VILMORIN & CIE : VILMORIN LAUNCHES A FIRST FREE ALLOTMENT OF SHARES AS PART OF ITS SHAREHOLDING STRATEGY ON BEHALF OF ITS INDIVIDUAL SHAREHOLDERS Public limited company with Board of Directors, with a capital of 262576040,25 Euros. Head Office: 4, Quai de la Mégisserie - F-75001 PARIS SIREN Paris 377 913728 Fiscal year from July 1^st to June 30^th NYSE Euronext Paris (Compartment A) - Eligible for Deferred Settlement Order January 16, 2013 VILMORIN LAUNCHES A FIRST FREE ALLOTMENT OF SHARES AS PART OF ITS SHAREHOLDING STRATEGY ON BEHALF OF ITS INDIVIDUAL SHAREHOLDERS Free allotment of 1 new share for 10 old shares held The board of the company Vilmorin, acting by delegation of the Joint Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on December 12, 2012, decided the free allotment of shares at a rate of 1 new share for 10 old shares held. Attribution operations will begin on Monday January 21, 2013 and will concern all shares held at the close of trading on Euronext Paris on Friday January 18, 2013. Any shareholder having acquired shares before this date will benefit from this allotment of shares. The 1,721,810 new shares will be assimilated to old shares as of January 21, 2013. The attribution right will not be listed. Shares corresponding to the fractional rights will be sold on the market, and the amount raised from this sale will be allotted to holders of fractional rights as of Monday February 11, 2013, and at the latest 30 days after registration of the number of full shares allotted in their account. Consequently, Vilmorin's new share capital will stand at 298,833,642.75 Euros, divided up into 18,939,911 shares with a nominal value of 15.25 Euros. Operations will be centralized by BNP Paribas Securities Services. Adjustment of the conversion rate of Vilmorin's convertible bonds ^(1) Following the free allotment of shares, the exchange and/or conversion ratio of the convertible bonds ^(1) is to be adjusted according to the methods used for convertible or exchangeable bonds. The conversion and/or exchange rate will therefore be raised from 1.08 Vilmorin shares for one convertible bond to 1.19 Vilmorin shares for one convertible bond. NB: the NYSE EURONEXT notice concerning this free allotment of shares and the adjustment of the conversion ratio for the convertible bonds was disclosed on January 16, 2013. ^(1) Bonds with option of conversion and/or exchangeable in new or existing shares, ISIN FR0010627109, issued on June 6, 2008 COMING DISCLOSURES 2012-2013 (at the end of trading on the Paris stock market) Tuesday February 5, 2013: sales for the first semester Tuesday February 19, 2013: results for the first semester Monday April 29, 2013: sales at the end of the third quarter Wednesday July 31, 2013: sales for the fiscal year As the world's fourth largest seed company, Vilmorin develops vegetable and field seeds with high added value, to better meet global food requirements. True to its vision of sustainable development, Vilmorin relies on ongoing investments in research and international growth to strengthen its market shares. An ambition that is driven by its corporate culture which is based on the sharing of knowledge, quality of life and respect for the needs of mankind. For any further information:Daniel Jacquemond Chief Financial Officer firstname.lastname@example.org Claire Planche Financial Communication and Investor Relations Officer email@example.com Claire-Marie Sonnier Financial Communication Assistant and Individual Shareholder Relations firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: + 33 (0)4 73 63 44 85 Fax: + 33 (0)4 73 63 41 80 Website: www.vilmorin.info VILMORIN LAUNCHES A FIRST FREE ALLOTMENT OF SHARES ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: VILMORIN & CIE via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1670896
VILMORIN & CIE : VILMORIN LAUNCHES A FIRST FREE ALLOTMENT OF SHARES AS PART OF ITS SHAREHOLDING STRATEGY ON BEHALF OF ITS
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