CREDIT AGRICOLE SA : 2018 SHARE CAPITAL INCREASE RESERVED FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE CRÉDIT AGRICOLE GROUP
Crédit Agricole SA (hereinafter "CréditAgricole SA" or the "Company") a French Société Anonyme with an authorized capital of EUR 8 538 313 578 having its registered office at 12, place des Etats-Unis - 92127 Montrouge Cedex, France, and registered in the trade registry (Registre du commerce et des sociétés) of Nanterre under number 754 608 416. They are subject to a lock-up period described in paragraph 6 below. The "Scope of the Offer" includes: - the Company; - the entities and groups which are comprised in the scope of consolidated accounts of the Company pursuant to Article L. 233-16 of the French Commercial Code (Code de Commerce), at the latest on the day before the opening of the subscription period, the scope of implementation of the offering being extended to entities having their registered office (i) in France or (ii) Germany, Spain, United States of America, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Singapore and Switzerland, provided they are held directly or indirectly at least 50% by the Company and subject to legal and tax provisions applicable in the countries concerned;- the Caisses régionales de Crédit Agricole Mutuel ; - the companies controlled by the Caisses régionalesde Crédit Agricole Mutuel, whether directly or indirectly, the scope of implementation of the offering being extended to entities having their registered office in (i) France and (ii) Spain, Luxembourg and Switzerland, subject to the legal and tax provisions applicable in the countries concerned;- the entities controlled by the Company and/or the Caisses régionalesde Crédit Agricole Mutuel pursuant to Article L. 225-180 of the French Commercial Code (Code de Commerce) and Articles L. 3344-1 and L. 3344-2 of the French Labor Code (Code du Travail) having their registered office in France;subject to the condition that (i) the entities listed above have set-up a company savings plan (plan d`épargne entreprise) or have joined one of company savings plans, group savings plans (plan d`épargne groupe) or the international group savings plan (PEEGI) allowing participation in the Offer and (ii) applicable local rules and regulations are observed. The Offer will be implemented only in countries where such an offering has been registered or notified to the competent local authorities and/or following an approval of a prospectus by the competent local authorities or in consideration of exemption from the requirement to prepare a prospectus or a registration or notification of the Offer.