AREVA Successfully Launches a New 7-Year Bond Issue of 500 Million Euros

  AREVA Successfully Launches a New 7-Year Bond Issue of 500 Million Euros

Business Wire

PARIS -- August 29, 2013

Regulatory News:

AREVA (Paris:AREVA) launched and priced today a 500 million euro bond issue
due on September 4, 2020 (7-year maturity) with an annual coupon of 3.25%. The
settlement of the issue and the admission to trading of the notes on Euronext
Paris should occur on September 4, 2013.

The demand rapidly reached an amount of 3.5 billion euros, leading to the
anticipated closure of the order book. This success shows the confidence of
investors in AREVA’s strategy and outlook.

This bond issue completes the previous bond issues carried out since 2009, for
a total amount of 4.65 billion euros, which are due in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021
and 2024.

BNP Paribas, HSBC, and Mitsubishi UFJ acted as global coordinators for this
bond issue, along with Barclays, Credit Mutuel, GS, Santander and UniCredit as

The group also announced a tender offer on AREVA notes maturing in 2016 and
2017. This offer began today and will end on September 5, 2013.

These operations contribute to strengthening the financing scheme of the group
by spreading the amounts of notes by due date.


AREVA supplies advanced technology solutions for power generation with less
carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security,
transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible
development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement.

Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated
offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor
design and construction, and operating services. The group is actively
developing its activities in renewable energies – wind, bioenergy, solar and
energy storage – to become one of the leaders in this sector worldwide.

With these two major offers, AREVA’s 47,000 employees are helping to supply
ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of

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