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Philips to Acquire Genlyte
Philips to Acquire Genlyte in an All-Cash Transaction for USD 95.50 per share
Published Monday, November 26, 2007

including without limitation expectations as to future sales and operating results, constitute "forward- looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Reform Act"). Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "plans," "intends," "estimates," "projects," "forecasts," "outlook," and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward- looking statements. The statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the company's actual results, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward- looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the following: the highly competitive nature of the lighting business; the overall strength or weakness of the economy, construction activity, and the commercial, residential, and industrial lighting markets; the ability to maintain or increase prices; customer acceptance of new product offerings; ability to sell to targeted markets; the performance of our specialty and niche businesses; availability and cost of input materials; work interruption by union employees; increases in energy and freight costs; workers' compensation, casualty and group health insurance costs; increases in interest costs arising from an increase in rates; the operating results of recent acquisitions; future acquisitions; foreign currency exchange rates; changes in tax rates or laws, and changes in accounting standards. We will not undertake and specifically decline any obligation to update or correct any forward- looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events.

The Genlyte Group Incorporated

William G. Ferko, CFO, The Genlyte Group Incorporated, +1-502-420-9502

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"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Genlyte Group's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.