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22 July 2014
SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT CLOSES WITH SUCCESS ITS SECOND GLOBAL EMPLOYEE SHAREHOLDING
OFFER, "SHARING 2014"
On 25 April this year, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT launched its second shareholding plan
"SHARING 2014", reserved to Group employees in France and across the world.
This plan, which has been successfully completed, demonstrates the employees'
belief in the future of their company and will develop the share capital of
SHARING 2014 was subscribed to by 16,519 employees of the Group in 22 countries
(Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hong
Kong, India, Italy, Luxembourg, Macao, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia,
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States).
This amounts to almost 22% of employees who participated in the offer under
preferential terms, representing an employee contribution of EUR20 million.
The average amount of participation is identical to that for the SHARING 2011
plan, thereby demonstrating the employees' belief in the future of their Group.
By the end of this plan, a total of 8 million new shares(1) will have been
issued by the Company.
Employee shareholding in the company's capital is a source of stability.
Following this second SHARING plan in 2014, it has doubled, increasing from 2%
to almost 4%.
This second share subscription offer is in line with the Group's employee
shareholding development policy and for Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO of SUEZ
ENVIRONNEMENT, "the success of SHARING 2014, following on from that of 2011,
reaffirms our collective attachment to the values and ambition of the Group at
an essential time in its commercial and industrial development".
The terms and conditions of this plan are available on the website.
ABOUT SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT
Natural resources are not infinite. Each day, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT (Paris: SEV,
Brussels: SEVB) and its subsidiaries deal with the challenge of protecting
resources by providing innovative solutions to industries and to millions of
people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT supplies drinking water to 92 million people,
provides waste water treatment services for 65 million people and collects the
waste produced by 52 million people. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT has 79,219 employees
and, has a presence in five continents. In 2013, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT posted
revenues of EUR14,6 billion.
(1) This number is the result of the subscription of 8,943,094 shares by
employees (to which 97 998 treasury shares are added which will be allocated as
part of the international company contribution) and the planned cancellation by
the Board of Directors of 29 July 2014 of 943,094 treasury shares.
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This press release is also available at www.suez-environnement.com