PSA Peugeot Citroën Successfully Completed the Disposal of Its Stake in BNP
Paribas for c. €177M
PARIS -- March 14, 2013
Regulatory News :
PSA Peugeot Citroën^(*) (Paris:UG) today announces the success of the
placement of its entire stake of 4,004,695 BNP Paribas shares (representing
0.32% of BNP Paribas’s share capital), carried out through an accelerated
bookbuilt private placement for a total amount of approximately €177 million.
The price of the accelerated bookbuilding, for which Société Générale
Corporate & Investment Banking acted as sole Lead Manager and Bookrunner, was
44.24 euros per BNP Paribas share.
Pursuant to this transaction, PSA Peugeot Citroën will no longer hold any BNP
Paribas share. This transaction comes within the framework of its active
balance sheet management by PSA Peugeot Citroën.
(*) Through its subsidiary Grande Armée Participations
About PSA Peugeot Citroën
With its two world-renowned brands, Peugeot and Citroën, PSA Peugeot Citroën
sold 2.9 million vehicles worldwide in 2012, of which 38% outside Europe. The
second largest carmaker in Europe, PSA Peugeot Citroën has sales operations in
160 countries. PSA Peugeot Citroën is also involved in financing activities
(Banque PSA Finance) and automotive equipment (Faurecia).
For more information, please visit www.psa-peugeot-citroen.com
Peugeot S.A.’s shares (UG) are listed on the regulated market of NYSE Euronext
in Paris (Compartiment A). Peugeot S.A. is a member of the CAC Next 20 and SBF
120 indices and is entitled to the Deferred Settlement Service (Service de
Règlement Différé or SRD).
ISIN code: FR 0000121501
This press release (the “Release”) is for information purposes only and does
not constitute an offer to sell or an offer to the public of any ordinary
shares of BNP Paribas (the “Securities”) in some country or other, including
The Release does not constitute a prospectus within the meaning of Directive
2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003,
as amended by Directive 2010/73/EU of the European Parliament and of the
Council of 24 November 2010 (the “Prospectus Directive”).
In France, the offer is made through a private placement in accordance with
article L.411-2 II of the French Code monétaire et financier with the
provisions of the applicable regulations. The offer will not constitute an
offer to the public of securities in accordance with article L.411-1 of the
Code monétaire et financier.
In relation to each member state of the European Economic Area other than
France (collectively, the “Member States”) which has implemented the
Prospectus Directive, no offer to the public of any Securities has been made
and will be made, which would require the publication of a prospectus within
any Member States. Consequently, the Securities shall be and will be offered
or sold within the Member States only in the exemptions referred to in the
The Securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933 as amended. They may not be offered or sold within the
United States, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration
requirements. Grande Armée Participations does not intend to make any offer to
the public of the Securities in the United States.
Any investment decision to buy Securities must be made solely on the basis of
publicly available information regarding BNP Paribas. Such information is not
the responsibility of Société Générale and has not been independently verified
by Société Générale.
Release, publication or distribution of Release is forbidden in any country
where it would violate applicable laws or regulations. The Release must not be
released, published or distributed in the United States, Canada, Japan or
Communications Department, Media relations : 75 av. de la Grande Armée - 75116
Telephone +33 (0) 1 40 66 42 00 - www.psa-peugeot-citroen.com
Jean-Baptiste Thomas +33 (0) 6 78 15 84 59
Pierre-Olivier Salmon +33 (0) 6 76 86 45 48
Cécile Damide +33 (0) 1 40 66 53 89
Jean-Baptiste Mounier +33 (0) 6 68 43 19 00
Carole Dupont-Pietri +33 (0) 1 40 66 42 59
Olivier Sartoris +33 (0) 1 40 66 43 65
Christophe Fournier +33 (0) 1 40 66 57 45
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