The list of companies' the head office of which is located in France and whose market capitalization exceeds a billion euros on 1st December 2012 had been published by Decree (Decree dated 11 January 2013 OJ n°0015 dated 18 January 2013). As a reminder, the acquisition of the shares of these companies is subject to the financial transaction tax, established by the first Amending Finance Act for 2012 dated 14 March 2012.