Kinepolis Group: Transparency notification Kinepolis Group NV and Kinohold Bis SA dd 15/12/2011

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Regulatory release

On the 15th of December 2011 Kinepolis Group NV received a notification as part of the transparency legislation (Law of 2 May 2007 and Royal Decree of 14 February 2008).

This notification follows on the destruction of 349,423 own shares on 14 December 2011 by Kinepolis Group NV, after the acquisition of 86,773 own shares by Kinepolis Group NV within the framework of the share buy-back program, and the acquisition of 1,996 shares by Kinohold Bis SA.

The notification reveals the following shareholdings in Kinepolis Group NV:
* Mr. Joost Bert: 41,600 shares (0.63%)
* Kinohold Bis SA: 2,540,010 shares (38.59%)
* Kinepolis Group NV: 314,581 shares (4.78%)
Total: 2,896,191 shares (44.01%)

Mr. Joost Bert, Mrs. Marie-Suzanne Bert-Vereecke, Mr. Geert Bert, Mr. Koenraad Bert and Mr. Peter Bert jointly control the Stichting Administratiekantoor Kinohold.
The Stichting Administratiekantoor Kinohold controls Kinohold Bis SA.
Kinohold Bis SA in turn controls the Kinepolis Group NV.
Kinohold Bis SA acts in mutual consultation with Mr. Joost Bert as defined in Article 3, §1, 13°, a) of the Transparency Law.

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: 18,952,288.41 EUR
Number of securities with voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV: 6,581,355
Number of voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV: 6,581,355
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 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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