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Fortune Brands Announces Results And Proration Of Tender Offers

Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE:FO) today reported the results and proration of its previously announced tender offers (the "Tender Offers") for up to an aggregate purchase price of $1.05 billion of its outstanding notes listed in the table below (collectively, the "Notes"). The Tender Offers commenced on July 28, 2011 and expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on August 24, 2011 (such date and time, the "Expiration Date"). The settlement date was August 25, 2011.

The following table provides the results of the Tender Offers as of the Expiration Date for each series of Notes:

        Principal     Principal     Principal Amount    
CUSIP Amount Amount Accepted for Acceptance
Notes     Number     Outstanding     Tendered     Purchase     Priority Level
 
5.375% Notes 349631AL5 $950,000,000 $670,014,000 $550,000,000 1(a)
due 2016
 
8.625% Debentures 49631AD3 $90,986,000 $31,686,000 $31,686,000 2
due 2021
 
7.875% Debentures 349631AE1 $150,000,000 $36,208,000 $36,208,000 3
due 2023
 
4.875% Notes 349631AK7 $300,000,000 $119,521,000 $119,521,000 4
due 2013
 
6.375% Notes 349631AP6 $500,000,000 $256,271,000 $173,586,000 5
due 2014
 

(a) Subject to a limit of $550 million principal amount.

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