No communication or information relating to the SUEZ share capital increase may be distributed to the public in any jurisdiction in which registration or approval is required. No action has been undertaken to make an offer to the public of SUEZ convertible bonds in any jurisdiction outside France where such steps would be required. The securities of SUEZ may not be offered or sold in Canada, Japan, South Africa, Australia or the United States. No securities may be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 as amended, or by virtue of an exemption from registration. SUEZ has no intention to register the transaction in the United States or to make a public offering of its securities in the United States.