Press information regarding the release of the SIPH offer documentation, in French only

Simplified public offer on SIPH

The tender offer of La Compagnie Financière Michelin SCmA to acquire the shares of Société Internationale de Plantations d’Hévéas ("SIPH") (the "Offer") is made exclusively in France. Documents relating to the Offer (including the draft tender offer document and the draft response document) are not to be distributed in countries other than France and not to be made available to residents of such countries unless they have verified that the law of their country authorizes them to do so without any further formality or disclosure by either La Compagnie Financière Michelin SCmA or SIPH.

Accordingly, for the reasons mentioned above, we have to limit access to information and documents contained in the web pages that follow to the sole shareholders residing in France or, under the responsibility of the viewer, in countries where viewers are authorized to access this information and documents without any further formality or disclosures by either La Compagnie Financière Michelin SCmA or SIPH.

I hereby confirm that I reside in France or that I have verified that applicable law authorizes me to have access to information and documents relating to the Offer without any further formality or disclosure by either La Compagnie Financière Michelin SCmA or SIPH.