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JeantetAssociés advises Eurofins Scientific S.E.

Paris, February 2nd 2015 – Eurofins Scientific S.E., world leader in food and pharmaceutical products testing and environmental laboratory services, has successfully issued a EUR 500m new bond issue governed by Luxembourg law and admitted to trading on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The bonds have a seven-year maturity (due 27 January 2022) and will bear an annual coupon of 2.250%.

The transaction namely allows Eurofins Scientific to meet its financing needs as part of the mid term group’ development plan.

Incorporated as a European Company with its registered office in Luxemburg, Eurofins Scientific is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris Stock Exchange.

Eurofins Scientific was advised by the Paris and Luxembourg JeantetAssociés teams, with Jean-François ADELLE, Partner, and François POIRIER, on financial law aspects, and Catherine CATHIARD, Senior counsel, on corporate aspects, and Frédéric DUPONT, Head of tax Luxembourg, on Luxembourg tax aspects.

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