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Tyco Healthcare Announces Investor Meeting for Covidien Debut on New York Stock Exchange
Global Healthcare Leader to Separate from Tyco International
MANSFIELD, Mass., June 14, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Tyco Healthcare will participate in a meeting, held on June 19, 2007 and hosted by Tyco International, to update the investment community on the planned June 29, 2007, separation of Tyco International, Tyco Electronics and Tyco Healthcare into three independent, publicly traded companies.

Tyco Healthcare will become Covidien (NYSE: COV, BSX: COV) and will begin independent trading on the New York and Bermuda Stock Exchanges on July 2, 2007, marking its debut as an independent diversified global healthcare products company.

The investor meeting will include presentations from Edward Breen, Chairman and CEO of Tyco International; Thomas Lynch, CEO of Tyco Electronics; Richard Meelia, President and CEO of Tyco Healthcare (Covidien); and select members of their management teams. Members of the media are invited to attend. The presentation on Covidien will begin at 2 p.m., followed by a question and answer session.

                            TYCO INVESTOR MEETING
                            Tuesday, June 19, 2007
                               8 a.m. -- 4 p.m.
                         Equitable Center Auditorium
              787 Seventh Avenue (between 51st and 52nd Streets)
                                New York City

Tyco will be providing a media room which will be located in the Equitable Center. The media room will carry a closed-circuit telecast of the meeting and will be equipped with high-speed internet connections and telephones. The press room will open at 7:30 a.m. and light refreshments will be available.

Individuals who are unable to attend the meeting in person will be able to participate in a live webcast via Tyco's corporate website

Please confirm your attendance with David T. Young, 508-261-6330 or


Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines, including surgical devices, energy-based devices, respiratory and monitoring solutions, pharmaceutical products, imaging solutions, patient care and safety products, and medical supplies. With 2006 revenue of nearly $10 billion, Covidien has more than 43,000 employees worldwide in 57 countries, and its products are sold in over 130 countries. Please visit to learn more about our business.

SOURCE Tyco Healthcare

Eric Kraus, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, +1-508-261-8305,; or Cole Lannum, Vice President, Investor Relations,
+1-508-452-4343,; or Bruce Farmer, Director, Financial
Communications, +1-508-452-4372,; or Wayde McMillan,
Director, Investor Relations, +1-508-452-4387,, all
of Tyco Healthcare