Publication of a transparency notification

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Kinepolis Group NV
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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)

14 January 2020, 18h00

On 10 January 2020, Kinepolis Group NV has received a transparency notification from BNP Paribas Asset Management SA, notifying that, following a disposal of Kinepolis shares with voting rights by companies controlled by BNP Paribas Asset Management SA, BNP Paribas Asset Management has crossed downwards the 5% threshold resulting in 4.99% of the voting rights attached to Kinepolis shares.

The notification signed on 10 January 2020 contains the following information:

Notification by:                                     A parent undertaking or a controlling person

Person subject to the
notification requirement:                       BNP Paribas Asset Management SA

Transaction date:                                  7 January 2020

Relevant threshold:                               5%

Denominator:                                       27 365 197

Notification  details:

A) Voting rightsPrevious notificationAfter the transaction  
 # of voting rights# of voting rights% of voting rights
Holders of voting rights Linked to securitiesNot linked to the securitiesLinked to securitiesNot linked to the securities
BNP Paribas Asset Management SA0000,00% 
BNP Paribas Asset Management France SAS349 136596 31502,18% 
BNP Paribas Asset Management UK Limited763 102770 27002,81% 
Camgestion SA, absorbed by BNP Paribas Asset Management France SAS 256 736000,00% 
Subtotal 1 368 9741 366 585 4,99%0
 TOTAL 0 0,00%

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

BNP Paribas Asset Management UK Limited, BNP Paribas Asset Management France SAS and Camgestion SA (absorbed by BNP Paribas Asset Management France SAS on 01/06/2017) are controlled by the parent company BNP Paribas Asset Management SA. This parent company is in its turn controlled by the parent company BNPP SA, that benefits from the exemption to combine its participations with those of its affiliated investment companies in accordance with article 21 par. 2 of the Royal Decree of February 14, 2008 on disclosure of major holdings.

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%.

Contact

Kinepolis Investor Relations
+32 (0)9 241 00 22
investor-relations@kinepolis.com

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,
Corporate
Communication Manager

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

E: pressoffice@kinepolis.com
T: +32 9 241 00 16

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Kinepolis Group NV
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Moutstraat 132-146
B-9000 Gent

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