Performance share awards

Price sensitive

As required under Article 84-bis of Consob resolution 11971/99 (Regulations for issuers), notice is hereby given that in application of the staff remuneration policy and related resolution adopted by the Board of Directors, on 26 September 2014 a total of 1,716,902 performance shares were awarded to Group staff members, from the scheme approved by shareholders at an annual general meeting held on 28 October 2010 (cf. table attached).


The characteristics of the instruments awarded are described on the company’s website at, in the section entitled Corporate Governance.


7 October 2014