Identification
Symbol
METEX
ISIN code
FR0004177046
Trading location
Paris
ICB
Specialty Chemicals
Operation
IPO date
IPO type

<p>
Global Placement and Open price offer</p>

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

<p>
Global Placement procedure - Number of shares: 5,057,217 shares representing 90% of the Offer (before extension option exercise) - Bookrunner(s): Fortis Bank Succursale en France and CM-CIC Securities Open Price Offer procedure - Subscription open for Retail investors, legal entities and certain UCITS - Number of shares: 561,912 shares representing 10% of the Offer (before extension option exercise) The number of shares offered within the OPO may be increased by shares offered in the Global Placement.</p>

Operation description
Operation calendar

<p>
- Period of the Placement: from March 27, 2007 to April 5, 2007 (13:00) - Period of the Offer: from March 27, 2007 to April 4, 2007 (17:00) - First quotation: April 5, 2007 - Beginning of trading: April 11 2007 - Until April 12, 2007 inclusive: trading of new and existing shares on a single quotation line &quot;METABOLIC EXPLORER PROMESSES&quot; under the code METEX - From April 13, 2007: the METABOLIC EXPLORER shares will be quoted under the title &quot;METABOLIC EXPLORER&quot;, ISIN code FR0004177046 (unchanged) and mnemonic METEX (unchanged)</p>

Price range
7.30 euros - 8.50 euros
Broker to issue

<p>
FORTIS BANK<br />
CM-CIC SECURITIES</p>