DANONE : DANONE : Danone launches a successful €750 million bond issue

    DANONE : DANONE : Danone launches a successful €750 million bond issue

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                                                      Paris, February 27, 2013

             Danone launches a successful €750 million bond issue

Danone today announced the successful launch  of a €750 million bond issue  in 
euros on February 27, 2013 maturing June 6,2018.

Funds raised will enable Danone to diversify its sources of finance and extend
the maturity of its debt at favorable market conditions.

The €750 million bond, priced at mid swap + 33 basis points, pays a coupon  of 
1.25%, and was  widely subscribed by  a diversified investor  base. The  bonds 
will be listed on Euronext Paris.

Danone is rated A- stable by Standard & Poor's and A3 stable by Moody's.

Barclays, ING, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, NATIXIS, Santander Global Banking  & 
Markets and The Royal Bank of Scotland were lead managers.

About Danone
Danone is one of the fastest-growing food companies in the world. Its  mission 
is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
The Group,  whose products  are sold  on five  continents, has  more than  180 
production plants  and around  100,000 employees.  In 2012,  Danone  generated 
sales of more  than €20  billion, of  which more  than half  were in  emerging 
markets.  The  Group  holds  top  positions  in  healthy  food  through   four 
businesses: Fresh Dairy  Products, Baby Nutrition,  Bottled Water and  Medical 
Nutrition. Listed on Euronext  Paris, Danone is a  component stock of  leading 
social responsibility indexes  including the Dow  Jones Sustainability  Index, 
ASPI Eurozone and the Ethibel Sustainability Index.

                        For more information, contact:
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                DANONE: 17, boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris

Danone launches a successful €750 million bond issue


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