Kinepolis Group: notifications from Axa and Axa Investment Managers dated 17/10/08

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In accordance with the legislation on transparency (law of 2 May 2007 and Royal Decree of 14 February 2008) Kinepolis Group informs you as issuer about the notifications from Axa and Axa Investment Managers as holder of participating interests in Kinepolis Group.
 
Kinepolis Group has received the following notifications:
 
* A notification from AXA S.A. dated 17/10/08, stating that on 1 September AXA S.A. held a 10.21% interest in Kinepolis Group.
AXA Belgium is a subsidiary of AXA Holdings Belgium, which itself is a subsidiary of AXA. AXA France Vie is a subsidiary of AXA France Assurance, which itself is a subsidiary of AXA. The operational entities of Group AXA, which include the AXA insurance companies, act and exercise their voting rights independently of all other entities of the AXA group with asset management activities, under the conditions set out in Article 11 paragraph 2 of the law of 2 May 2007.
 
* A notification from AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS dated 17/10/08, stating that on 1 September 2008 AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS held a 4.05% interest in Kinepolis Group.
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.
 
The notifications in question were published on the Kinepolis Group website under Corporate Governance / Transparency and other notifications
 
Jan Staelens
CFO

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 53 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Since the acquisition of the Canadian movie theatre group 'Landmark Cinemas' in December 2017, Kinepolis also operates 44 cinemas in Canada.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 97 cinemas (45 of which it owns) worldwide, with a total of 884 screens and more than 175,000 seats. Including the acquired Canadian organization, Kinepolis employs 3,800 people, all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience.

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