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Publicis Groupe: 2012 Annual Results

The goals we have set ourselves are very reasonably ambitious, namely higher growth than market average in 2012, as well as a (moderate) improvement of our margin.

We have commenced 2013 with confidence and determination."

Publicis Groupe's Supervisory Board met on February 13, 2013, under the chairmanship of Elisabeth Badinter, to examine the annual accounts for 2012 presented by Maurice Lévy, Chairman of the Management Board.

KEY FIGURES

- Data from the Consolidated Income Statement

    EUR million, excepting percentages
    and per share data (in EUR)              2012         2011     2012 / 2011
    Data from the Income Statement

    Revenue                                     6,610        5,816    13.7%
    Operating margin before Depreciation
    & Amortization                              1,190        1,034    15.1%
    % of revenue                                18.0%        17.8%
    Operating margin                            1 064          931    14.3%
    % of revenue                                16.1%        16.0%
    Operating income                            1,047          914    14.6%
    Net Income attributable to the Groupe         737          600    22.8%
    Earnings Per Share (1)                       3,67         2,96    24.0%

    Diluted Earnings Per Share (2)               3,36         2,64    27.3%

    Dividend per share                           0,90         0,70    28.6%
    Free cash flow before changes in
    working capital requirements                  759          704     7.8%

                                             December     December
    Data from the Balance Sheet              31, 2012     31, 2011
    Total Assets                               16,605       16,450
    Group share of consolidated
    shareholders' equity                        4,613        3,898

  (1)       Earnings Per Share calculations based on an average of 201.0 million shares in circulation in 2012 and 202.5 million shares in 2011.

(2)       Diluted Earnings Per Share (EPS) calculations based on an average of 224.1 million shares in 2012, after 237.1 million in 2011. These calculations include stock options, free shares, equity warrants and convertible bonds that dilute EPS. Stock options and equity warrants are deemed to have a dilutive effect when their strike price is below the average share price for the period.

- 2012 revenue: +13.7%

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