Extraordinary Fund Event
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Issuance B.V.
Dated: 28 December 2015
Stock Code: BNPASI
ISIN Code: ZAE000188348
Notice of Extraordinary Fund Event
Notice to Holders of ZAR 5,000,000,000 Fund Securities due 4
March 2019, Series CE1047BRD issued by BNP Paribas Arbitrage
Issuance B.V. (the “Issuer”) and guaranteed by BNP Paribas under
the Note, Warrant and Certificate Programme (the “Certificates”)
We refer to the Certificates and the Pricing Supplement of the
Certificates dated 18 February 2014 (the “Pricing Supplement”)
documented under the Issuer’s Note, Warrant and Certificate
Programme pursuant to a base prospectus dated 3 June 2013 as
supplemented from time to time (the “Base Prospectus”) read
together with the JSE Placement Document dated 21 November 2013.
Notice is hereby given of the following Extraordinary Fund Event
in respect of the Certificates.
BNP Paribas Arbitrage S.N.C., in its capacity as Calculation
Agent in connection with the Certificates wishes to advise
holders of the Certificates that with effect from 19 November
2015, the THEAM Quant GURU Asia Equity Fund (ISIN: FR0011067065)
(the “Affected Fund”) has merged into the THEAM Equity Asia GURU
Fund (ISIN: LU1235110779) (the “Replacement Fund”).
This constitutes an “Extraordinary Fund Event”, as described in
Condition 2.2 “Extraordinary Fund Events” of Annex 9 “Additional
Terms and Conditions for Fund Securities” (“Annex 9”) of the
The Issuer has determined that the action to take in respect of
this Extraordinary Fund Event is “Substitution” as set out in
Condition 4 “Consequences of an Extraordinary Fund Event” of
Annex 9 of the Base Prospectus.
As a consequence of such Substitution and in accordance with
Condition 4 of Annex 9 of the Base Prospectus, the Calculation
Agent has determined that the Affected Fund will be replaced by
the Replacement Fund. No further adjustments of the Terms and
Conditions of the Certificates shall be made.
Copies of the documentation referred to above is available upon
request from the Calculation Agent.
Capitalised terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the
meanings given to them in the Pricing Supplement and the Base
This notice shall be governed and construed in accordance with
the laws of England and nothing in this notice shall be
construed as a waiver of any rights we may have with respect to
For further information on the Securities issued please contact:
Michael Schneider BNP Tel:(+33)140 1496 15
Debt Sponsor: The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, acting
through its Corporate and Investment Banking division
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