BIC : BIC : voting rights - 31DEC2012

                    BIC : BIC : voting rights - 31DEC2012

                                                     BIC Group - Press Release
                                                      Clichy - 17 january 2012

                 Disclosure of total number of voting rights
                   and number of shares forming the capital
                           as of December 31, 2012

Article L 233-8-II of the French "Code de Commerce" and Article 223-16 of  the 
General Regulations of the French "Autorité des Marchés Financiers".

As of December 31, 2012, the total  number of issued shares of SOCIÉTÉ BIC  is 
48,378,297shares, representing:

  *68,450,657 voting rights,

  *67,611,166 voting rights excluding shares without voting rights

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2013 Agenda (all dates to be confirmed)

FY 2012 results                February 13, 2013 Meeting - Company
1^st Quarter 2013 results      April 25, 2013    Conference call
AGM                            May 15, 2013      Meeting - Company
2^nd Quarter and 1^st Half     August 1, 2013    Conference call
2013 results

About BIC
BIC is  a  world  leader  in stationery,  lighters,  shavers  and  promotional 
products. For more than 60 years,  BIC has honored the tradition of  providing 
high-quality,  affordable  products  to  consumers  everywhere.  Through  this 
unwavering dedication, BIC has become one of the most recognized brands in the
world. BIC products are sold in more  than 160 countries around the world.  In 
2011, BIC recorded net sales of  1,824.1 million euros. The Company is  listed 
on "Euronext Paris" and is part of the  SBF120 and CAC Mid 60 indexes. BIC  is 
also part  of the  following  SRI indexes:  FTSE4Good Europe,  ASPI  Eurozone, 
Ethibel Excellence Europe, Gaia Index and Stoxx Global ESG Index.

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