nVent Announces Completion of Separation from Pentair

Independent, $2.1 billion company focuses on electrical connection
and protection

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (“nVent”), a global leader in electrical
connection and protection solutions, today announced the completion of
its separation from Pentair plc (“Pentair”) and its launch as an
independent, publicly traded company. nVent
shares will begin “regular way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange
on May 1, 2018, under the symbol “NVT.”

The company has a leading portfolio of electrical enclosures, electric
heat tracing solutions, complete heat management systems, and electrical
and fastening solutions that connect and protect critical systems across
the globe where the cost of failure is high. Its innovative electrical
solutions help maximize customer efficiency, improve utilization, lower
installation costs as well as the total cost of ownership and minimize

“With the completion of this spin, nVent has achieved a major milestone
in becoming a more focused, global leader in providing electrical
connection and protection solutions to customers around the world,” said
Beth Wozniak, nVent’s chief executive officer. “We are going to be a
fast-paced, dynamic growth company, focused on our customers and moving
with velocity. I am proud to be part of the nVent team and am confident
in the strategy and portfolio we have in place to deliver long-term
shareholder value.”

The distribution of nVent ordinary shares occurred effective at 4:59
p.m. EDT on April 30, 2018. In the distribution, nVent issued one nVent
ordinary share for each Pentair ordinary share held as of the close of
business on April 17, 2018, the record date for the distribution.

nVent customers include commercial builders, energy companies, data
centers and industrial manufacturers. The company’s business – divided
into three segments – centers on six well-established brands.

The Enclosures segment is a leading global provider of electrical
and electronics protection products and services. Marketed under the
nVent HOFFMAN and nVent SCHROFF brands, nVent enclosures offer
two-pronged protection: safeguarding electrical equipment from the
operating environment and people from electrical hazards. The nVent
HOFFMAN brand includes steel, stainless steel and non-metallic
enclosures, modular enclosure solutions, and industrial cooling systems.
The nVent SCHROFF brand includes server cabinets, data center cooling
solutions, power supplies, sub-racks and cases.

The Thermal Management segment consists of global leading
portfolios of heat tracing solutions and complete heat management
systems. nVent RAYCHEM solutions include heat tracing for pipes in
industrial plants, buildings and infrastructure, heating system
components, fire-rated wiring cables, floor-heating cables and mats, and
thermostats and controls. nVent TRACER offerings include turnkey heat
management services, including design, engineering project management
and construction services.

The Electrical and Fastening Solutions segment comprises
components used to fix, fasten and protect cable and wire systems. The
nVent ERICO brand offers components for electrical protection, rail and
transit connectivity, telecom installation, and utility and industrial
facility electrical systems. The nVent CADDY brand includes fixing,
fastening and support products for electrical installation, seismic and
fire protection, data communications and heating, ventilating and air
conditioning systems.

About nVent
Electric plc
, (“nVent”) with a principal office in London, England,
and U.S. management office in Minneapolis, Minn., is a global leader of
inventive electrical solutions that connect and protect customers by
creating safer systems to ensure a more secure world. The nearly 9,000
employees worldwide design, manufacture and distribute electrical
enclosures, electric heat tracing solutions, complete heat management
systems, and electrical and fastening solutions. In 2018, nVent became
an independent, publicly traded company (NYSE: NVT) after separating
from Pentair plc (“Pentair”). Its robust portfolio of leading electrical
product brands dates back more than 100 years and includes nVent CADDY,

This press
release contains statements that we believe to be “forward-looking
statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical
fact are forward-looking statements. Without limitation, any statements
preceded or followed by or that include the words “targets,” “plans,”
“believes,” “expects,” “intends,” “will,” “likely,” “may,”
“anticipates,” “estimates,” “projects,” “should,” “would,” “positioned,”
“strategy,” “future” or words, phrases or terms of similar substance or
the negative thereof, are forward-looking statements. All projections in
this press release are also forward-looking statements. These
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and
are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some
of which are beyond our control, which could cause actual results to
differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. These factors include the ability to realize
the anticipated benefits from our separation from Pentair (the
“Separation”); adverse effects on our business operations or financial
results as a result of the consummation of the Separation; the ability
of our business to operate independently following the Separation;
overall global economic and business conditions impacting our business;
the ability to achieve the benefits of our restructuring plans; the
ability to successfully identify, finance, complete and integrate
acquisitions; competition and pricing pressures in the markets we serve;
the strength of housing and related markets; volatility in currency
exchange rates and commodity prices; inability to generate savings from
excellence in operations initiatives consisting of lean enterprise,
supply management and cash flow practices; increased risks associated
with operating foreign businesses; the ability to deliver backlog and
win future project work; failure of markets to accept new product
introductions and enhancements; the impact of changes in laws and
regulations, including those that limit U.S. tax benefits; the outcome
of litigation and governmental proceedings; and the ability to achieve
our long-term strategic operating goals. Additional information
concerning these and other factors is contained in our filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, including nVent’s Registration
Statement on Form 10, as amended. All forward-looking statements speak
only as of the date of this press release. nVent assumes no obligation,
and disclaims any obligation, to update the information contained in
this press release.

trademarks of nVent Electric plc.


J.C. Weigelt, 763-204-7750
Vice President,
Investor Relations
Merrill, 763-218-2259
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Burnham, 612-455-1744