Successful completion of AREVA’s capital increase reserved for Investments Certificates holders

Press release

AREVA announces that it has successfully completed the 35-million euro capital increase reserved for investment certificate (IC) holders that was launched on January 3 and closed on January 14, 2011. It followed the capital increase reserved for Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and the French State. These operations allowed the group to raise a cumulated amount of 935 million euros.

1,085,535 new shares were subscribed by irrevocable entitlement (à titre irréductible) i.e. a subscription rate of 91.15%.

This capital increase allows public investors to maintain their 4.0% share in AREVA’s capital. Settlement and delivery of the new preferred shares without voting right and their listing on the regulated market of NYSE Euronext in Paris (Segment B) will occur on January 27, 2011. The new shares will be issued cum dividend and will accordingly be entitled to all dividends declared as of this date. They will be listed under the distinct ISIN code FR0010986190. As of January 27, 2011, the total number of AREVA securities (ordinary shares, investment certificates, preferred shares without voting right) will be increased to 383,204,852. The table below shows the percentage of share capital and voting rights owned by all types of security holders:

% capital 73,010,24,83,32,20,90,90,40,24,0
% voting rights77,110,24,83,32,20,90,90,4--


*    Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux énergies alternatives
**   Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
***  Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Banking


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