Tyco Shareholders Approve Proposals at Annual General Meeting Including a 7 Percent Increase to the Annual Dividend

Wed Mar 6, 2013 12:26pm EST

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SCHAFFHAUSEN,  Switzerland,  March 6, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC)
announced today that its shareholders approved all proposals presented at the
company's Annual General Meeting, including the reelection of all ten nominees
to the Board of Directors to additional one year terms.  

Shareholders approved an annual dividend of  $0.64  per share, representing an
approximate 7 percent increase over the current  $0.60  annual dividend. Payment
of the dividend is to be made in four quarterly installments of  $0.16  from 
May 2013  through  February 2014. Shareholders also approved proposals to
reappoint the company's auditors, renew the company's authorized share capital,
and reduce its registered share capital. In addition, a supermajority of
shareholders endorsed the company's executive compensation practices by voting
in favor of the advisory "say-on-pay" proposal.  


Tyco (NYSE: TYC) is the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security
company. Tyco provides more than three million customers around the globe with
the latest fire protection and security products and services. A company with
$10+ billion in revenue, Tyco has more than 70,000 employees in more than 1,000
locations across 50 countries serving various end markets, including commercial,
institutional, governmental, retail, industrial, energy, residential and small
business. For more information, visit the new  www.tyco.com.  


Investor Relations Contacts: Antonella Franzen, +1-609-720-4665,
Afranzen@tyco.com, or Joe Longo, +1-609-720-4545, jlongo@tyco.com, or Media
Contacts: Ira Gottlieb, +1-609-610-1999, igottlieb@tycoint.com, or Brett Ludwig,
+1-609-216-3255, bludwig@tyco.com

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