Paris, 3 December 2009 – CFAO, a leader in automobile and pharmacy distribution in Africa and French Overseas Territories today celebrates its listing on NYSE Euronext’s Paris market under the symbol “CFAO”.
A total of 61,524,360 CFAO shares were admitted to trading on NYSE Euronext at an introductory price of EUR 26 each. The listing resulted from the offer of 31,000,000 existing shares, before exercise of the over-allotment option. The amount raised by the initial public offering was EUR 806 million, excluding the over-allotment option, making this the second largest IPO in Western Europe in 18 months after Delta Lloyd listed in November 2009 on NYSE Euronext’s Amsterdam market. CFAO’s market capitalization amounts to EUR 1,6 billion.