SNC-Lavalin reports that information is being made public relating to the search warrant on its premises in April 2012

SNC-Lavalin reports that information is being made public relating to the 
search warrant on its premises in April 2012 
MONTREAL, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) reports that, 
following a request for information to the Cour du Québec, the Court has made 
public substantial parts of the RCMP's affidavit used to obtain the warrant to 
search the Company's premises in April 2012. The Globe and Mail, La Presse and 
National Post have filed this request in order to see information that until 
now has been confidential and in the hands of the authorities only. 
This is the first time that SNC-Lavalin has seen the actual affidavit. While 
the affidavit contains much of the information that the Company and its 
counsel voluntarily provided to authorities in March 2012, it also contains 
some information of which we were not previously aware. We cannot determine 
the veracity of certain allegations in the affidavit. Affidavits 
containunproven informationand allegations gathered by authorities in the 
context of an investigation thatare submitted toa judgein order to 
obtain a search warrant. 
We are eager for this situation to be resolved in the courts and will continue 
to do everything in our power to assist the authorities to get to the bottom 
of these issues as rapidly as possible. The affidavit is being closely 
reviewed to determine what course of action SNC-Lavalin may take as 
consequence. Should the allegations relating to any of the individuals in the 
affidavit be proven, we plan to act swiftly and resolutely to address any 
damages that may have been caused to the Company and its interests. Because we 
are unequivocal in our desire to support the work of the authorities, we will 
not comment or speculate on the information contained in the affidavit in an 
effort not to compromise the enquiries underway. 
SNC-Lavalin's commitment to ethical behavior and the highest standards in 
governance, compliance and accountability is unwavering. We continue to 
improve and strengthen our processes throughout the Company. More information 
about how positive change is being implemented throughout the organization is 
available at 
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the 
world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the 
provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin 
has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and 
is currently working in some 100 countries. 
Media: Leslie Quinton Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Communications 
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. 514-390-8000, ext. 7354 
Investors: Denis Jasmin Vice-President, Investor Relations SNC-Lavalin Group 
Inc. 514-390-8000, ext. 7553   
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