Air Liquide: 2012 Reference Document Available

  Air Liquide: 2012 Reference Document Available

Business Wire

PARIS -- March 15, 2013

Regulatory News:

The 2012 Air Liquide (Paris:AI) Reference Document including the Corporate
Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Report was filed with the
French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) on March 14, 2013.

This document is available in French and English on the Group’s website
www.airliquide.com, section Investors – regulated information.

Copies of this Reference Document are also available at the Company head
office in Paris (75007), France – 75, quai d’Orsay.

The Reference Document includes the following information:

  *the 2012 financial report,
  *the corporate governance and internal audit report,
  *the statutory auditors’ remuneration.

Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the
environment, and is present in 80countries with close to 50,000employees.
Oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air
Liquide’s activities since its creation in 1902. Using these molecules, Air
Liquide continuously reinvents its business, anticipating the needs of current
and future markets. The Group innovates for the good of society while
delivering growth and consistent performance.

Innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry’s energy
use, recover and reuse natural resources or develop the energies of tomorrow,
such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy… Oxygen for hospitals, home
healthcare, fighting nosocomial infections… Air Liquide combines many products
and technologies to develop valuable applications and services not only for
its customers but also for society.

A partner for the long term, Air Liquide relies on employee commitment,
customer trust and shareholder support to pursue its vision of sustainable,
competitive growth. The diversity of Air Liquide’s teams, businesses, markets
and geographic presence provides a solid and sustainable base for its
development and strengthens its ability to push back its own limits, conquer
new territories and build its future.

Air Liquide explores the best that air can offer to preserve life, staying
true to its Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable development
approach. In 2012, the Group’s revenues amounted to €15.3billion of which
82% were generated outside France. AirLiquide is listed on the Paris Euronext
stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40 and Dow Jones
Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.

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Upcoming dates

First quarter 2013 revenue:
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Annual General Meeting:
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
1^st half revenue and results:
Tuesday July 30, 2013

Contact:

Corporate Communications:
Corinne Estrade-Bordry, + 33 (0)1 40 62 51 31
Garance Bertrand, + 33 (0)1 40 62 59 62
or
Investor Relations:
Virginia Jeanson, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 37
Annie Fournier, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 18