BIC : BIC : voting rights - March 31, 2013

                  BIC : BIC : voting rights - March 31, 2013

                                                     BIC Group - Press Release
                                                        Clichy - 08 april 2013


                 Disclosure of total number of voting rights
                   and number of shares forming the capital
                             as of March 31, 2013

Article L 233-8-II of the French "Code de Commerce" and Article 223-16 of  the 
General Regulations of the French "Autorité des Marchés Financiers".

As of March  31, 2013, the  total number of  issued shares of  SOCIÉTÉ BIC  is 
48,503,512shares, representing:

  *69,131,552 voting rights,

  *67,884,980 voting rights excluding shares without voting rights.

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Disclaimer: This document  contains forward-looking  statements. Although  BIC 
believes  its  expectations  are   based  on  reasonable  assumptions,   these 
statements are subject to numerous  risks and uncertainties. A description  of 
the risks borne by BIC  appears in the section,  "Risk factors" in BIC's  2011 
Registration Document filed with the French financial markets authority  (AMF) 
on March 27, 2012.



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2013 Agenda (all dates to be confirmed)

1^st Quarter 2013 results            April 25, 2013   Conference call
2012 AGM                             May, 15 2013     BIC Headquarters, Clichy
2^nd Quarter and 1^st Half 2013     August 1, 2013   Conference call
3^rd Quarter 2013 results            October 23, 2013 Conference call

About BIC
BIC is  a  world  leader  in stationery,  lighters,  shavers  and  promotional 
products. For more than 60 years,  BIC has honored the tradition of  providing 
high-quality,  affordable  products  to  consumers  everywhere.  Through  this 
unwavering dedication, BIC has become one of the most recognized brands in the
world. BIC products are sold in more  than 160 countries around the world.  In 
2012, BIC recorded net sales of  1,898.7 million euros. The Company is  listed 
on "Euronext Paris" and is part of the  SBF120 and CAC Mid 60 indexes. BIC  is 
also part  of the  following  SRI indexes:  FTSE4Good Europe,  ASPI  Eurozone, 
Ethibel Excellence Europe, Gaia Index and Stoxx Global ESG Index.

BIC : voting rights - March 31, 2013


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