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Successful placement of a €500 Mn ORNANE and visa granted by the AMF

June 17, 2014

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN. THIS PRESS RELEASE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFERING OF SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. THE BONDS (AND THE UNDERLYING SHARES) MAY NOT BE OFFERED, SOLD OR DELIVERED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ABSENT REGISTRATION OR AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS PURSUANT TO THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED. UNIBAIL-RODAMCO DOES NOT INTEND TO REGISTER THE PROPOSED OFFERING IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC OFFERING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Paris, Amsterdam, June 17, 2014 Press Release SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT BY UNIBAIL-RODAMCO OF NET SHARE SETTLED BONDS CONVERTIBLE INTO NEW SHARES AND/OR EXCHANGEABLE FOR EXISTING SHARES (ORNANE) DUE JULY 1, 2021 VISA GRANTED BY THE AUTORITE DES MARCHES FINANCIERS AVAILABILITY OF THE PROSPECTUS Investors are advised to consult the risk factors that appear in the prospectus that has been approved by the AMF Unibail-Rodamco (the "Company" or "Unibail-Rodamco") successfully placed today net share settled bonds convertible into new shares and/or exchangeable for existing shares (ORNANE) due July 1, 2021 (the "Bonds"), for a nominal amount of approximately €500 million. The proceeds of the issue are a part of the Unibail-Rodamco group's (the "Group") diversification policy of its financing sources. They will, with the other fundings, enable the Group to address its general financing needs, including its existing and future development and acquisition projects. The nominal value per Bond has been set at 288.06 euros, representing a premium of 37.5% over Unibail-Rodamco's reference share price((1)) on Euronext. The issue size is €499,999,856.94, consisting of 1,735,749 Bonds. The Bonds will not bear interest. The Bonds will be redeemed at par on July 1, 2021 (or on the first following business day if such date is not a business day). They may be redeemed prior to the maturity date at the option of Unibail-Rodamco as well as at the option of the bondholders on July 1, 2019 pursuant to the terms described in the prospectus relating to this transaction submitted to the French AutoritÉ des marchÉs financiers (the "AMF") for its visa. In the case of the exercise of their right to convert or exchange their Bonds, bondholders will receive an amount in cash and, as the case may be, an amount payable in new and/or existing shares of Unibail-Rodamco. The Company also has the option to deliver new and/or existing shares of Unibail-Rodamco only. The AMF has granted visa n°14-296 on 17 June 2014 on the prospectus relating to this transaction. The prospectus includes a securities note, a summary of the prospectus included in the securities note and the registration document (document de rÉfÉrence) filed with the AMF under no. D.14-0161 on 18 March 2014. Copies of the prospectus relating to the offer to the public in France are available, free of charges, at Unibail-Rodamco, 7 place du Chancelier Adenauer, 75016 Paris or on the website of Unibail-Rodamco (www.unibail-rodamco.com). The prospectus will also be available on the website of the AMF (www.amf-france.org) as from 18 June 2014. The Bonds will be offered to the public in France from 18 June to 20 June 2014, 17.00 (Paris time). The issue and settlement date of the Bonds is expected to occur on 25 June 2014. An application for listing of the Bonds on regulated market of Euronext in Paris ("Euronext Paris") has been made. This issue is managed by BNP PARIBAS, BofA Merrill Lynch, CrÉdit Agricole CIB and Deutsche Bank acting as Global Coordinators and Lead Managers and Bookrunners and by Barclays, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, SociÉtÉ GÉnÉrale Corporate & Investment Banking, The Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS Investment Bank as Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners. (1) The reference share price is equal to the volume-weighted average price of Unibail-Rodamco's shares on Euronext from the launch of the transaction until the determination of the final terms of the Bonds. About Unibail-Rodamco Created in 1968, Unibail-Rodamco SE is Europe's largest listed commercial property company, with a presence in 12 EU countries, and a portfolio of assets valued at €32.1 billion as of December 31, 2013. As an integrated operator, investor and developer, the Group aims to cover the whole of the real estate value creation chain. With the support of its 1,500 professionals, Unibail- Rodamco applies those skills to highly specialised market segments such as large shopping centres of major European cities, and large offices and convention & exhibition centres in the Paris region. The Group distinguishes itself through its focus on the highest architectural, city planning and environmental standards. Its long term approach and sustainable vision focuses on the development or redevelopment of outstanding places to shop, work and relax. Its commitment to environmental, economic and social sustainability has been recognised by inclusion in the DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good and STOXX Global ESG Leaders indices. The Group is a member of the CAC 40 in Paris, AEX 25 in Amsterdam and Euro STOXX 50 indices. It benefits from an A rating from Standard & Poor's and FitchRatings. For more information, please visit our website: www.unibail-rodamco.com For further information, please contact: Investor Relations Pierre-Marie Battesti +33 1 76 77 57 40 Media Relations Camille Delomez +33 1 76 77 57 94 This press release does not constitute a subscription offer, and the offering of the Bonds does not constitute a public offering in any country other than France, under the following conditions: In France, - the Bonds have first been offered by way of a private placement to qualified investors in accordance with Article L.411-2-II of the Code monÉtaire et financier; and - following this private placement, a prospectus has been filed to obtain a visa from the AMF to allow subscription by the public in France for a period of three trading days. No subscription has been accepted from the public prior to the AMF granting its visa on the prospectus, nor prior to the opening of the subscription period. DISCLAIMER This press release may not be distributed directly or indirectly in the United States of America, in Australia, in Canada or Japan. The information included in this press release does not constitute an offer of securities in the United States of America, in Australia, in Canada or Japan. No communication or information relating to the issuance by Unibail-Rodamco of net share settled bonds convertible into new shares and/or exchangeable for existing shares (the "Bonds") may be transmitted to the public in a country where there is a registration obligation or where an approval is required. No action has been or will be taken outside of France, in any country in which such action would be required. The issuance or the subscription of the Bonds may be subject to legal and regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions and Unibail-Rodamco assumes no liability in connection with the breach by any person of such restrictions. This press release is an advertisement and not a prospectus within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive (as defined hereinafter). This press release is not an offer to the public, an offer to subscribe or designed to solicit interest for purposes of an offer to the public. France The sale and purchase of the Bonds, in France, has first been made by way of private placement to qualified investors in accordance with Article L.411-2-II of the Code monÉtaire et financier. The offer will be opened to the public in France from 18 June to 20 June 2014, 17.00 (Paris time). European Economic Area outside of France With respect to each Member State of the European Economic Area other than France which has implemented the Prospectus Directive (the "Member State"), no action has been undertaken or will be undertaken to make an offer to the public of Bonds requiring a publication of a prospectus in any Member State. As a result, Bonds may only be offered in Member States:  (a)            to any legal entity which is a qualified investor as defined in the Prospectus Directive; or  (b)            to fewer than 100 or, if the relevant Member State has implemented the relevant provision of the 2010 PD Amending Directive, 150, natural or legal persons (other than qualified investors as defined in the Prospectus Directive); or  (c)             in any other circumstances falling within Article 3(2) of the Prospectus Directive; provided that no such offer of Bonds referred to in (a) to (c) above shall require Unibail-Rodamco or any Joint-Lead Manager to publish a prospectus pursuant to Article 3 of the Prospectus Directive, or supplement a prospectus pursuant to Article 16 of the Prospectus Directive. For the purposes of this provision, as defined in the Prospectus Directive (i) the expression an "offer of Bonds to the public" in relation to any Bonds in any relevant Member State which has implemented the Prospectus Directive (as defined below) means the communication in any form and by any means of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and the Bonds to be offered so as to enable an investor to decide to purchase or subscribe the Bonds, as the same may be varied in that Member State by any measure implementing the Prospectus Directive in that Member State, (ii) the expression "Prospectus Directive" means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including the 2010 PD Amending Directive, to the extent implemented in the relevant Member State), and includes any relevant implementing measure in the relevantMember State and (iii) the expression "2010 PD Amending Directive" means Directive 2010/73/EU. United Kingdom This press release is only directed at (i) persons who are not located in the United Kingdom, (ii) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the "Order"); or (iii) persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) (high net worth entities, non incorporated associations, etc.) of the Order, or (iv) persons to whom an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity (within the meaning of Section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000) (the "FSMA") in connection with the issue or sale of the Bonds and, if any, the underlying shares, together being referred to as the "Securities", may otherwise lawfully be communicated or caused to be communicated (all such persons mentioned in paragraphs (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) above, together being referred to as "Relevant Persons"). The Securities are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such Securities will be engaged only with Relevant Persons. Any person that is not a Relevant Person should not act or rely on this press release or any of its contents. This press release does not constitute a prospectus and has not been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority or by another United Kingdom regulatory authority falling within Section 85 of the FSMA. United States of America This press release may not be published, distributed or transmitted in the United States of America (including its territories and dependencies, any State of the United States of America and the district of Columbia). This press release does not constitute any offer or solicitation to purchase for securities in the United States of America. The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Bonds will be offered or sold only outside of the United States of America in offshore transactions in accordance with Regulation S of the Securities Act. Unibail-Rodamco does not intend to register any portion of the proposed offering in the United States of America and no public offering will be made in the United States of America. Canada, Australia and Japan The Bonds may not be offered, sold or purchased in Canada, Australia or Japan. The information contained in this press release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in Canada, Australia or Japan. The distribution or publication of this press release in certain countries may constitute a breach of applicable law. As a result, persons physically present in these countries, in which this press release is distributed or published, must inform themselves about and comply with these applicable laws. AMF visa - ORNANE due July 2021: http://hugin.info/136618/R/1794651/617837.pdf This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: UNIBAIL-RODAMCO SE via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1794651]


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