Sequoia 2015: the Veolia employee shareholding issue is met with great success

The Veolia Environnement shareholding operation – called Sequoia 2015 - met with great success among Group employees: more than 29,000 employees subscribed to the offer, for a total of 19.4 million euros.

Since 2004, Veolia[1] involves its employees with its performance. This year, the Group’s 7th employee share offering was open, from September 18 to October 5, to 111,000 employees in 20 countries.

A successful international operation

The overall subscription rate reached 26.30%, higher than any of the previous employee share offerings conducted since 2004. 1,063,022 new shares were issued through the resulting capital increase, bringing the number of Veolia Environnement shares to 549,566,848[2] as of 17 December 2015.


The 20 countries concerned

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • United States



> Veolia’s Finance area
> The main characteristics of this offer were described in the press release announcing the launch of this operation on 18 September 2015
> Press release: Success of the Veolia employee shareholding issue, Sequoia 2015, reserved for the company’s employees

Date of publication: 18 December 2015

[1] Since November 2005, Veolia Environnement has reorganized its brand system around its core business – the environment – and brought together its divisions under a single name, Veolia. [2] Being a total of 563,364,823 shares including treasury shares.