Identification
ISIN code
FR0010187096
Trading location
Paris
ICB
Specialty Finance
Issuer website
http://www.meilleurtaux.com
Operation
IPO date
IPO type

<p>
Global Placement and Open Price Offer</p>

IPO price
34 euros
IPO type
Initial Public offering
Catégorie
IPO
Operation procedure

<p>
Conditions applying to both Global Placement and Open Price Offer - Maximum selling price: 37 euros - The first share price will be set at the end of the Offer and will take into account the demand expressed in the Global Placement. The prices of the Global Placement and the OPO are the same. The definitive price will be set on October 24, 2006 after centralisation of the OPO and should be published by Euronext Paris in a notice that same day. The final share price may be different from the maximum selling price. Characteristics of the Global Placement Prior to the quotation, a part of the shares will be distributed to institutional investors, within the framework of a Global Placement realised in France and abroad, excluding the United States of America. - Number of shares: 403 045 shares, i.e. 90% of the offered shares, excluding the exercise of the over-allotment option. - Underwriters: Soci&eacute;t&eacute; G&eacute;n&eacute;rale and Gilbert Dupont The number of shares offered within the Global Placement may be increased if the OPO is not fully subscribed. Characteristics of the Open Price Offer The OPO is meant for retail investors, legal entities and certain UCITS (fonds communs de placement). - Number of shares in the OPO: 44 783 shares, i.e. 10% of the offered shares, excluding the exercise of the over allotment option. The number of shares offered within the Global Placement may be reduced in order to increase the OPO.</p>

Operation description
Operation calendar

<p>
- Period of the Global Placement: from October 18, 2006 to October 24, 2006 (12:00) - Period of the OPO: from October 18, 2006 to October 23, 2006 (17:00) - First quotation: October 24, 2006 - Beginning of trading: October 25, 2006</p>

Broker to issue

<p>
SOCIETE GENERALE<br />
GILBERT DUPONT</p>