Groupe Eurotunnel SA Confirms Its Eligibility for PEA-PME

  Groupe Eurotunnel SA Confirms Its Eligibility for PEA-PME  Business Wire  PARIS -- April 4, 2014  Regulatory News:  Groupe Eurotunnel SA (Paris:GET) , listed in compartment A of the NYSE Euronext, confirms its eligibility for the PEA-PME approach for ETI quoted on Euronext. The name PEA (Plan d’épargne en actions)-PME^1 concerns a form of share account in French law. This eligibility is in accordance with the decree n°2014-283 applicable since 4 March 2014.  Groupe Eurotunnel SA has on this occasion entered the CAC®PME; launched by Euronext, which follows the performance of 20-40 French companies eligible for the PEA-PME.  The eligibility of the group enable it to integrate Groupe Eurotunnel SA shares into PEA-PME accounts, which brings fiscal benefits (for French residents) linked to investments in European stocks, as opposed to traditional PEAs.  In practice, with a PEA-PME, the investor is able to capitalise his added value without tax implication, provided he respects a minimum period of five years for holding the PEA-PME. The maximum amount is limited to €75,000.  The PEA-PME is intended to support investment of national savings in shares and to create a new instrument to support the finances of PME and ETI.  ^1 Share saving scheme for small and medium size enterprises  Contact:  Eurotunnel Press Contact: For UK media enquiries contact John Keefe on + 44 (0) 1303 284491 Email: press@eurotunnel.com or For investor enquiries contact Michael Schuller on +44 (0) 1303 288749 Email:  Michael.schuller@eurotunnel.com  
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