Distribution of an interim dividend of euro 0.31 per share for 2012

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       Distribution of an interim dividend of EUR0.31 per share for 2012

Paris, December 12, 2012 - Safran's Board of Directors (NYSE Euronext Paris:
SAF) which met today has decided to pay an interim 2012 dividend of
approximately Euro 129 million (Euro 0.31 per share).

This interim dividend will have an ex-date on December 17, 2012 and a payment
date on December 20, 2012.


FY 2012 results         February 21, 2013
Q1 2013 revenue         April 23, 2013
AGM                     May 28, 2013
H1 2013 results         July 26, 2013

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Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core
businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defence and Security.
Operating worldwide, the Safran group has close to 60,000 employees and
generated sales of 11.7 billion euros in 2011. Working alone or in partnership,
Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. The
Group invests heavily in Research & Development to meet the requirements of
changing markets, including expenditures of 1.3 billion euros in 2011. Safran 
is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index.

For more information, www.safran-group.com

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Catherine Malek             +33 (0)1 40 60 80 28  catherine.malek@safran.fr

Investor Relations
Pascal Bantegnie            +33 (0)1 40 60 80 45  pascal.bantegnie@safran.fr
Peter Campbell              +33 (0)1 40 60 35 96  peter.campbell@safran.fr
Antoine-Pierre de Grammont  +33 (0)1 40 60 80 47 
                                   Safran group
                          2, bd du Général Martial Valin
                          75724 Paris Cedex 15 - France

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