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Partial repurchase of the bond maturing in October 2014


Corporate & other activities, Finance

Paris, May 31, 2013

The Lagardère group announces that it has proceeded with the partial repurchase of the bond maturing in October 2014.

A total of €215 million was tendered in the offer made to bond holders, reducing the amount maturing in 2014 accordingly. This now amounts to €660 million.

As announced, the Group has used part of the proceeds from the disposal of its stake in EADS to reduce its debt. This partial repurchase operation also enables the Group to improve its liquidity profile.

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Please refer to the most recent Reference Document (Document de référence) filed by Lagardère SCA with the French Autorité des marchés financiers, for additional information in relation to such factors, risks and uncertainties.
Lagardère SCA disclaims any intention or obligation to update or review the forward-looking statements referred to above. Consequently, Lagardère SCA is not responsible for any consequences that could result from the use of any of the above statements.

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