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Press release from Business Wire

Arrow Electronics Upsizes Its Asset Securitization Program

<p class='bwalignc'> Available liquidity under the new program increased to $600 million </p>

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Arrow Electronics Upsizes Its Asset Securitization Program16:00 EST Wednesday, December 15, 2010 MELVILLE, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that it has increased the size of its existing asset securitization program. Under the new program, the company now has available liquidity of $600 million. The revised program is an 18-month agreement with the right to request a 12-month extension. The original agreement was set to expire March 2011. The asset securitization program is collateralized by accounts receivables of certain of the company's North American subsidiaries and is conducted through Arrow Electronics Funding Corporation, a wholly-owned, bankruptcy remote subsidiary. The asset securitization program does not qualify for sale treatment. Accordingly, the accounts receivable and related debt obligation remain on the company's consolidated balance sheet. Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 900 suppliers and 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 310 locations in 51 countries and territories. Arrow Electronics, Inc.Michael Taunton, 631-847-5680Vice President and TreasurerorPaul J. Reilly, 631-847-1872Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations & Chief Financial OfficerorMedia:John Hourigan, 303-824-4586Director, Corporate Communications