Danaher Corporation Announces Pricing of EUR 500 Million Eurobond Offering

Danaher Corporation announced today the pricing of a Eurobond offering of euro 500,000,000 4.5% Guaranteed Notes due July 22, 2013, with a fixed re-offer price of 99.623. Danaher intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to pay down a portion of its outstanding commercial paper and for general corporate purposes. A subsidiary of Danaher will issue the notes and Danaher will guarantee the payment of all sums payable by the subsidiary in respect of the Notes. The offering is being made exclusively outside of the United States only to non-U.S. investors in the non-U.S. capital markets in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The notes will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act.

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Industrial Technologies, and Tools and Components. (http://www.danaher.com/).

Statements in this document regarding the anticipated offering and terms thereof, the listing of the notes and the intended use of proceeds from the notes, as well as any other statements that are not strictly historical, including statements regarding events or developments that we believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future, may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. There are a number of important factors that could cause actual events to differ materially from those suggested or indicated by such forward looking statements, including the factors described in Danaher's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and its most recent quarterly report filed with the SEC. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release and Danaher disclaims any duty to update any forward looking statements.

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, Vice President, Investor Relations of Danaher
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