Air Liquide: Share buyback

  Air Liquide: Share buyback

Business Wire

PARIS -- February 19, 2014

Regulatory News:

Air Liquide (Paris:AI) signed a share purchase agreement with a financial
institution in the scope of its Share Buy-back Program, which was approved at
the Combined Shareholders Meeting of May 7, 2013.

The terms of the Contract, signed on February 19, 2014, set a volume of
1,200,000 Air Liquide shares, or 0.4% of the share capital of the Group. In
addition, the maximum price set in the contract must not exceed the limits
authorized by the Combined Shareholders Meeting of Mau 7, 2013 and the Board
of Directors held on February 17, 2014.

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air
Liquide is present in 80 countries with more than 50,000 employees and serves
more than 2 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have
been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air
Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term
performance and acting responsibly.

Air Liquide ideas create value over the long term. At the core of the
company’s development are the commitment and constant inventiveness of its
people.

Air Liquide anticipates the challenges of its markets, invests locally and
globally, and delivers high-quality solutions to its customers and patients,
and the scientific community.

The company relies on competitiveness in its operations, targeted investments
in growing markets and innovation to deliver profitable growth over the
long-term.

Air Liquide’s revenues amounted to € 15.2 billion in 2013, and its solutions
that protect life and the environment represented around 40% of sales. Air
Liquide 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
Anette Rey, +33 (0)1 40 62 51 31
Garance Bertrand, +33 (0)1 40 62 59 62
or
Investor Relations
Virginia Jeanson, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 37
Annie Fournier, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 18
or
Group Financing and Treasury Department
Jacques Molgo, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 75
 
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