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Thursday, 13 July 2017

Publication of a transparency notification received by KBC Ancora SCA

KBC Ancora    

Published: 18:33 CEST 13-07-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: KBC Ancora / : KBCA /ISIN: BE0003867844

Publication of a transparency notification received by KBC Ancora SCA

Regulated information, Leuven, 13 July 2017 


Publication of a transparency notification received by KBC Ancora SCA
(Section14, first subsection, of the Act of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings)



Summary of the notification


KBC Ancora has received a transparency notification dated 2 August 2017 indicating that Parvus Asset Management Europe Limited, controlled by Mr Edoardo Mercadante, by virtue of acquisition or transfer of shares, has downwardly crossed the notification threshold of 1%.



Content of the notification


Reason for the notification

Acquisition or transfer of voting rights or securities conferring a voting right -

Downward crossing of the lowest threshold (1%)

Notification by

A parent undertaking or a controlling person

Person subject to the notification requirement

Parvus Asset Management Europe Limited - UK Private Limited company/Edoardo Mercadante

Transaction date

29 June 2017

Threshold that has been crossed

1% (downwards)
In addition to the thresholds of 5% and any multiple thereof, the statutory thresholds of 1% and 3% also apply for KBC Ancora



Chain of controlled undertakings

Parvus Asset Management Europe Limited is appointed investment manager to several funds, which in aggregate hold the voting rights disclosed above. Parvus Asset Management Europe Limited is able to exercise the voting rights at its discretion towards its clients. Mr. Edoardo Mercadante is the controller of Parvus Asset Management Europe Limited and can therefore influence the decision of the firm on how to exercise the voting rights



This press release and the accompanying notification and other notifications may be consulted on the website of KBC Ancora, www.kbcancora.be, under 'Shareholders'/'Transparency reports'





KBC Ancora is a listed company which holds 18.5% of the shares in KBC Group and which together with Cera, MRBB and the Other Permanent Shareholders is responsible for the shareholder stability and further development of the KBC group. As core shareholders of KBC Group, these parties have signed a shareholder agreement to this effect.



This press release is available in Dutch, French and English on the website www.kbcancora.be.


KBC Ancora Investor Relations & Press contact: Jan Bergmans / Luc De Bolle

Tel.: +32 (0)16 279672 / +32 (0)16 279660

e-mail: jan.bergmans@kbcancora.be / luc.ldb.debolle@kbcancora.be

e-mail (general enquiries): mailbox@kbcancora.be




press release (PDF)

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: KBC Ancora, Philipssite 5, bus 10, Leuven 3001 , België
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