Combined Annual General Meeting of May 22, 2013 - Preliminary notice of meeting

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PRESS RELEASE 
                COMBINED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF 22  


                                  MAY 2013

Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, April 3rd, 2013 - The Combined Annual General
Meeting of Bureau Veritas Registre international de classification de navires
et d'aéronefs (the "Company") will be held on Wednesday 22 May 2013 at 
3:00 p.m. at the following address: Eurosites, 28 avenue George V, 
75008 Paris.

The preliminary notice of meeting (Avis de réunion), including in particular 
the agenda and the draft resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors and 
which will be presented during the Annual General Meeting, has been published 
today in the legal gazette "Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires" n°40
(http://www.journal-officiel.gouv.fr/balo/) and on the Company's website
(www.bureauveritas.com).

The documents and information referred to in article R.225-73-1 of the French
Commercial Code will be available on the Company's website 
(www.bureauveritas.com ) under Shareholders Information / Annual General 
Meeting, from the twenty-first day before the Annual General Meeting 
(i.e. from Tuesday 30 April 2013).

All other preparatory documents pertaining to the Meeting will be available to
shareholders at the Company's registered office and/or on the Company's 
website (www.bureauveritas.com), under Shareholders Information / Annual 
General Meeting, in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory 
provisions, at last from the publication of the preliminary notice of meeting 
in the legal gazette "Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires".

Shareholders may also request, from the publication of the notice of meeting 
(Avis de convocation) until the fifth day (included) prior to the Meeting, 
i.e., until Friday 17 May 2013 included, that the documents and information 
referred to in articles R.225-81 and R.225-83 of the French Commercial Code 
be sent to them under the following conditions:

  * for shareholders whose shares are held in registered form in the main 
    register managed by BNP Paribas Securities Services: to BNP Paribas 
    Securities Services - CTS - Assemblées Générales, Grands Moulins de 
    Pantin - 9, rue du Débarcadère 93761 Pantin cedex, France;

  * for shareholders whose shares are held in registered form in the employee 
    sub-register managed by CACEIS Corporate Trust: to CACEIS Corporate Trust,
    Assemblées Générales Centralisées, 14 rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 
    Issy-les-Moulineaux cedex 09, France;

  * for shareholders holding bearer shares: either to the financial agent who 
    manages their shares, or, provided they attach to their request a 
    certificate of attendance issued by their financial agent, directly to 
    BNP Paribas Securities Services, at the above address.

Please note that the Company 2012 Registration Document (Document de Référence)
filed on 22 March 2013 with the Autorité des marchés financiers is available 
on the Company's website (www.bureauveritas.com) and on the website of the 
Autorité des marchés financiers (www.amf-france.org). The Company 2012 
Registration Document includes in particular the annual financial report, the 
report of the Chairman of the Board of Directors with special reporting on the
internal auditing and risk management procedures implemented by the Company, 
as well as the statutory auditors' fees for the financial year ending on 
31 December 2012.

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in con formity assessment and
certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has almost 59,000 employees
in around 1,330 offices and laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau
Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering services 
and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products,
infrastructures and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of
quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index 
(Compartment A, code ISIN FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI).

www.bureauveritas.com

Analysts /investors contact
financeinvestors@bureauveritas.com 

Press release - April 3rd 2013


                  
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