“Platinum Equity worked closely with Emerson to craft a transaction solution customized to meet both Emerson’s needs and the needs of the business,” said Jacob Kotzubei, the partner at Platinum Equity who led the team pursuing this transaction. “We are excited to work with Emerson and the EC&P management team to help grow the business and reinforce its position as a premier provider of highly engineered customized power and embedded computing products.”Today at 2 p.m. ET, Emerson management will discuss third quarter 2013 results and further details of this transaction during a conference call. Interested parties may listen to the live conference call via the Internet by visiting Emerson’s website at www.Emerson.com/financial and completing a brief registration form. A replay of the conference call will remain available for approximately three months. About Emerson Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com. About Platinum Equity Platinum Equity ( www.platinumequity.com) is a global M&A&O ® firm specializing in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, including information technology, telecommunications, logistics, metals services, manufacturing and distribution. Since its founding in 1995 by Tom Gores, Platinum Equity has completed more than 150 acquisitions. Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical may be “forward-looking” statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and Emerson undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect later developments. These risks and uncertainties include our ability to complete the embedded computing and power transaction, as well as economic and currency conditions, market demand, pricing, protection of intellectual property, and competitive and technological factors, among others, as set forth in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the SEC.