Partial Sale of Rexel Shares by Ray Investment Sarl
PARIS -- February 14, 2013
Regulatory News :
Eurazeo (Paris:RF) announces the sale by Ray Investment s.à.r.l. of 40 million
Rexel shares, representing approximately 14,7% of the share capital of Rexel,
for a total amount of approximately 640 million euros by way of an accelerated
book building to institutional investors. Eurazeo is, along with its
co-investors Clayton Dubilier & Rice, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Caisse
des Dépôts et Consignations du Québec, a shareholder of Ray Investment
s.à.r.l. since March 2005.
Eurazeo’s share of the proceeds of the Rexel shares sale is approximately 225
million euros. As a result of the sale, Ray France Investment S.A.S
shareholding in Ray Investment will be accordingly reduced from 30,9% to 29,4%
and Eurazeo’s indirect interest in Rexel SA will be reduced from 17,9%, to
12,7% of Rexel share capital.
This is the second transaction achieved by Ray investment s.à.r.l. on Rexel
shares after March 2012 disposal. Eurazeo, through its holding in Ray
investment s.à.r.l. will continue to play its role of long term shareholder
and hereby reaffirms its confidence and support to Rudy Provoost, CEO of
Rexel, to efficiently implement Rexel’s growth strategy and reach 2015
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