Pricing Term Sheet




NOVEMBER 20, 2012


$350,000,000 4.875% Notes due 2022


Issuer:    Avnet, Inc.
Title of Securities:    4.875% Notes due 2022
Type of Offering:    SEC-registered
Size:    $350,000,000
Maturity:    December 1, 2022
Coupon:    4.875%
Price to Public (Issue Price):    99.788% of principal amount
Yield to Maturity:    4.902%
Benchmark Treasury:    UST 1.625% due 11/15/2022
Spread to Benchmark Treasury:    325 bps
Benchmark Treasury Price and Yield:    99-24; 1.652%
Interest Payment Dates:    June 1 and December 1, commencing on June 1, 2013
Denominations:    $2,000 × $1,000
Optional Redemption:    Make-whole call at any time at the greater of 100% of the principal amount of the notes being redeemed or the discounted present value of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest at the treasury rate plus 50 basis points, plus accrued and unpaid interest to the date of redemption
Change of Control:    If a Change of Control Triggering Event occurs, putable at 101% of principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest to the date of repurchase
Trade Date:    November 20, 2012
Settlement Date:    T+4; November 27, 2012
CUSIP/ISIN:    053807 AR4/US053807AR45
Ratings*:    Baa3 / BBB- (Stable / Stable)
Joint Book-Running Managers:   

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith


RBS Securities Inc.


BNP Paribas Securities Corp.

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc.

Scotia Capital (USA) Inc.

HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

PNC Capital Markets LLC

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

* A rating reflects only the view of a rating agency and is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold the Securities. Any rating can be revised upward or downward or withdrawn at any time by a rating agency, if it decides that circumstances warrant that change.

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