Newly Incorporated CNOVA NV Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of Ordinary Shares

Newly Incorporated CNOVA NV Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial 
Public Offering of Ordinary Shares 
F-1 Press Release 
SAO PAULO, Brazil and BORDEAUX, France, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - CNOVA NV 
("Cnova"), a newly incorporated Dutch corporation and a global eCommerce 
player, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 
with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed 
initial public offering of its ordinary shares.  The number of shares to be 
offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. 
As announced by Casino Group today, the Board of Directors of Casino, as well 
as those of its subsidiaries CBD, Via Varejo and Exito, approved the principal 
terms for the creation of the Cnova Group.  One of the largest eCommerce 
companies in the world, Cnova will include the businesses of Cdiscount in 
France, Colombia, Thailand and Vietnam, and Nova in Brazil. 
Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan will act as joint bookrunners for the proposed 
The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of 
the preliminary prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained when 
available from Morgan Stanley & Co LLC, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New 
York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department or J.P. Morgan Securities 
LLC,  Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, 
Edgewood, New York 11717. 
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the 
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. 
These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to 
the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release 
shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, 
nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction 
in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to 
registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or 
About Cnova Cnova will be one of the largest global eCommerce companies and 
includes the businesses of Cdiscount in France, Colombia, Thailand and Vietnam 
and Nova in Brazil. The Company will offer more than 11.7 million active 
customers access to a wide and growing assortment of more than approximately 
9.2 million product offerings through a combination of its direct sales and 
sales by for third-party vendors. The Company's website is 
Forward-looking Statements  Certain statements and information included in 
this release may constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of 
the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Such 
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and 
other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements 
of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance 
or achievements expressed or implied in such forward looking statements. 
Additional discussion of such factors is contained in the companies' 
Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The company does not undertake any 
obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

SOURCE  Cnova 
CNOVA CONTACTS - Leigh PARRISH, FTI Consulting, +1 (212) 850-5651,, or Hugh BARKER, FTI Consulting, +1 (212) 
850-5621,; Casino Group contacts - Régine 
GAGGIOLI (Analysts and Investors), Tel: +33 (0)1 53 65 64 17,, or Aziza BOUSTER (Media), Tel: +33 (0)1 53 65 24 
78, Mob: +33 (0)6 08 54 28 75,; Companhia Brasileira 
de Distribuição and Via Varejo S.A. contacts - Daniela SABBAG (Analysts and 
Investors), Tel: +55 11 3886-0421,, or Paola PEDRAO 
(Media), Tel: +55 11 3886-0465, Mob: +55 11 99212-3982,, or Marcelo RIZZI de OLIVEIRA (Analysts and Investors), 
Tel: +55 11 4225-8650, Mob. +55 11 96385-0871,, 
or Wilma LOURES (Media), Tel: +55 11 4225-9228, Mob: +55 11 94136-9120, 
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