Publication of a transparency notification

| Financial

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

Regulated information

17 October 2017, 17h45

On 13 October 2017, Kinepolis Group NV has received a transparency notification from BNP PARIBAS Asset Management SA, indicating that, by virtue of acquisition of shares, BNP PARIBAS Asset Management SA has reached the threshold of 5% of the voting rights attached to shares of Kinepolis Group NV.

The total holding of the controlled companies by BNP PARIBAS Asset Management SA now amounts to 5.00%

Notification details:

Notification date:                                12 October 2017

Transaction date:                                4 October 2017

Relevant threshold:                              5%

Notification by:

BNP PARIBAS Asset Management SA  SA 47000 - 75318 Paris Cedex 09 - France

Voting rights and equivalent financial instruments:

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
BNP PARIBAS Asset Management SA 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
BNP PARIBAS Asset Management France SAS 205,071 349,136 0 1.28% 0.00%
BNP PARIBAS Asset Management UK Limited 859,008 763,102 0 2.79% 0.00%
CAMGESTION SA 184,079 256,736 0 0.94% 0.00%
BNP PARIBAS Asset Management Belgium SA 115,967 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
THEAM SAS 1,507 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
TOTAL   1,368,974 0 5.00% 0.00%



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
TOTAL       0 0.00%  




TOTAL (A & B)      

# of voting rights % of voting rights

1,368,974 5.00%


The chain of controlled companies in which shares are actually held, is included in the aforementioned notification which can be consulted, together with this regulated release, on the website of Kinepolis Group via this link.

Total capital Kinepolis Group NV: 18,952,288.41 EUR

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%.

Kinepolis Investor Relations
+32 (0)9 241 00 22 

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 58 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 Digital Cinemas, Kinepolis also operates 40 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.
In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 108 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,097 screens and almost 200,000 seats. Kinepolis’ employees are 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

+32 9 241 00 00