With regard to the press release issued today by the Company and concerning among others the proposal to distribute profits by assigning to the shareholders 13 new ordinary shares for every 36 already owned ordinary shares and 1 new saving share for every 5 already owned saving shares (each with a nominal value of € 0,50) it is pointed out that the shares will be traded "ex attribution" as of May 18, 2009."
Milan, 18 February 2009
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