Combined Shareholders’ Meeting on May 7th 2013

February 18, 2013

The Combined Shareholders’ Meeting of Air Liquide will be held in Paris on Tuesday, May 7th 2013, starting at 3 p.m., on first notice, in the Palais des Congrès, 2 place Porte Maillot, 75017 PARIS.

The preliminary meeting notice was published today in the legal gazette (BALO - Bulletin des annonces légales et obligatoires). It includes the Meeting agenda, the draft resolutions that the Board of Directors plans to submit to a vote of shareholders, and instructions for attending, voting and exercising shareholder rights.

The preliminary meeting notice can be consulted online on the Group’s website in the Shareholders section: All the information concerning the Meeting will also be available on this website.

The Combined Shareholders’ Meeting provides an opportunity to present the Group’s strategy and its development prospects. All shareholders are invited to vote either by attending the Shareholders’ Meeting in person or by voting by correspondence or by proxy. As is the case each year, they can choose to vote by sending the voting form back. In 2013, Air Liquide is also offering its shareholders the possibility of voting by Internet, prior to the Meeting. The participation of every shareholder is essential.

The notice of meeting will be published in the BALO on March 18th 2013. As a result, the meeting invitation documents (including the voting form) will be sent out to shareholders according to the legal and regulatory requirements as from that date. All the preparatory documents will also be held at the disposal of shareholders at Shareholder Services, 75 quai d’Orsay, 75321 Paris Cedex 07 and published on the Group’s website, Shareholders section, according to legal and regulatory requirements.

The Shareholders’ Meeting will be webcast live and available via playback on the Group’s website. Follow the Combined Shareholders’ Meeting live on twitter: