Publication of a transparency notification

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Kinepolis Group NV
Press release
Regulated information

Publication of a transparency notification

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

4 May 2020, 17h45

On 30 April 2020, Kinepolis Group NV has received a transparency notification from BlackRock, Inc., notifying that, following a transfer of voting rights or securities with voting rights, it holds 2.76% of the voting rights of the company.

Taking into account the equivalent financial instruments the total voting rights amount to 2.83% and as such, the 3% threshold has been crossed downwards.

The notification signed on 29 April 2020 contains the following information:

Notification by:                                     A parent undertaking or a controlling person

Persons subject to the
notification requirement:                       BlackRock, Inc.

                                                           BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.

                                                           BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

                                                           BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

                                                           BlackRock Fund Advisors

                                                           BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

                                                           BlackRock International Limited

                                                           BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

                                                           BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Transaction date:                                  28 April 2020

Relevant threshold:                               3%

Denominator:                                       27 365 197

Notification 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
BlackRock, Inc. 0 0   0.00%  
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 2 056 2 056   0.01%  
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 9 903 9 573   0.03%  
BlackRock Fund Advisors 186 870 186 571   0.68%  
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 96 872 96 872   0.35%  
BlackRock International Limited 27 558 27 252   0.10%  
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited 124 124   0.00%  
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 490 971 431 474   1.58%  
Subtotal 814 354 753 922   2.76%  
TOTAL 753 922   2.76%  

 

B) Equivalent financial instruments 

 
After the transaction  
Holders of equivalent financial instruments Type of financial instrument Expiration date

 

 

 
Exercise period or date

 

 
# of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised % of voting rights Settlement
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited Securities lent     18 099 0.07% physical
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited Securities lent     2 977 0.01% physical
TOTAL 21 076 0.08%  

 

 


 TOTAL (A & B)
# of voting rights % of voting rights
  774 998 2.83%

The chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held, as well as the aforementioned notification and this 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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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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B-9000 Gent

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