You would like to buy or sell EDF shares


For any order to buy or sell shares:

  • Contact the financial intermediary who manages your account.
  • By Internet:
    - via the menu “Mes avoirs”;
    - confidential access codes transmitted by BNP Paribas Securities Services.
  • By mail :
    BNP Paribas SA
    Grands Moulins de Pantin
    Securities Services
    Service aux émetteurs
    9, rue du Débarcadère
    93761 Pantin Cedex
  • By fax :
    +33 (0)1 55 77 34 17
  • By telephone:

    [Toll-free number: 0 800 85 85 85]
    From Monday to Friday
    From 8:45 am to 6 pm
    From abroad, dial +33 (0)1 40 14 32 58

What information should you provide in the order?

The order must be clearly worded and contain specific information:

  • the name and ISIN code of the security;
  • the purpose of the operation (purchase, sale);
  • the number of securities to be processed;
  • the number of the concerned account;
  • the execution price, unless a “market” order;
  • the period of validity of the order; The type of order.

Pure registered shareholders, to ensure your order is taken into account

Send to BNP Paribas Securities Services in advance:

  • an account opening agreement;
  • a stock market offering of pure registered financial securities;
  • a withdrawal request to place your purchase orders.

Validity period

  • A “day” order is effective over the entire trading session.
    If it is not executed during this session, it is no longer valid and no longer appears in the order book the next day.
  • A "fixed date" order remains on the market until the specified day, which may not be later than the end of the month.
    For example, if you issue an order on the 5th of the month, the validity date you specify cannot be later than the last day of the current month.

What are the fees for buying or selling EDF shares?

Bearer or administered registered shares

The rates applicable to the purchase or sale of your securities are determined by your financial intermediary.

Pure registered shares

The fees deducted from (sales orders) or added to (purchase orders) the gross transaction amount, excluding taxes (bank commissions and brokerage fees are subject to VAT at the rate in effect in France), are as follows:

  • Brokerage rate : 0.30% before tax on the order amount, with a minimum of €6 before tax per executed order.
  • Bank commission :
    - paper order: €8 before tax per executed order,
    - order by Internet: no fee.
  • Payment by check: €8.
  • Any cash transfer fees to an account outside France will be paid by the shareholder.

Please note: since 1 July 2017, share purchases are subject to a tax of 0.3% of the transaction amount.

The different types of stock market orders

  Description Advantages Disadvantages
Limit price Set a maximum purchase price or a minimum sale price
  • The purchase order will only be executed if the stock price is less than or equal to the limit price.
  • The sales order will only be executed if the stock price is higher than or equal to the limit price.
Protection against market fluctuations. No guarantee that the order will be executed.
Market-to-limit order No need to specify a limit price :
  • When the order arrives on the market, it possible to obtain the best price, for both purchases and sales.
Benefit from the best price. Execution may be partial :
  • If the quantity offered at this price is lower than the quantity requested.
Market order No need to specify the execution price.
This type of order takes priority over the two previous ones.
Certainty of full execution as soon as the security is listed. No control over the price of execution.

Transfer your EDF shares

Please send a written request to your financial intermediary or to the financial institution that manages the EDF registered shares.

It must, where appropriate:

  • specify your relationship with the beneficiary or beneficiaries;
  • be accompanied by a letter of acceptance of this beneficiary (or these beneficiaries).

Please note: Parental acceptance is required for minors.

Settlement-delivery time

  • European regulations have standardised the settlement-delivery time on transactions on Euronext from T+3 to T+2, with T being the trade date.
  • The shortening of the settlement-delivery cycle induces an adjustment of the dividend payment: the ex-date changes to T-2 of the payment date.
  • The record date remains unchanged at T-1 of the date of the payment of dividends.

In the event of a donation or an inheritance to the benefit of a spouse or relative entitled to inherit, the loyalty bonus attached to your EDF shares is retained.

Dividend taxation

The following is provided for informational purposes only. For specific details relating to taxes, shareholders are advised to contact the tax authorities or consult their usual tax advisers.

The advantages of registered shares :

  • Save money and enjoy specific benefits;
  • No need to change your management habits;
  • You benefit from the 10% increased dividend.