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Worldline announces partial exercise of the over-allotment option

Worldline announces partial exercise of the over-allotment option

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Exercise of the over-allotment option

Initial public offering increased to a total size of
approximately €639 million

Stabilization operations

Worldine SA
Limited liability company with share capital of € 89 601 444.40
Headquarters: 80, Quai Voltaire, 95870 Bezons, France
378 901 946 RCS Pontoise.

Bezons, July 25, 2014 - Worldline SA (“Worldline”), announces that Goldman Sachs International, the stabilizing agent in connection with its initial public offering, acting in the name and on behalf of the Underwriters, partially exercised on July 25, 2014 the over-allotment option covering 3,923,452 additional existing shares sold by Atos SE (“Atos”), at the offering price of €16.40 per share, corresponding to a total amount of approximately €64 million.

As a result, the total number of Worldline shares offered in connection with its initial public offering amounts to 38,964,245 shares, representing 29.6% of the company’s share capital, thereby increasing the offering size to approximately €639 million.

Following the initial public offering and the partial exercise of the over-allotment option, Atos will remain Worldline’s main shareholder, with 70.4% of the outstanding shares.

In accordance with the provisions of Article 631-10 of the General Regulations of the French Autorité des marchés financiers (the “AMF”), Goldman Sachs International, acting as stabilizing agent, declares that it conducted stabilization operations on a total of 1,332,666 shares of Worldline offered in connection with its initial public offering (ISIN Code: FR0011981968; ticker: WLN). The stabilization period began on June 26, 2014 (following the publication of the results of the offering by Worldline) and ended on July 25, 2014.

Stabilization operations were conducted within the following price range:

Intervention Date Price range of the trasaction
  Low Price High Price
June 27, 2014 16.00 16.40
June 30, 2014
16.37 16.40
July 01, 2014
16.40 16.40
July 02, 2014 16.30 16.40
July 03, 2014
16.35 16.40
July 04, 2014
16.35 16.40
July 07, 2014
16.35 16.40
July 08, 2014 16.35 16.40
July 09, 2014 16.33 16.40
July 10, 2014 16.34 16.39
July 11, 2014 16.33 16.38
July 14, 2014 16.32 16.37
July 15, 2014 16.26 16.39
July 16, 2014
16.15 16.40
July 17, 2014 16.15 16.33
July 18, 2014 15.81 16.005
July 21, 2014 15.39 15.81
July 22, 2014 15.60 16.40
July 23, 2014 16.10 16.30
July 24, 2014 16.30 16.40
July 25, 2014
16.30 16.40

Information available to the public

Copies of the prospectus that was granted a visa under number 14-292 by the AMF on June 13, 2014, consisting of a Document de Base registered under number of I.14-027 on May 6, 2014 and a Note d’opération (including a summary of the prospectus) are available on Worldline’s website (www.worldline.com) and the AMF website (www.amf-france.org), and free of charge from Worldline’s head office, 80 quai Voltaire, Immeuble River Ouest, 95870 Bezons, France. Worldline draws the public’s attention to Chapter 4 “Risk Factors” of the Document de Base and Section 2 of the Note d‘opération. One or more of these risks, should they materialize, could have a material adverse effect on the Company’s business, financial condition, results of operations or prospects, as well as on the market price of Worldline’s shares.

About Worldline

Worldline [Euronext:WLN] is the European leader and a global player in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. Key actor for B2B2C industries, with 40 years of experience, Worldline supports and contributes to the success of all businesses and administrative services in a perpetually evolving market. Worldline offers a unique and flexible business model built around a global and growing portfolio, thus enabling end-to-end support. Worldline activities are organised around three axes: Merchant Services & Terminals, Mobility & e-Transactional Services, Financial Processing Services & Software Licensing. Worldline employs more than 7,200 people worldwide and generated 1.12 billion euros revenues (pro forma) in 2013. Worldline is an Atos company. www.worldline.com


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