Kinepolis Group: Notification from Bestinver Gestión SA, SGIIC, dd 20/01/10

Regulatory release

In accordance with the relevant transparency legislation (Law of 2 May 2007 and Royal Decree of 14 February 2008), the Kinepolis Group NV states that it has received a notification from Bestinver Gestión SA, SGIIC, on the 20th of January 2010.

The notification states that on the 14th of January 2010 Bestinver Gestión SA, SGIIC, held a 4.60% interest in Kinepolis Group NV (319,108 voting rights).

The previous notification of Bestinver Gestión SA, SGIIC, on the 4th of June 2009, stated a 9,40% interest in Kinepolis Group SA (651,380 voting rights).

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

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

+32 9 241 00 00