SOURCE: PERNOD RICARD

June 19, 2008 02:42 ET

PERNOD RICARD : Distribution of interim cash dividend of EUR 0.63 per share on 3 July 2008

PARIS--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Distribution of interim cash dividend of EUR 0.63 per share on 3 July 2008

Press release - Paris, 19 June 2008

The Board of Directors, meeting on June 18th 2008 under the chairmanship of Patrick Ricard, approved the distribution of an interim cash dividend for the 2007/2008 financial year of EUR 0.63 per share. The ex-right date will be June 30th and the interim dividend will be paid on Thursday July 3rd 2008.

In accordance with prior years' practice, this interim dividend is equal to 50% of the total cash dividend amount paid in relation to the 2006/2007 financial year and after the implementation of a two-for-one split on 15 January 2008.

Shareholders' agenda: 2007/2008 full year sales - Thursday 24 July 2008

For more information, please contact:

Francisco de la VEGA / Communication VP

Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 40 96

Denis FIEVET/ Financial Communication - Investor Relations VP

Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 41 71

Florence TARON / Press Relations Manager

Tel: +33 (0)1 41 00 40 88

or visit our web site at www.pernod-ricard.com

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