Holders of Lafarge shares held in a PEA are reminded that the tendering of their Lafarge shares to the Exchange Option would result in the closure of their PEA with adverse consequences depending on the opening date of the PEA.
In section 2.8 of the LafargeHolcim Ltd and Lafarge S.A. joint squeeze-out document (note d’information conjointe) dated September 29, 2015, references to the term “withdrawal from the PEA” should be read as a references to “closure of the PEA”.
The squeeze-out document relating to the squeeze-out of Lafarge S.A. shares initiated by LafargeHolcim Ltd approved by the Autorité des marchés financiers on September 29, 2015 under number 15-507, together with an erratum dated 7 October 2015, are available on the websites of LafargeHolcim Ltd (www.lafargeholcim.com) and Lafarge S.A. (www.lafarge.com). The squeeze-¬out document is also available on the website of the AMF (www.amf-france.org)
This joint press release was prepared for information purpose only. This joint press release does not constitute an offer to the public nor is intended to be transmitted in any other country than France. The transmission of this joint press release, the Exchange Option, the exercise of the Exchange Option, and the exchange of Lafarge S.A. shares eligible for the Exchange Option for LafargeHolcim Ltd shares may be subject to specific regulations or restrictions in certain countries. The Exchange Option is not directed to any persons subject to such restrictions, neither directly nor indirectly, and may not be accepted in any way from a country where the Exchange Option, the exercise of the Exchange Option, and the exchange of Lafarge S.A. shares eligible for the Exchange Option for LafargeHolcim Ltd shares would be subject to such restrictions. Consequently, persons in possession of this joint press release are responsible for informing themselves on potential applicable local restrictions and for complying with such restrictions. Lafarge S.A. and LafargeHolcim Ltd accept no responsibility for any violation of such restrictions by any person.