Kinepolis Group: Transparency notification Kinepolis Group NV dd 14/05/2012

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As part of the transparency legislation (Law of 2 May 2007 and Royal Decree of 14 February 2008) Kinepolis Group NV reports that, after the acquisition of 299,747 own shares within the framework of the share buy-back programs as announced per 1st of December 2011 and 29th of February 2012, the total number of own shares amounts to 686,341 on the date of 10th May 2012, as a result of which it holds more than 10% of total voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV:

* Mr. Joost Bert: 41,600 shares (0.63%)
* Kinohold Bis SA: 2,540,010 shares (38.59%)
* Kinepolis Group NV: 686,341 shares (10.43%)
Total: 3,267,951 shares (49.10%)

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.

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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