consent solicitation, it has received consents sufficient to amend the indenture relating to its 10 1/4% Series B Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes"). The deadline for the delivery of consents was 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 13, 2001. The supplemental indenture incorporating the amendments has been executed ... 
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06/01/2001Rayovac Announces Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation for Its 10 1/4% Series B Senior Subordinated Notes
MADISON, Wis., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) ("Rayovac") announced today that it has commenced an offer to purchase for cash all $65 million principal amount of its 10 1/4% Series B Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes"). Rayovac is also soliciting consents from the holders of the Notes to approve certain amendments to the indenture pursuant to which the Notes were issued. The purchase price to be paid for each $1,000 principal amount tendered will ... 
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05/31/2001Rayovac Files Prospectus Supplement
MADISON, Wis., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that it has filed a prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed underwritten public offering of 7.5 million shares of Rayovac's common stock. Of the shares being offered, 3.5 million will be offered by Rayovac and 4.0 million will be offered by certain selling shareholders of Rayovac. In connection with the underwritten offering, the selling shareholders will grant the und... 
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05/21/2001The Home Depot Selects Rayovac as a Major Battery Supplier
MADISON, Wis., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, has selected Rayovac as a major branded battery supplier. Rayovac Maximum(R) alkaline batteries, rechargeable alkaline and rechargeable nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries and battery chargers will begin shipping this summer. In addition, The Home Depot selected Rayovac as its rechargeable supplier for the entire U.S. chain of 1,077 stores. ... 
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04/26/2001Strong Alkaline Sales Drive Rayovac Second Quarter Results
-- Alkaline sales up 14 percent for the quarter over prior year -- Hearing aid battery sales up 12 percent for the quarter over prior year -- Battery market appears to be returning to its strong historical growth trends -- Pro-forma diluted EPS meets First Call consensus MADISON, Wis., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today reported strong sales and earnings for the second quarter of Fiscal 2001, powered by double-digit growth in general... 
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04/25/2001Rayovac Wins New Global Battery Account
MADISON, Wis., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) announced today that Kingfisher group, one of the top five retail consortiums in the world, has selected Rayovac as the exclusive supplier of branded, value-priced alkaline batteries and heavy duty batteries in approximately 2000 locations across four continents. Headquartered in the UK, Kingfisher is the principal holding company for major retailers such as Woolworths, B&Q and Comet in the U.K., Castorama and Darty in Fr... 
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04/25/2001Rayovac to Host 2nd Quarter 2001 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Website ( www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 2nd Quarter Sales and Earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, April 26 at 9 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac's 2nd Quarter Sales and Earnings WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 2001, 9 a.m. (EST) WHERE: http://www.videonewswire.com/... 
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04/19/2001Rayovac Launches Hearing Aid Battery Breakthrough; Tremendous Benefit For Severe Hearing-Impaired Individuals
MADISON, Wis., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A breakthrough in technology announced today by Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) will add even more power to its world's longest lasting zinc air hearing aid batteries. Through patented battery construction and components, the new Rayovac zinc air hearing aid batteries will offer higher operating voltage without sacrificing long life. This new battery will improve performance in "higher demand" aids used by severe hearing-impaired people including some digi... 
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04/17/2001Rayovac to Host 2nd Quarter 2001 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Website ( www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 2nd Quarter Sales and Earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, April 26 at 9 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac's 2nd Quarter Sales and Earnings WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 2001, 9 a.m. (EST) WHERE: http://www.videonewswire.com/... 
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03/30/2001Rayovac Chairman/CEO and President/COO to Present at Banc of America Securities Consumer 2001 Conference
MADISON, Wis., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- David A. Jones, chairman and CEO, and Kent J. Hussey, president and COO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV), will make a presentation on Tuesday, April 3, to investors at the Banc of America Securities Consumer 2001 Conference in New York. The presentation by Mr. Jones and Mr. Hussey will begin at 2:45 p.m. (eastern standard time). The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to: http://www.veracast.... 
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02/26/2001Rayovac Chairman and CEO to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Branded Consumer Products Conference
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- David A. Jones, chairman and CEO of Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) will make a presentation tomorrow, Tuesday, February 27, to investors at the Merrill Lynch 14th Annual Global Branded Consumer Products Conference in New York. Mr. Jones will speak at 10:05 a.m. (eastern standard time). His presentation is scheduled to last 35 minutes. The presentation will be broadcast live via an audio web cast. To access the web cast, go to http://events.mlr... 
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01/25/2001Rayovac Announces First Quarter Sales and Earnings
* Meets First Call Consensus Of $0.30 Pro Forma Diluted EPS * Launches World's Fastest NiMH Charger and Longest-Lasting NiMH Battery * Provides Details of Domestic Restructuring Initiatives MADISON, Wis., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today reported sales and earnings for its first quarter of Fiscal 2001 ended December 31, 2000 in line with revised projections made in mid-December. Rayovac also reported a major breakthrough in rechargeable battery an... 
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01/24/2001Rayovac to Host 1st Quarter 2001 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Website ( http://www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 1st Quarter Sales and Earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, January 25 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac's 1st Quarter Sales and Earnings WHEN: Thursday, January 25, 2001, 11:00 a.m. (EST) WHERE: http://www.rayovac.com , ... 
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01/23/2001Rayovac to Host 1st Quarter 2001 Sales and Earnings Conference Call on Its Website ( http://www.rayovac.com )
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces its 1st Quarter Sales and Earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, January 25 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Rayovac's Chairman and CEO Dave Jones and President and COO Kent Hussey will host the call. WHAT: Rayovac's 1st Quarter Sales and Earnings WHEN: Thursday, January 25, 2001, 11:00 a.m. (EST) WHERE: http://www.rayovac.com , ... 
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01/18/2001Rayovac Announces Restructuring Initiatives
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces it will undertake a series of restructuring initiatives that will improve overall operating efficiencies, match manufacturing capacity to market demands and better utilize the Company's resources. The initiatives announced today will eliminate the jobs of approximately 280 domestic employees or eight percent of the global workforce. The changes will be fully implemented over the next six to eight months. "The... 
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01/04/2001Rayovac Announces Charger Technology Breakthrough; New 1-Hour Charger Answers Consumer Demand for Speed and Convenience
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) announces today a breakthrough in technology with the introduction of the market's first one-hour Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery charger for today's high-capacity NiMH batteries. Rayovac also introduces new, improved, longer-lasting NiMH batteries that can last up to four times longer than regular Duracell(R) alkaline or up to two times longer than Duracell(R) ULTRA or Energizer(R) e2 in digital cameras. They can also be char... 
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12/19/2000Rayovac Provides First Quarter and Fiscal Year Guidance
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that it expects its first quarter of fiscal year 2001 results, which ends December 31st, to be lower than previously anticipated, as a result of lower than expected sales for the quarter. The Company expects diluted earnings per share to be in the range of 30-33 cents per share, down from the 48 cents reported last year. First quarter sales are now projected to decline approximately 12-13 percent from la... 
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06/26/2000Union Ratifies 5 Year Contract at Rayovac Fennimore Plant
MADISON, Wis., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Union employees at Rayovac's (NYSE: ROV) Fennimore, Wis. Plant ratified a five year contract today. The new contract calls for improvements in wages, benefits and the pension plan. "Today's ratification is good for our employees, their families and the community as well as the Company," said Dave Jones, Rayovac Chairman and CEO. "The new long term contract (five years) creates a strong, stable manufacturing platform that will enable Rayovac to c... 
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06/20/2000Rayovac Receives Coveted SPARC Award
Performance MADISON, Wis., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- For its dedication to providing retailers with the best service possible, Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) has been awarded the distinguished 2000 SPARC (Supplier Performance Awards by Retail Category) First Place Award. Recipients of the award are selected based on a poll conducted by DSN Retailing Today, formerly Discount Store News. Those polled included key merchandising executives in the $44+ billion Mass-Market retailing industry. "... 
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06/14/2000Rayovac Reports Red-Hot Distribution Gains in Latin America
MADISON, Wis., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Already recognized as one of Latin America's leading manufacturers of primary batteries, Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) continues to experience significant distribution gains in one of the world's hottest regions. Rayovac's expansion into Latin America began with its August 1999 acquisition of ROV Limited. Giving Rayovac an immediate presence as well as strong market share in many Latin American countries, the acquisition provided the perfect springboard f... 
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06/08/2000Rayovac Gobbles Silver Effie Award With Its Successful Battery Campaign
Rayovac and Young & Rubicam Prove a Powerful Combination, Effectively Delivering Rayovac's Message of 'All the Power for Less' MADISON, Wis., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) and Young & Rubicam's Chicago advertising team proved a winning combination at The American Marketing Association's 2000 Effie Awards, held last night in New York. The powerful duo was awarded a Silver Effie, the top prize in the consumer electronics category, for their Batt... 
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05/31/2000Rayovac Maintains Superiority in Hearing Aid Battery Industry
World's #1 Hearing Aid Battery Manufacturer Remains Confident in Its Leadership Position MADISON, Wis., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) continues to claim superiority over competition and is confident that recent jury findings will in no way impact the aggressive technology and marketing campaign that has made Rayovac the world's number one hearing aid battery manufacturer. Rayovac plans to investigate options for obtaining further jud... 
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05/30/2000Rayovac Revs Up for Father's Day
Flashlights MADISON, Wis., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Need an idea for Father's Day? Still wondering what it is every father wants? Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) is so sure they have the answer, they've launched a special Father's Day advertising campaign to promote it: The Harley-Davidson(R) flashlight. The new line of flashlights, created through a partnership between Rayovac and Harley-Davidson, comes complete with genuine leather grips and classic Harley(R) detailing. To help shed some... 
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05/08/2000Rayovac Appoints Y&R Family Global Partner
Taps Burson-Marsteller for IR/PR Counsel MADISON, Wis., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) today announced that it has expanded its global advertising account with Y&R Chicago to include a focus on the Canadian and Latin American regions. The assignment comes after a Rayovac acquisition that expanded the company's presence in the Latin American market. Y&R Chicago has had a growing relationship with the Madison, Wisconsin based battery manufacturer si... 
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04/04/2000Rayovac Announces Price Increase; Continues to Reinvest in Brand, Product Performance and Merchandising Innovations
MADISON, Wis., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) today announced a price increase for selected products, effective May 29, 2000. The overall price for the products, which include alkaline, rechargeable and hearing aid batteries, will increase on average by 4 to 5 percent depending on the product. "Rayovac's price increase enables us to reinvest in what has made us a success -- a strong nationally advertised value brand that continues to grow, outstanding product performance... 
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03/28/2000Rayovac Recognized by Wal-Mart During Busiest Time of Year; Wal-Mart Awards Rayovac for the Second Year in a Row
MADISON, Wis., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of outstanding customer service, marketing innovation and product performance, Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) has been selected by Wal-Mart as "Supplier of the Fourth Quarter" in the Impulse Merchandising category. This award, which Rayovac has received for the second consecutive year, illustrates the type of retail partnerships that have made Rayovac the fastest growing battery company in the U.S. today. "Rayovac's repeated recognition by ... 
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03/21/2000Rayovac Launches World's Longest-Lasting Hearing Aid Battery; #1 Hearing Aid Battery Will Last Up to 30 Percent Longer Than Its Competition
MADISON, Wis., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people can now hear loud and clear -- and longer -- thanks to breakthrough technology developed by Rayovac (NYSE: ROV), the world's No.1 manufacturer of hearing aid batteries. Products like the new Rayovac Ultra Zinc Air Hearing Aid Batteries, which will last up to 30 percent longer than other zinc air hearing aid batteries, are what also make Rayovac the fastest growing battery manufacturer in the U.S. Set to ship in early summer, th... 
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09/15/1999Rayovac Announces Restructuring Initiatives
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Consistent with its previously disclosed plans to restructure for global growth, Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces a series of operational initiatives to take advantage of the global marketing opportunities afforded through its recent acquisition of the ROV Ltd. consumer battery operations. The initiatives will affect three main areas: manufacturing/distribution; marketing; and support functions. The initiatives reflect the restructuring of ... 
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08/09/1999$155 Million Acquisition of ROV Ltd. Completed; Rayovac Launches Global Marketing Initiative
MADISON, Wis., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today announced it has completed the acquisition of the consumer battery operations of ROV Limited for $155 million. With this acquisition, Rayovac has consolidated control of "Rayovac" brand rights for battery products worldwide, with the exception of Brazil, and setting the stage for a major global marketing launch. The acquisition rejoins the Latin American battery manufacturing and marketing operations with Rayovac Corp.... 
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06/24/1999Rayovac Announces Licensing Deal With Newpoint, a Division of Fiskars
MADISON, Wis., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces a product licensing agreement with the Newpoint Company, a division of Fiskars. Newpoint, of San Diego, Calif., is the U.S. market share leader in surge protector products. The agreement is for three years with renewal options. Financial terms were not disclosed. Under the agreement, Newpoint will use the Rayovac name for a line of products to be sold in retail stores in the consumer power protection categor... 
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06/16/1999Rayovac Enters Into Definitive Agreement for the Acquisition of ROV Limited's Business Operations
MADISON, Wis., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today announced it has entered into agreements to acquire the consumer battery business of ROV Limited for approximately $155 million. Privately held, ROV Limited is a leading battery manufacturer and marketer in Latin America with 1998 sales of $97 million. On closing of this acquisition Rayovac will control the Rayovac brand rights for battery products worldwide, with the exception of Brazil. ROV Limited was created i... 
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06/07/1999Rayovac Announces New Starting Time for Annual Meeting
MADISON, Wis., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders for Thursday, July 22, 1999, will begin at 8:00 a.m. CST, instead of the previously announced 9:00 a.m. CST. The meeting will be held at the Company's world headquarters, 601 Rayovac Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53711. Holders of record of the Company's Common Stock at the close of business on June 7, 1999, are entitled to vote on all matters presented at the 1999... 
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05/28/1999Rayovac Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MADISON, Wis., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) announced today that it has scheduled its Annual Meeting of Shareholders for Thursday, July 22, 1999, at 9:00 a.m. CST at the Company's world headquarters, 601 Rayovac Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53711. Holders of record of the Company's Common Stock at the close of business on June 7, 1999, are entitled to vote on all matters presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting. At the meeting, shareholders will elect directors and ... 
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05/06/1999Rayovac's $14 Million Computer System Goes Live
MADISON, Wis., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today announced that its $14 million fully integrated computer system is up and running. The new system allows Rayovac personnel "real-time" access to the company's important business processes involving order taking, shipping, invoicing, purchasing and production planning. The company has been working on this integrated system for nearly 14 months. The key component to the system is the R3 software developed by SAP AG, a le... 
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04/27/1999Rayovac Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Duracell
MADISON, Wis., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) filed a patent infringement suit yesterday against Duracell in U.S. District Court. The suit alleges that Duracell has infringed two Rayovac patents pertaining to zinc air battery technology. The suit asks for an injunction against the sale of Duracell zinc air batteries that infringe the Rayovac patents, and also seeks damages. Zinc air batteries are used primarily in hearing aid applications. Rayovac hearing aid b... 
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02/13/1999Rayovac Teams With Jarrett, Favre, Irwin for 1999 NASCAR Busch Series Events
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV), one of the most famous brand names in America, will enter the 1999 NASCAR Busch Series arena as the primary sponsor of Jarrett-Favre Motorsports. The multi-year sponsorship agreement will see Rayovac's familiar black, gold and red colors on Ford Tauruses fielded from the team's Conover, N.C. shop, with l998 NASCAR Winston Cup Raybestos Rookie of the Year Kenny Irwin behind the wheel in 11 events. Jarrett will drive the Rayovac F... 
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01/27/1999Rayovac Proceeding With ROV Ltd. Acquisition
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces today the acquisition of ROV Limited is scheduled to close by the end of February 1999. Privately held, ROV Limited is one of the leading battery manufacturers in Latin America with 1997 sales of $84 million. Rayovac currently expects to enter into new senior credit facilities with a banking syndicate led by Bank of America to finance the entire ROV Limited purchase and refinance debt outstanding under Rayovac'... 
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12/24/1998Rayovac Corporation Announces Agreement on $120,000,000 Acquisition of ROV Limited
Creates Significant Presence in Latin America and Consolidates Control of Worldwide Brand Name MADISON, Wis., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today announced it has executed an agreement to acquire ROV Limited. Privately held ROV Limited is one of the leading battery manufacturers in Latin America with 1997 sales of $84 million. With the purchase of ROV Limited, Rayovac will control the Rayovac brand rights for battery products w... 
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12/24/1998Rayovac Files 6 Million Stock Offering
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces today the filing of a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a stock offering of 6 million shares of common stock. Of the total shares being offered, 4 million new shares will be offered by the company with the net proceeds of the stock sale to partially finance the recently announced $120 million acquisition of ROV Ltd. Another 2 million shares will be offered by the existing sha... 
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11/20/1998Rayovac and Rudolph Light Up This Holiday Season
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most endearing images of the Christmas season -- Rudolph the reindeer and his glowing nose -- will be especially bright this year, as Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) has partnered with GoodTimes(R) Entertainment to promote the new feature film, Rudolph the Red- Nosed Reindeer: The Movie. This classic Christmas story was given a limited release in theaters in late October and was released on home video in mid-November. The animated feature showc... 
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10/22/1998Rayovac Donates $20,000 In Batteries And Flashlights To Hurricane-Battered Dominican Republic
MADISON, Wis., Oct., 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) today announces that $20,000 worth of alkaline batteries and flashlights are being donated immediately to the survivors of Hurricane Georges that recently devastated the island nation of the Dominican Republic. The donation is being made to the Sammy Sosa Charitable Foundation, which has been focusing its efforts on hurricane relief for the Dominican Republic. Mr. Sosa, a Dominican by birth, is now on site assisting those affect... 
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10/07/1998Rayovac Announces Licensing Agreement With Marathon Projects
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) today announces Marathon Projects Ltd. as exclusive agent to license the Rayovac brand name in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The two-year agreement, effective immediately, provides that Rayovac will pre-approve licensees and set quality standards for the licensed products. The agreement represents the first time Rayovac has licensed its brand in its history. According to the agreement, Marathon Projects, a leading marketin... 
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10/01/1998Rayovac Launches $30 Million Jordan Campaign
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) announces the launch of a new $30 million advertising and promotional campaign starring basketball superstar Michael Jordan. The campaign will feature four new television commercials, a new print ad and point-of-purchase support material, all featuring Michael Jordan. The campaign will break October 5. Both the print ad and TV commercials feature Michael addressing the confusing battery claims that are occurring in the marketp... 
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09/10/1998Rayovac and 1-800-Batteries Ink Revolutionary Battery Delivery Deal Featuring In-Store Fulfillment Hotlines, Internet Sales
by Ensuring Availability of Virtually Any Battery MADISON, Wis., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) and 1-800-Batteries today announced an exclusive agreement to create a state-of-the-art telephone hotline ordering system to allow consumers who cannot find the batteries and accessories they need in their regular retail store to order for next day delivery using their credit card. The hotline system will be installed in key retailers across the country and is expected to be... 
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08/06/1998Rayovac Names New Addition to Board
MADISON, Wis., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman Dave Jones announces the addition of Joseph W. Deering to the company's board of directors. Mr. Deering is currently president for the food equipment group of Premark, a $2.5 billion company based in Deerfield, Ill., that specializes in the manufacturing, distribution and servicing of equipment for the food service and food retail industries, including supermarkets, restaurants and fast food industries. Deering ... 
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07/28/1998Rayovac Names Lupo to Board
MADISON, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) Chairman Dave Jones announces the addition of John Lupo to the company's board of directors. Mr. Lupo is currently a consultant in the consumer products industry. Lupo previously served as senior vice president and chief operating officer for the international division of Walmart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, Ark. He held numerous executive positions at Walmart and has an extensive retail merchandising background. Prior t... 
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06/08/1998Rayovac Announces China Launch
MADISON, Wis., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces plans to enter the battery market in China with the launch of the company's Maximum(R) alkaline product. The launch is targeted for this summer. "With 1.2 billion consumers, China offers a tremendous opportunity for the Rayovac brand and our value-price strategy," said Dave Jones, Rayovac chairman and CEO. "The China launch clearly shows Rayovac's aggressive strategy to be a worldwide player in the battery indu... 
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04/21/1998Rayovac Announces Record Second Quarter Sales and Earnings
MADISON, Wis., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today reported record sales for its second fiscal quarter ending March 28, 1998, of $96.1 million, up 15% from the $83.6 million reported for the comparable prior year period driven by increased sales of alkaline, specialty batteries and lighting products. For the second fiscal quarter ending March 28, 1998, income from operations before special charges rose 40% to $6.7 million from $4.8 million for the same period a ye... 
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04/03/1998Rayovac Files Secondary Stock Offering
MADISON, Wis., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces today the filing of a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a secondary stock offering of 6.5 million shares of common stock. Of the shares being offered, 5.5 million will be offered by Thomas H. Lee Group and its affiliates and 1.0 million by certain Rayovac officers and employees. The company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in the offering. The offering wil... 
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03/25/1998Rayovac Announces Major Restructuring Effort
MADISON, Wis., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) today announced major restructuring plans for its domestic and international operations designed to maximize production and capacity efficiencies, reduce fixed costs and improve customer service. The total cost of the restructuring, estimated to be $9.5 million with $7.5 million to be recorded in the second quarter and $2.0 million to be recorded as incurred, is projected to save $5.0 million annually and significantly impr... 
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03/16/1998Rayovac Expands Into Rechargeable Battery Market
MADISON, Wis., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announces today a major expansion into the rechargeable battery market with the acquisition of the retail business of Direct Power Plus (DPP) of New York, a full line marketer of rechargeable batteries and accessories for cellular phones and video camcorders with sales of $18.8 million in 1997. Major customers of DPP include Sears and Wal-Mart. As a result of the DPP acquisition, Rayovac will sell rechargeable batterie... 
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03/05/1998Rayovac Inks Technology Agreement With Matsushita
MADISON, Wis., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac (NYSE: ROV) announces the signing of a major alkaline battery technology agreement with Matsushita Battery Industrial Co., Ltd. of Japan. Matsushita is the largest portable battery manufacturer in the world and is a recognized leader in alkaline manufacturing and product technology. The base agreement, which runs through 2003, is an extension of an existing technology license between the two companies. Under terms of the extension, Mats... 
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12/01/1997Rayovac Corp Acquires BRISCO G.M.B.H. & BRISCO B.V.
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp (NYSE: ROV) today announced the acquisition of BRISCO G.M.B.H. in Germany and BRISCO B.V. in Holland from BRAS BEHEER B.V., the holding company in Holland. BRISCO packages and distributes hearing aid batteries in unique, customized, environmentally-friendly packaging to hearing health care professionals in Germany and Holland, as well as several other European countries. BRISCO recorded total sales in Calendar 1996 of U.S. $4.5 Mi... 
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11/21/1997Rayovac Lights Up Wall Street
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst special effects and music, Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV) returned to Wall Street in grand fashion. Rayovac announced today that the registration statement for its initial public offering has become effective. To mark the occasion, Rayovac unveiled its lightning bolt logo on the front facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with an array of 20-foot tall fountains of silver sparklers, 30-foot long streamers and colored stars that were... 
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11/20/1997Rayovac's IPO Effective
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corp. (NYSE: ROV) announced today that the registration statement for its initial public offering has become effective. A total of 6.7 million shares is being offered at $14 per share through an underwriting syndicate consisting of: Merrill Lynch; Bear Stearns; Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette; and Smith Barney. In connection with the underwritten offering, certain shareholders of the Company have granted to the underwriters 30-day option... 
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