Vif succès de l'introduction en bourse d'Europcar sur Euronext


Confirms return of large-scale IPOs in Paris
Raises €879 M, Market capitalisation around €1.75 BN

Paris – 26 June 2015– Euronext, the primary exchange in the Euro zone, today congratulated Europcar, Europe’s leading vehicle rental business, on its successful listing in Compartment A of Euronext’s regulated market in Paris (ticker code: EUCAR).

With over 60 years in business and nearly six million drivers served in 2014, Europcar is a worldwide player and European leader in vehicle rentals. It provides both short- and medium-term vehicle rentals through its network. In 2014 the group Europcar operated 200,000 vehicles on average, drawing on its mastery of all aspects of the vehicle rental market to offer business and personal travellers a wide range of mobility solutions built around the Europcar and InterRent brands. Europcar is present in over 140 countries and has 6,000 employees.

Europcar was listed through the admission to trading of the 142,906,477shares making up its equity through a 71,775,510 share Global Offering[1] (of which 38,775,510new shares) including full exercise of the extension option.

The admission and issue price of Europcar shares was set at €12.25 per share. Market capitalisation was around €1.75billion on the day of listing. The Offering totalled €879million and included a €475million capital increase.

Philippe Germond, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Europcar, said: “We are very proud and pleased at the success of Europcar’s listing. Our history and track record convinced a very broad pool of French and international investors to join us in the next stage of our business development. Listing opens new investment options that will accelerate the deployment of our strategy and transformation as we focus on meeting our clients’ new mobility needs.”

Marc Lefèvre, Euronext’s head of Listing, added: “We are delighted to welcome Europcar, Europe’s leading vehicle rental specialist, to our market. Europcar Group serves both institutional and retail investors, as reflected in individual investors’ enthusiasm for its. The listing of Europcar, backed by its partner Eurazeo since 2006, is one more example of how our markets can be used by businesses to finance their growth and deploy their business strategy more quickly.”

[1]The Global Offering was made up of a Public Offering that included an Open Price Public Offering and a Global Placement with institutional investors in France and other countries.


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