Kinepolis Group: Notification from AXA Investment Managers dd 2/06/10

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Regulatory release


In accordance with the relevant transparency legislation (Law of 2 May 2007 and Royal Decree of 14 February 2008), the Kinepolis Group SA states that it has received a notification from AXA SA on the 2nd of June 2010.


The notification states that on the 27th of May 2010 AXA Investment Managers holds a 2.30% interest (159,597 voting rights) in Kinepolis Group SA.


The previous notification on the 10th of February 2010 stated a 4,48% interest of AXA Investment Managers (310,501 voting rights) in Kinepolis Group SA.


AXA Investment Managers is a holding company of the AXA group that holds management companies and companies that provide investment services on behalf of third parties. AXA Investment Managers and all the management companies and companies that provide investment services, for which this notification is made, act independently of all other entities of the AXA group, under the conditions set out in Article 11 paragraph 2 of the law of 2 May 2007.


This regulatory release is published on the website of the Kinepolis Group under Press Releases and Corporate Governance / Transparency and Other Notices.


Henk Rogiers



Investor Relations

Kinepolis Group NV

Tel. + 32 9 241 00 22


Capital Kinepolis Group:


Total capital Kinepolis Group NV: 48,962,557.15 EUR

Number of securities with voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV: 6,930,778

Number of voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV: 6,930,778

Share categories in Kinepolis Group NV: none

Number of bonds convertible into securities with voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV: none

Number of rights to acquire non-issued securities with voting rights: none

Number of voting rights to be acquired by exercising conversion or subscription rights: none

In Article 8 of the Articles of Association of the Kinepolis Group NV, the notification thresholds were fixed at 3%, 5% and multiples of 5%

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