Availability of preparatory documents for the Annual General Meeting of 5 November 200810/16/2008
The Annual General Meeting of Pernod Ricard’s shareholders will be held on Wednesday 5 November 2008 at 2 pm at Théâtre Mogador – 25, rue de Mogador – 75009 Paris, France.
The notice includes the terms and conditions for attending and voting at the Meeting.
Documentation and information on the General Meeting stipulated in Article R.225-83 of the French Commercial Code are available to shareholders in the conditions provided by applicable regulations and/or on Pernod Ricard’s website at the above address.
In accordance with applicable regulatory provisions:
• any shareholder holding registered shares may, up to the fifth day, exclusive, prior to the General Meeting, request these documents from the Company. For shareholders holding bearer shares, the exercise of this right is subject to the submission of a shareholding certificate delivered by their financial intermediary;
• any shareholder may consult the documentation at the registered office of the Company.
About Pernod Ricard
Pernod Ricard is the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits with consolidated Sales of € 8,558 million in 2014/15. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008). Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector: Absolut Vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin, Kahlúa and Malibu liqueurs, Mumm and Perrier- Jouët champagnes, as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Kenwood wines. Pernod Ricard employs a workforce of approximately 18,000 people and operates through a decentralised organisation, with 6 “Brand Companies” and 80 “Market Companies” established in each key market. Pernod Ricard is strongly committed to a sustainable development policy and encourages responsible consumption. Pernod Ricard’s strategy and ambition are based on 3 key values that guide its expansion: entrepreneurial spirit, mutual trust and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN code: FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 index.
Contacts Pernod Ricard
Julia MASSIES / Financial Communication – Investor Relations VP
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 41 71
Sylvie MACHENAUD / Director External Communications
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 42 74
Emmanuel VOUIN / Press Relations Manager
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 44 04
Apolline CELEYRON / Press Relations Officer
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 40 97