Publicis Group: Adjustement to the Exercise Parity of the BSA and
Confirmation of the Exercise Period
PARIS -- September 19, 2013
Holders of Publicis (Paris:PUB) share subscription warrants (“BSA”) (ISIN Code
: FR0000312928) are informed that, with regard to the share of distributions
paid out of reserves and premiums of the Company since the issuance of the
BSA, and according to the provisions of paragraph 22.214.171.124.e of the information
memorandum (note d’opération) (AMF visa no. 02-564 of 16 May 2002, the
“Information Memorandum”), the exercise parity of the BSA (the “Exercise
Parity”) is adjusted from 1.000 Publicis share to 1.015 Publicis shares per
BSA (rounded up or down to the nearest third decimal place).
Pursuant to paragraph 126.96.36.199 of the Information Memorandum, where the number
of Publicis shares derived in respect of the BSA upon application of the
Exercise Parity does not result in a whole number, a holder of BSA may request
delivery of either:
*such number of Publicis shares rounded down to the nearest whole number,
in which case such holder will be paid an amount in cash equal to the
product of the fractional share remaining and the average opening trading
prices of the Company’s shares quoted on Euronext Paris for the twenty
trading days prior to the redemption date; or
*such number of Publicis shares rounded up to the nearest whole number, in
which case such holder will pay to the Company an amount in cash equal to
the value of the fractional share requested, calculated on the basis
It should be noted that pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 7.5.5 of the
Information Memorandum, the BSA may be exercised at any time commencing on the
11^th anniversary of the Settlement Date, i.e. 24 September 2013, and until
the 20^th anniversary of the Settlement Date, i.e. 24 September 2022.
BSA which remain unexercised after the 20^th anniversary of the Settlement
Date shall become null and void.
About Publicis Groupe
Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] is one of the world’s
leading communications groups. We offer the full range of services and skills:
digital (DigitasLBi, Razorfish, Rosetta, VivaKi), creative services (BBH, Leo
Burnett, Publicis Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi), public affairs, corporate
communications and events (MSLGROUP), media strategy, planning and buying
(Starcom MediaVest Group and ZenithOptimedia) and healthcare communications,
with Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG). Present in 108
countries, the Groupe employs 60,000 professionals.
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