Bouygues announces the successful placement of Alstom shares
Bouygues S.A. (“Bouygues”) announces the successful placement of 11,000,000 shares in Alstom S.A. (“Alstom”) representing approximately 4.8% of its share capital. Upon physical settlement of the Forward Sale Transaction, Bouygues will retain a stake of approximately 9.7% of Alstom share capital. Until the physical settlement of the Forward Sale Transaction, Bouygues retains the full ownership of its 32.9 million shares and associated 65.9 million voting rights in order to vote in favour of the contemplated acquisition of Bombardier Transportation at the upcoming extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on October 29th, 2020. The Transaction was considered by Bouygues SA, before its disclosure, as inside information within the meaning of the applicable regulations (Article 7.1 of EU Regulation 596/2014, April 16, 2014). This press release is directed only at (i) persons outside the United Kingdom, (ii) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the Order), (iii) persons referred to in Article 49(2) (a) to (d) of the Order (high net worth entities, non-registered associations, etc.) and (iv) other persons to whom this document may be lawfully communicated (all persons listed in (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) above being referred to as Relevant Persons).