SOURCE: REXEL

September 20, 2010 09:14 ET

REXEL: REXEL SELECTED FOR INCLUSION IN THE FTSE EuroMid INDEX

PARIS--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) - Rexel, a global leader in the distribution of electrical supplies, has been selected for inclusion in the FTSE EuroMid Index as of today.

This index is a benchmark for medium capitalisation pan-European equities and includes all the constituents of the FTSE World Index Europe that are not current constituents of the FTSEurofirst 300 Index.

Rexel is also included in the following NYSE Euronext market indices:

- The SBF120 index, composed of the 120 most actively traded and most liquid stocks in France,

- The CAC MID100 index, a benchmark index for midcaps that is composed of the 100 largest stocks by market capitalization immediately following the 60 stocks that make up the CAC 40 and CAC Next20 indices,

- The SBF250 index, composed of the 250 largest stocks by capitalization traded on Euronext Paris,

- The CAC AllShares index, composed of all the stocks listed on Euronext Paris whose annual trading volume exceeds 5% of their share capital, irrespective of market capitalization.

Rexel, a global leader in the distribution of electrical supplies, serves three main end markets: industrial, commercial and residential. The Group operates in 34 countries, with a network of some 2,200 branches, and employs 28,000 people. Rexel's sales were €11.3 billion in 2009. Its majority shareholders are an investor group led by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Eurazeo and BAML Capital Partners.

Rexel is listed on the Eurolist market of Euronext Paris (compartment A, ticker RXL, ISIN code FR0010451203). It is integrated in the following indices: SBF120, CAC MID100, SBF250, CAC AllShares and FTSE EuroMid.

For more information, visit Rexel's web site at www.rexel.com

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|Financial analysts /     |Press                          |
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|Marc MAILLET             |    Marie-Lorraine de MARTIGNY |
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|+33 1 42 85 76 12        |             +33 1 53 96 83 82 |
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|mmaillet@rexel.com       |mdemartigny@brunswickgroup.com |
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|Florence MEILHAC         |                   Thomas KAMM |
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|+ 33 1 42 85 57 61       |             +33 1 53 96 83 92 |
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|fmeilhac@rexel.com       |      tkamm@brunswickgroup.com |
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