Partial Sale of Rexel Shares by Ray Investment Sarl Business Wire 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 targets. * * * About Eurazeo With a diversified portfolio of nearly 4 billion euros in assets, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Its mission is to identify, accelerate and enhance the transformation potential of companies in which it invests. Its solid family shareholder base, its lack of debt and its flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term. Eurazeo is the majority or leading shareholder in Accor, ANF Immobilier, APCOA, Edenred, Elis, Europcar, Foncia, Moncler and Rexel. Eurazeo’s shares are listed on the Paris Euronext Eurolist. ISIN: FR0000121121 - Bloomberg: RF FP - Reuters: EURA.PA Eurazeo March 20, 2013 2012 results financial calendar May 6, 2013 1^st Quarter 2013 revenues August 28, 2013 1st Half 2013 results For more information, please visit Eurazeo’s Internet site: www.eurazeo.com This press release does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. The securities mentioned herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (as such term is defined by Regulation S under the Securities Act), except pursuant to an exemption from or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. The Company does not intend to register any portion of the proposed offering in the United States nor to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States. Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan. Contact: Investor Relations: Caroline Cohen - email@example.com Tel: + 33 (0)1 44 15 16 76 or Corporate & Financial Communications: Sandra Cadiou - firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: + 33 (0)1 44 15 80 26 or Press: Havas Worldwide Paris : Charles Fleming – email@example.com Tel : +33 (0)1 58 47 94 40 - +33 (0)6 14 45 05 22
Partial Sale of Rexel Shares by Ray Investment Sarl
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