Identification
Symbol
GPE
ISIN code
FR0010214064
Exchange / Market
Euronext
Trading location
Paris
Products family
Funds
ICB
Multiutilities
Operation
IPO date
IPO type

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

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

<p>
The Global Placement Before first listing, a proportion of the shares will be included in a public placement in France and an international private placement in some countries excluding the United States of America. Number of shares: 900 000 shares Underwriters: ARKEON FINANCE The Open Price Offer Number of shares: 100 000 shares Orders issued in the OPO will be, even in the events of reduction, irrevocable. Conditions applying to both Global Placement and Open Price Offer The first share price will be set at the end of the OPO and will take account of 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 8 July 2005 after centralisation of the OPO and should be published by Euronext Paris in a notice that same day. The final share price may be set outside the aforementioned range.</p>

Operation description
Operation calendar

<p>
- Period of the Global Placement: from 1st July 2005 to 8 July 2005 (11:00) - Period of the Offering: from 1st July 2005 to 7 July 2005 inclusive - Date of first listing: 8 July 2005 - Result of the Global Placement and Open Price Offer: 8 July 2005 - Beginning of trading: 14 July 2005</p>

Price range
30 euros - 35 euros
Broker to issue

<p>
ARKEON FINANCE</p>