This document does not constitute or form part of any solicitation, offer or invitation to purchase or subscribe for any Notes referred to in this document and neither it nor any part of it shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any contract or commitment whatsoever. Accordingly, it is not directed to the specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any recipient. You should consult with your own legal, regulatory, tax, business, investment, financial and accounting advisers to the extent that you deem it necessary, and make your own investment, hedging and trading decisions (including decisions regarding the suitability of an investment in the Issuer’s notes) based upon your own judgment and advice from such advisers as you deem necessary and not upon any view expressed in this document. Any decision to purchase Notes in the proposed offering should be made solely on the basis of information to be contained in the final Prospectus published by Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in due course in relation to such offering.
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Neither this document nor any copy thereof may be taken or transmitted or distributed, directly or indirectly, into the United States or to a U.S. Person (as defined in Rule 902 of Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) ). The distribution of this document in other jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into to whose possession this document comes should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the laws of any such other jurisdiction. The Notes which are proposed to be offered by the Issuer are not being registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States unless they are registered or exempt from registration. No public offering of the Notes is being made in the United States. Outside the United States, the offering is being made in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
No prospectus approved by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers has been or will be prepared in connection with the offering. The offering may be made in France exclusively to persons or entities that are licensed to provide the investment service of portfolio management or that are qualified investors (investisseurs qualifiés), both within the meaning of Article L. 411-2 II.-2 of the Code monétaire et financier. You may participate in the offering only to the extent you are investing for your own account and comply with the provisions of Articles D. 411-1, D. 411-2, D. 734-1, D. 744-1, D. 754-1 and D. 764-1 of the Code monétaire et financier. The notes acquired by you in the context of the offering may not be distributed to the public in France directly or indirectly other than in accordance with the provisions of Article L. 411-1, L. 411-2, L. 412-1 and L. 621-8 to L. 621-8-3 of the Code monétaire et financier.