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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

KBC Group: Publication of transparency notification received by KBC Group NV

KBC Groep    

Published: 08:00 CET 15-11-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: KBC Groep / : KBC /ISIN: BE0003565737

KBC Group: Publication of transparency notification received by KBC Group NV

 

Press release

Outside trading hours - Regulated information*

 

 

 

Brussels, 15 November 2017, 08 h

Publication of transparency notification(s) received by KBC Group NV

(art. 14, 1st section of the Act of 2 May 2007 concerning the disclosure of significant participations)   

 

 

Summary of the notification(s)

 

KBC Group NV has received a transparency notification dd. 8 November 2017, which states that BlackRock Inc. has crossed the reporting threshold of 5% (in voting rights) downwards. 

 

Content of the notification(s)

 

The notification(s) contain(s) following information:

  • Reason for the notification(s): acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights
  • Notification(s) by: BlackRock Inc.
  • Persons subject to the notification requirement: see annex 1
  • Date(s) on which the threshold is crossed: 7 November 2017
  • Threshold that is crossed: 5%

(KBC Group's Articles of Association set a notification threshold of 3% of the total number of voting rights. In addition, the legal thresholds of 5% or any multiple thereof also apply)

  • Denominator (number of shares KBC Group NV): 418 372 082
  • Notified details: see annex 1
  • Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held:
    See "11: Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held" in the PDF-file on www.kbc.com (see below).
  • The relevant notification(s) is (are) available at www.kbc.com > Investor relations > Shareholder information > Shareholder structure.

 

 

 

Full press release attached.



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This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. Source: KBC Groep, Havenlaan 2, Brussels 1080, Belgium
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