- Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's scrip offer has been taken up by shareholders with 71.8% of the rights.

Shareholders approved the payment of a 2013 dividend of €1.24 per share on 5 June with payment of 50% in cash with an option to receive the remaining 50% in cash or reinvesting it in new shares.

The share issue will have the effect of increasing Compagnie de Saint-Gobain's share capital as of 4 July to €2,271m.

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