ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

Dividend payment of €0.62 per share

Paris, May 31, 2012 Safran's Ordinary and Extraordinary Annual General Meeting of Shareholders was held today at the CNIT conference centre in Paris La Défense, under the chairmanship of Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. All the 12 resolutions submitted to shareholders at the meeting were approved by a large majority, except the resolution items 5 and 6. Safran shareholders approved the 2011 consolidated financial statements and decided on the payment of a dividend of €0.62 per share. This includes the interim dividend of €0.25 paid on December 2011. Financial agenda
Ex-dividend date: June 5, 2012
Dividend payment: June 8, 2012
H1 2012 results: July 31, 2012

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Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace (propulsion and equipment), Defence and Security.
Operating worldwide, the Safran group has close to 60,000 employees and generated sales of 11.7 billion euros in 2011. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. The Group invests heavily in Research & Development to meet the requirements of changing markets, including expenditures of 1.3 billion euros in 2011. Safran is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index.
Contact Presse
Catherine Malek
Tel : +33 (0)1 40 60 80 28 Email:catherine.malek@safran.fr Contact Analystes et Investisseurs
Pascal Bantegnie
Tel : +33 (0)1 40 60 80 45 Email :pascal.bantegnie@safran.fr
Antoine-Pierre de Grammont
Tel :+33 (0)1 40 60 80 47 Email :antoine-pierre.degrammont@safran.fr Safran
2, bd du Général Martial Valin
75724 Paris Cedex 15 - France