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Outcome of offering to pay 2012 final dividend in shares

Rueil-Malmaison - 21 May 2013

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The option offered to shareholders for payment of 2012 final dividend in shares met with great success: 68.38% of rights chose this payment method.

A total of 13,557,863 new shares will be issued for an amount of €440,766,126.

The Shareholders’ Meeting of 16 April 2013 approved the payment of a dividend of €1.77 per share in respect of financial year 2012. It was proposed that the final dividend (€1.22 per share) could be paid in cash or new shares issued at a price of €32.51 per share.