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

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


Eurotunnel Press Contact:
For UK media enquiries contact John Keefe on + 44 (0) 1303 284491
For investor enquiries contact Michael Schuller on +44 (0) 1303 288749
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