Air Liquide: Free Translation of Declaration to AMF On Number of Shares & Voting Rights

  Air Liquide:Free Translation of Declaration to AMF On Number of Shares &
  Voting Rights

Business Wire

PARIS -- April 5, 2013

Regulatory News:

Air Liquide (Paris:AI)

                          Declaration of March 2013


                             Total number of voting   Total number of voting
Date      Total number of  rights (including       rights (excluding
           shares            treasury shares)         treasury
                                                      shares)
March     312,620,690      312,620,690             310,376,296
Previous declaration
February 2013
February  312,453,138      312,453,138             310,215,095

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.

Contact:

Corporate Communications
Anne Bardot, +33 (0)1 40 62 50 93
Corinne Estrade-Bordry, + 33 (0)1 40 62 51 31
or
Investor Relations
Virginia Jeanson, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 37
Annie Fournier, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 18
or
Shareholder Services
Laurent Dublanchet, +33 (0)1 40 62 51 86
Didier Henriot, +33 (0)1 40 62 52 89