Disclosure made according to the requirements of the Law of May 2,
The enclosed information constitutes regulated information as defined
in the Royal Decree of November 14, 2007 regarding the duties of
issuers of financial instruments which have been admitted for trading
on a regulated market.
Mortsel, Belgium - January 26, 2009 - 4.00 p.m. CET
According to Agfa-Gevaert NV's bylaws, the threshold as from which a
shareholding needs to be disclosed, has been set at 3%.
In conformity with the Law of May 2, 2007 regarding the disclosure of
important shareholdings in listed companies, Agfa-Gevaert (Euronext:
AGFB) discloses the following declaration of the situation as per
January 19, 2009:
J.P. Morgan Ventures, J.P. Morgan Whitefriars Inc. and J.P. Morgan
Asset Management UK, subsidiaries of JP Morgan Chase & Co. (London,
United Kingdom), together hold a stake in Agfa-Gevaert of 3,995,315
shares or 3.10% of a total of 128.888.282 ordinary shares.
Notifications of important shareholdings to be made according to the
May 2, 2007 or Agfa-Gevaert NV's bylaws, should be sent to
This information will be posted on www.agfa.com/investorrelations.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world's leading companies in
imaging and information technology. Agfa develops, manufactures and
markets analogue and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa
Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa Healthcare), and for
specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials).
Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in
40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries around the
globe. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 3,283 million
euros in 2007.
Director Corporate Communication
tel. ++32 (0)3/444.7124
Corporate Press Relations Manager
tel. ++32 (0)3/444.8015
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