Paris stock exchange’s largest IPO in ten years
Total amount of the offer of approximately €1,501 million, which may be brought to approximately €1,726 million in the event the over-allotment option is exercised in full. Around €7.5 billion market capitalization
Paris – 12 November 2015– Euronext, the leading European market for businesses raising capital, today congratulated Amundi on its successfully listing on Compartment A of its regulated market in Paris. It was the year’s largest IPO by an asset management company in Europe, and the Paris Stock Exchange's largest listing since 2005. To celebrate, Amundi rang the bell that opened trading this morning.
With assets under management totalling €952 billion at 30 September 2015, Amundi is the European leading asset management company and ranks among the world’s top ten in the field. Present in 30 countries across five continents, the group has developed a unique business model based on two business lines, delivering savings solutions to retail customers and investment solutions to institutional clients. Amundi is thus the provider for almost 100 million retail clients through its networks of partners and third-party distributors and more than 1,000 institutional and corporate clients.
Amundi (ticker code: AMUN) has been listed following the admission to trading of 166,791,680existing shares of the company's share capital, through a Global Offering involving 33,358,336 existing shares sold by Société Générale, plus, should the over-allocation option be exercised in full, a maximum of 5,003,750 existing shares sold by Crédit Agricole SA.
The Global Offering price was set at €45.00 per share. The Global Offering represents a total amount of approximately €1,501 million, which may be brought to approximately €1,726 million in the event the over-allotment option is exercised in full. Amundi's market capitalisation was around €7.5 billion on the day of listing.
Yves Perrier, CEO of Amundi, said: “The success of Amundi’s initial public offering proves the success of its business strategy since it has been created in 2010. This profitable growth strategy will be pursued to the benefit of its clients, its employees and its shareholders.”
Anthony Attia, CEO of Euronext Paris, said: “The Paris Stock Exchange is very proud of this IPO performed by Amundi, Europe's top asset management company. Amundi's listing confirms our market’s position as a major hub used by large international companies to raise the financing they need. This successful IPO shows that investors are prepared to step up and provide the capital that growing companies need.”
Amundi is the European leading asset manager and ranks among the global top ten in the field, with over €950 billion in assets under management worldwide. Present in major investment centres in 30 countries on five continents, Amundi offers a full range of products covering all asset classes and all main currencies. The company develops and delivers savings products adapted to the needs of over 100 million retail clients around the globe and creates customised, high-performance and innovative products for institutional clients that are adapted to their business and risk profiles. It helps finance the real economy by channeling savings into business development.
Amundi has become a European benchmark known for:
- its products' performance and transparency;
- strong client relationships built on investment advice that takes a long-term view;
- efficient structures and commitment to client service; and
- commitment to incorporate sustainable development and social utility into its investment policies.
Meeting at Amundi Group's combined ordinary and extraordinary general meeting on 30 September 2015, shareholders authorised a change in name from Amundi Group to Amundi, to take effect on the date shares were first listed on Euronext's regulated market in Paris
Source: IPE “Top 400 asset managers” survey published in June 2015, based on assets under management at 31 December 2014.
These figures do not take into account the offer to subscribe shares made to employees and assimilated beneficiaries, retirees and early retirees, of the Amundi group companies that are members of the Company Savings Plan related to the Amundi Economic and Social Unit, as well as to employees of Amundi group companies that are members of Amundi’s International Group Savings Plan, concurrently with the initial public offering.
The Global Offering was made up of a Public Offering that included an Open Price Public Offering in France and a Global Placement with institutional investors in France and other countries.
Amundi profile: No. 1 in total assets under management of management companies with main headquarters in Europe. Source: IPE “Top 400 asset managers” survey published in June 2015, based on assets under management at 31 December 2014
Amundi profile: data at 30 September 2015