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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

IBA SA : Transparency notification - Norges Bank

IBA SA    

Published: 17:40 CEST 19-04-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: IBA SA / : IBAB /ISIN: BE0003766806



Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, April 19, 2017, 5.40 p.m. - IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA), the world's leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, announces that it has to issue a transparency notification, in accordance with Article 14, al. 1 of the Transparency Law of May 2, 2007 on disclosure of major holdings, further to the notifications received on 7 April 2017.



Reason for the notification

Upwards crossing followed by a downwards crossing of the 3% threshold further to the acquisition and disposal of shares -and thus voting rights- held as loan collateral

Persons subject to the notification requirement

IBA SA, issuer

Persons that dispose of voting rights

Norges Bank

Transaction date



Threshold that is crossed (in %)

3% (statutory threshold)

Upwards crossing further to the acquisition of voting rights

3% (statutory threshold)

Downwards crossing further to the disposal of voting rights


29 764 396

29 764 396

Voting rights (number)

920 355

871 287

Voting rights (%)



Chain of control





About IBA

IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is a global medical technology company focused on bringing integrated and innovative solutions for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The company is the worldwide technology leader in the field of proton therapy, considered to be the most advanced form of radiation therapy available today. IBA's proton therapy solutions are flexible and adaptable, allowing customers to choose from universal full-scale proton therapy centers as well as compact, single room solutions. In addition, IBA also has a radiation dosimetry business and develops particle accelerators for the medical world and industry. Headquartered in Belgium and employing about 1,500 people worldwide, IBA has installed systems across the world.


IBA is listed on the pan-European stock exchange NYSE EURONEXT (IBA: Reuters IBAB.BR and Bloomberg IBAB.BB). More information can be found at: www.iba-worldwide.com



For further information, please contact:




Caroline Hardy

Corporate Legal Counsel

+32 10 201 159



20170419 transparency re Norge EN

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 OMX Corporate Solutions clients. Source: IBA SA, Chemin du Cyclotron 3, Louvain-la-Neuve 1348, Belgium
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