Publication of a transparency notification

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Publication of a transparency notification

(Article 14, first paragraph, of the law of 2 may 2007 on disclosure of major holdings)

16 April 2019, 18h15

On 11 April 2019, Kinepolis Group NV has received a transparency notification from AXA S.A., indicating that the companies controlled by AXA SA, by virtue of an acquisition of shares, own 5,03% of the voting rights attached to shares of the Company, therefore the threshold of 5% has been exceeded.

The notification signed on 11 April 2019 contains the following information:

Notification by:                                    A parent undertaking or a controlling person

Person subject to the
notification requirement:                     AXA S.A.

Transaction date:                                 5 April 2019

Relevant threshold:                              5%

Denominator:                                      27 365 197


Notified details:

A) Voting rights Previous notification After the transaction
  # of voting rights # of voting rights % of voting rights
Holders of voting rights   Linked to securities Not linked to the securities Linked to securities Not linked to the securities
AXA S.A. 0 0   0.00%  
AXA France Vie 326 500 326 500   1.19%  
AXA France IARD 445 586 421 533   1.54%  
AXA Versicherungen AG 379 775 225 975   0.83%  
AXA Konzern AG 68 471 68 471   0.25%  
Unit holders of funds: different companies of the AXA Group 146 700 333 918   1.22%  
Subtotal 1 367 032 1 376 397   5.03%  
  TOTAL 1 376 397 0 5,03% 0,00%


Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held :

AXA France Vie is a subsidiary of AXA France Assurance, in turn subsidiary of AXA. AXA France IARD is a subsidiary of AXA France Assurance, in turn subsidiary AXA. AXA Konzern AG and AXA Versicherungen AG are subsidiaries of AXA. The operational entities of the AXA Group containing the insurance subsidiaries of AXA act and exercise their voting rights independently of any other entity of the AXA Group carrying out asset management activities.

The aforementioned notification and the regulated release can be consulted on the website of Kinepolis Group via this link.

Total capital Kinepolis Group NV: 18,952,288.41 €
Number of securities with voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV: 27,365,197
Number of voting rights in Kinepolis Group NV: 27,365,197
In Article 8 of the Articles of Association of Kinepolis Group NV, the notification thresholds were fixed at 3%, 5% and multiples of 5%.


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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

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