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Exercise of the over-allotment option

Paris, France, 11/25/15,  by Amundi

 3,779,010 SHARES sold by CREDIT AGRICOLE SA

INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING INCREASED TO A TOTAL OF 37,137,346 SOLD SHARES, REPRESENTING A TOTAL AMOUNT OF APPROXIMATELY €1,671 MILLION

Amundi announces today that J.P. Morgan Securities plc, the stabilisation agent in connection with its initial public offering on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris, acting in the name and on behalf of the underwriters, exercised in part the over-allotment option to purchase 3,779,010 existing shares from Crédit Agricole SA, at the initial public offering price of €45.00 per share.  The total gross proceeds from the exercise of the over-allotment option are approximately €170 million.

As a result, the total number of Amundi shares sold in connection with the initial public offering has increased to 37,137,346 ordinary shares, representing approximately 22.3 % of the company’s share capital (excluding the employee offering), thereby increasing the total amount of the offering to approximately €1,671 million.

Following the exercise of the over-allotment option, Amundi’s public float amounts to approximately 22.3% of its total share capital (excluding the employee offering).  Its shareholding structure is as follows[1]:

Shareholders

Shareholding

Number of ordinary shares

% share capital

% voting rights

Crédit Agricole group (1)

126,321,001

75.7 %

75.7 %

Société Générale

0

0%

0%

ABC International Holdings Limited (2)

3,333,333

2.0 %

2.0 %

Public

37,137,346

22.3 %

22.3 %

Total

166 791 680

100 %

100 %

  1. Following the partial exercise of the over-allotment option, Crédit Agricole SA owns 124,026,070 shares and voting rights, representing approximately 74.4% of Amundi’s share capital and voting rights, SACAM Développement owns 2 294 927 shares and voting rights, representing 1.4 % of Amundi’s share capital and voting rights, and each of SIGMA Investissement 41, SIGMA Investissement 42, SIGMA 39 and SIGMA 40 owns 1 Amundi share.
  2. ABC International Holdings Limited (professional platform for Agricultural Bank of China to provide investment banking services), which holds through Faithful Way Investment Limited, a special purpose affiliate of ABC International Holdings Limited. 

In accordance with the provisions of article 631-10 of the General Regulations of the French Autorité des marchés financiers (the “AMF”), J.P. Morgan Securities plc, the stabilisation agent in connection with Amundi’s initial public offering on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris, acting in the name and on behalf of the underwriters, declared that it conducted stabilisation operations on a total number of 1,224,740 Amundi shares offered in connection with its initial public offering (ISIN Code : FR0004125920 - Mnemonic: AMUN). The stabilisation period began on November 11, 2015 (following the publication of the results of the offering by Amundi) and ended on November 25, 2015.

Stabilisation transactions were conducted within the following price range:

Transaction Date

Price range of the transaction

Low Price (in €)

High Price (in €)

12 November 2015

€44.9

€45.0

 

Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc and Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking acted as Joint Global Coordinators, Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners.

Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Merrill Lynch International and UBS Investment Bank acted as Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners.

ABN AMRO Bank N.V, Banca IMI S.p.A, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., Banco Santander, S.A., Nomura International Plc and UniCredit Bank AG, Milan Branch acted as Co-Lead Managers.

 


[1]      The numbers in this table do not reflect the employee offering.

Copies of the prospectus that has been granted visa number 15-552 by the AMF on October 30, 2015, consisting of a Document de base registered with the AMF under number of I.15-073 on October 6, 2015 and a Note d’opération (including a summary of the prospectus) are available on the websites of Amundi (www.amundi.com) and the AMF (www.amf-france.org), and free of charge upon request to Amundi at 91-93 boulevard Pasteur, 75015 Paris. Amundi draws the public’s attention to Chapter 4 “Risk Factors” of the Document de base and Section 2 of the Note d’opération “Risk Factors related to the Global Offering”. One or more of these risks, should they materialize, could have a material adverse effect on the Amundi group’s activities, assets, financial position, results or prospects, as well as on the market price of Amundi shares.  

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Footnotes

 

  1. ^ [1] Source IPE “Top 400 asset managers” published in June 2018 and based on AUM as of end December 2017
  2. ^ [2] Amundi figures as of September 30, 2018
  3. ^ [3] Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
  4. ^ [4] Based on market capitalization as of September 30, 2018

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