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Public Exchange Offer

Press release

GROUP / FINANCE

March 31, 2011

Filing of a draft offering circular in response to the Public Exchange Offer initiated by the CEA on AREVA Investment Certificates.


Exchange ratio: one Ordinary Share for one Investment Certificate.


Disclaimer

This press release was prepared for purposes of information only. It does not constitute an offer to the public and is not intended for distribution in countries other than France.The distribution of this press release, the Offer and its acceptance may be subject to specific regulations or restrictions in certain countries.The Offer is not intended for persons subject to such restrictions, either directly or indirectly, and may not be accepted in any way in any country in which the Offer would be subject to such restrictions.Consequently, persons in possession of this press release are required to make enquiries as to potentially applicable local restrictions and to comply with them.AREVA declines all responsibility for any violation of these restrictions by whomsoever.

The electronic version of the response filing is available on the websites of AREVA and of the AMF (www.amf-france.org) and may be obtained free of charge from AREVA, 33 rue La Fayette, 75009 Paris, France.

In accordance with the provisions of article 231-28 of the general regulations of the AMF, the information related to the characteristics of AREVA, and particularly the legal, financial and accounting characteristics, will be made available to the public following the same methods no later than the day before the beginning of the simplified public exchange offer.