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    Prestige Brands Holdings Prices Initial Public Offering
    IRVINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PBH - News), a consumer products company with a diversified portfolio of well-recognized brands, today announced that its offering of 28,000,000 shares of common stock priced at $16.00 per share. Certain of Prestige Brands' stockholders have granted the underwriters of the offering an option to purchase up to 4,200,000 additional shares at the initial public offering price within 30 days to cover over-allotments. Trading of Prestige Brands shares is expected to begin tomorrow on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PBH.

    The offering was made through an underwriting syndicate led by Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and JPMorgan, who acted as joint book-running managers. William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Piper Jaffray & Co. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey acted as co-managers.

    A registration statement relating to the common stock has been filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus may be obtained by contacting: Merrill Lynch & Co., Prospectus Department, 4 World Financial Center, New York, NY 10080 (212-449- 1000), Goldman, Sachs & Co., 85 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004, Attention: Prospectus Department (212-902-1171) or JPMorgan, Prospectus Department, One Chase Manhattan Plaza, Floor 5B, New York, NY 10081 (212-552-5164).

    About Prestige Brands Holdings

    Prestige Brands Holdings is a marketer and distributor of brand name over- the-counter drug, personal care and household cleaning products sold throughout the United States and Canada. Key brands include Compound W(R) wart remover, Chloraseptic(R) sore-throat relief products, New-Skin(R) liquid bandage, Clear eyes(R) and Murine(R) eye and ear care products, Little Remedies(R) pediatric over-the-counter healthcare products, Cutex(R) nail polish remover, Comet(R) and Spic & Span(R) household cleaner and several other well-recognized brands. Prestige Brands is headquartered in Irvington, New York.

    Contact: Jeremy Zweig

    Primary IR Contact
    Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc.
    660 White Plains Road – Ste 250
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    Telephone: 914-524-6819

    Transfer Agent

    6201 15th Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11219
    Telephone: (800) 937-5449


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