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REXEL : ADDITIONAL ISSUANCE OF NOTES IN AN AMOUNT OF EUR150 MILLION

REXEL : ADDITIONAL ISSUANCE OF NOTES IN AN AMOUNT OF EUR150 MILLION 
PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 --  
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN 


 
                          ADDITIONAL ISSUANCE OF NOTES
                          IN AN AMOUNT OF EUR150 MILLION

 
Rexel  announces today  the placement  of an  additional EUR150 
million principal
amount  of its 5.125% senior notes due 2020 at a
price of 101% yielding 4.955%.
On  March 20, 2013, Rexel had placed
EUR500 million of its 5.125% senior notes due 2020 and  USD500 
million  of  its  5.250% senior notes due 2020. The additional
notes 
will have identical terms and conditions as the EUR500 million notes
placed
on  March 20, 2013 and will form a single series and be fully
fungible with such
notes. 
The  delivery and settlement of  the additional notes is  expected to
take place
simultaneously  with the delivery and settlement of the
original notes, in early
April 2013. 
Rexel,  a  global  leader  in  the  distribution  of  sustainable and
innovative
products  and services for  automation, technical supply 
and energy management,
addresses three main markets - industrial,
commercial and residential. The Group
supports  customers around the
globe, wherever they are, to create value and run their  business
better. With  a network of  some 2,300 branches in 37 countries,
and 
over 31,000 employees, Rexel's sales were  EUR13.4 billion in 2012.
Its major shareholder  is an investor group  led by Clayton, Dubilier
 & Rice, Eurazeo and BAML Capital Partners. 
Rexel is listed on the Eurolist market of Euronext Paris (compartment
A, ticker
RXL, ISIN code FR0010451203). It is included in the
following indices: SBF 120,
CAC Mid 100, CAC AllTrade, CAC AllShares,
FTSE EuroMid, FTSE4Good, STOXX600,
STOXX Europe Sustainability and
ASPI Eurozone. 
This  announcement does not  constitute an offer  to sell, or  a
solicitation of offers  to  purchase  or  subscribe  for  securities 
in the United States. The
securities referred to herein have not been
and will not be registered under the U.S.  Securities Act of 1933, as
 amended (the "Securities Act")  and may not be offered or sold in
the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S.
persons
  (as   defined  in  Re
gulation  S  under  the  Securities  Act)
absent
registration or an applicable exemption from the registration
requirements under
the  Securities  Act.   This  notice  is  issued
pursuant to Rule 135c under the Securities Act. 
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN 
IMPORTANT NOTICE 
No communication and no information in respect of the offering by
Rexel of Notes
(the  "Notes") may  be distributed  to the  public in 
any jurisdiction where a registration  or approval is required.   No
steps have been  or will be taken in any   jurisdiction  where  such 
steps  would  be  required.   The offering  or subscription  of  the 
Notes  may  be  subject  to  specific legal or
regulatory
restrictions  in certain jurisdictions.   Rexel takes no 
responsibility for any violation of any such restrictions by any
person. 
This   announcement  is  not  a  prospectus  within  the  meaning  of
Directive
2003/71/EC of  the European Parliament ant the Council of
November 4th, 2003, as amended  and as  implemented respectively  in
each  member State of the European
Economic Area (the "Prospectus
Directive"). 
This  announcement does  not, and  shall not,  in any circumstances
constitute a public  offering nor an invitation to the public in
connection with any offer in any jurisdiction. 
The  offer and sale  of the Notes  in France was  carried out in
accordance with
article  L.  411-2 of  the  French  Monetary  and 
Financial  Code and the other
applicable  laws and regulations
relating to qualified investors.  There will be no public offering in
France. 
With  respect to  the member  States of  the European  Economic Area,
other than
France,  which  have  implemented  the  Prospectus 
Directive (each, a "relevant
member  State"), no action has been
undertaken  or will be undertaken to make an offer  to the public of
the Notes requiring a publication of a prospectus in any relevant 
member State.  As a result, the  Notes may only be offered in
relevant
member States: (a) to qualified investors (as defined in the
Prospectus Directive, including as amended  by directive  2010/73/EU,
to the  extent that  this amendment  has been
implemented by the
relevant member State); or (b) in any other circumstances, not
requiring the issuer to publish a prospectus
as provided under
article 3(2) of the Prospectus Directive. 
The  distribution of this press release is  not made, and has not
been approved,
by  an "authorised person" within the  meaning of
Article 21(1) of the Financial
Services and Markets Act 2000.  As a
consequence, this press release is directed
only  at  persons  who 
(i)  are  located  outside the United Kingdom, (ii) have
professional
 experience  in  matters  relating  to  investments and fall
within
Article 19(5) ("investment professionals") of the Financial
Services and Markets
Act  2000 (Financial  Promotions)  Order  2005
(as  amended),  (iii) are persons
falling within Article 49(2)(a) to
(d) (high net worth companies, unincorporated
associations,  etc.) of
the  Financial Services and  Markets Act 2000 (Financial
Promotion) 
Order  2005 (as  amended)  or  (iv)  are  persons to whom this
press
release  may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such
persons together being
referred  to as  "Relevant Persons").   The
Notes  are directed only at Relevant
Persons  and  no  invitation, 
offer  or  agreements  to  subscribe, purchase or otherwise  acquire 
Notes  may  be  proposed  or  made  other than with Relevant
Persons.
  Any person other than  a Relevant Person may  not act or rely on
this
document or any provision thereof.  This press release is not a
prospectus which
has  been  approved  by  the  Financial  Services 
Authority or any other United
Kingdom  regulatory authority  for the 
purposes of  Section 85 of the Financial
Services and Markets Act
2000. 
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN 
The  Notes are being offered in reliance on the accredited investor
exemption in Canada.  The Notes have not been and  will not be
qualified under the securities
laws  of Canada and may not be offered
or sold in Canada without a prospectus or an  applicable exemption
from the prospectus requirements of Canadian securities
legislation. 
This press release  does not constitute  an offer to  sell nor the
solicitation  of an offer to buy, and any  sale of any Notes in any
jurisdiction
in  Canada in which such an offer,  solicitation or sale
would be unlawful prior
to  qualification  under  the  securities 
laws  of  any  such jurisdiction  is prohibited. 
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
Notes  have not been and will not be
registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as  amended  (the 
"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 in reliance on the exemption from
registration provided
by  Rule 144A under the Securities  Act.  Rexel
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.  This notice is issued pursuant to Rule 135c
under the Securities Act. 
The  distribution of this document in  certain countries may
constitute a breach
of  applicable  law.   The  information 
contained  in  this  document does not constitute  an offer of
securities  for sale in the  United States, Australia or Japan. 
This  press release may not be  published, forwarded or distributed,
directly or indirectly, in Australia or Japan. 
Additional issuance of notes in an amount of EUR150 million:
http://hugin.info/143564/R/1688429/553897.pdf 
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Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants
that: 


 
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Source: REXEL via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1688429] 
Financial Analysts / Investors
Marc Maillet
+33 1 42 85 76 12
mmaillet@rexel.com 
Florence Meilhac
+33 1 42 85 57 61
fmeilhac@rexel.com 
Press
Penelope Linage
+33 1 42 85 76 28
plinage@rexel.com 
Brunswick
Thomas Kamm
+33 1 53 96 83 92
tkamm@brunswickgroup.com
 
 
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