Kinepolis Group: Dividend, capital reduction, share buy-back

Regulatory release

The General Shareholders' Meeting of Kinepolis Group NV has today decided to pay out a gross dividend of 1.26 euro per share (0.945 euro net after deduction of 25% withholding taxes). The dividend will be paid out as from 27 May 2011 upon presentation of coupon 11 and subject to the relevant regulations for dematerialized shares and registered shares.The ex-dividend date is fixed at 24 May 2011 and the record date at 26 May 2011.

The Extraordinary General Meeting has today decided to reduce the company's share capital by an amount equal to 30,010,268.74 euro and consequently pay back the shareholders 4.33 euro per share. The payment of the capital reduction will take place after all legal formalities have been fulfilled (presumably during the month of August 2011) upon presentation of coupon 12 and subject to the relevant regulations for dematerialized shares and registered shares. The exact payment date will be confirmed by the Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors has been authorized, under certain conditions, to buy back a maximum of 1,108,924 own shares whereof 1,074,270 with a view to their cancellation and 34,654 own shares to cover new options.


Public limited company that is making or has made a public appeal to savings
Eeuwfeestlaan 20, 1020 Brussels
Enterprise Number VAT BE 0415.928.179
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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 55 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, Kinepolis also operates 46 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 111 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,079 screens and almost 200,000 seats. Kinepolis employs 4,600 people, all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience.

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A. Van Troos,
Communication Manager

Kinepolis Group nv
Schelde 1
Moutstraat 132-146
B - 9000 Gent

T: +32 9 241 00 16


Kinepolis Group NV
Schelde 1
Moutstraat 132-146
B-9000 Gent

+32 9 241 00 00