The following pages contain information and documents relating to the simplified tender offer initiated by D&D International B.V. for the shares of S.T. Dupont S.A. (the " Offer").
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The Offer is made exclusively in France. The Offer has not been registered or approved outside of France and no action will be taken to register or approve it abroad. The documents relating to the Offer (including the draft offer document) and the information contained therein, are not intended to be distributed, released or published, directly or indirectly in countries other than France or made available to residents of such countries. The holders of the S.T. Dupont shares located outside of France can only participate in the Offer if permitted by applicable law and regulations without any formality or publicity being required on the part of D&D International B.V. The Offer is not open, whether directly or indirectly, to persons who are subject to particular restrictions applicable in accordance with laws in effect outside France and it cannot be accepted in any way in a country in which the Offer is subject to such restrictions.
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Simplified tender offer on S.T. Dupont's shares for EUR 0.14 per S.T. Dupont share, followed by a mandatory squeeze-out