DANONE : DANONE : Danone launches a successful € 500 million bond issue

   DANONE : DANONE : Danone launches a successful € 500 million bond issue

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                                                       Paris, June 21^st, 2013

            Danone launches a successful € 500 million bond issue

Danone today announced the successful launch  of a € 500 million 10-year  bond 
issue in euros on June 21^st, 2013.

Funds raised will enable Danone to diversify its sources of finance and extend
the maturity of its debt at favorable market conditions.

The € 500 million bond, priced at mid swap +63 basis points, pays a coupon  of 
2.60%, and was  widely subscribed by  a diversified investor  base. The  bonds 
will be listed on Euronext Paris.

Danone is rated A- stable by Standard & Poor's and A3 stable by Moody's.

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB,  ING, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities and  NATIXIS 
were lead managers.

About Danone
Danone is an  international company  present on  all 5  continents. The  group 
holds top  positions in  healthy  food through  four businesses:  Fresh  Dairy 
Products, Baby Nutrition,  Waters, and  Medical Nutrition. Its  mission is  to 
bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Danone counts  over 190  production plants  and around  102,000 employees.  In 
2012, the company generated sales of over €20 billion, of which more than  50% 
were in emerging countries.
Listed on  Euronext Paris,  Danone  is a  component  stock of  leading  social 
responsibility indexes including  the Dow Jones  Sustainability Indexes,  ASPI 
Eurozone and the Ethibel Sustainability Index.

For more information, contact:
Press Relations: +33 1 44 35 20 75 - Investor Relations: +33 1 44 35 20 76
DANONE: 17, boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris

Danone launches a successful € 500 million bond issue


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