Kinepolis announces start of a share buy back programme

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Kinepolis Group NV announces that the company will launch on May 27, 2013, a new share buy back programme, in which an agent has been mandated to purchase up to 300,000 own shares on behalf of Kinepolis Group NV in the period between May 27, 2013, and February 21, 2014, either on the stock exchange or outside of it. The share buy-back programme is part of the optimisation of the capital structure of Kinepolis Group and the creation of shareholder value.

The share buy back will be carried out within the conditions specified in the authorization by the Extraordinary General Meeting of October 19, 2012, given to the Board of Directors to repurchase under certain conditions a maximum of 1,171,301 own shares for the purpose of cancellation.

The timing of the buy back of shares under this programme depends on a variety of factors, including market conditions. The programme can be stopped at any time.

During the course of the programme, the company will inform the market about the purchased shares at regular intervals and in accordance with the applicable regulations.

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About Kinepolis

Kinepolis Group NV was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups and was listed on the stock exchange in 1998. Kinepolis offers an innovative cinema concept which serves as a pioneering model within the industry. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management.

In Europe, Kinepolis Group NV has 63 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Since the acquisition of Canadian movie theatre group Landmark Cinemas and American movie theatre group MJR Theatres, Kinepolis also operates 36 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 109 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,131 screens and more than 200,000 seats. Kinepolis’ employees are all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience. 

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