Disclosure made according to the requirements of the Law of May 2, 2007

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 Law of May 2, 2007 or Agfa-Gevaert NV's bylaws, should be sent to viviane.dictus@agfa.com. This information will be posted on www.agfa.com/investorrelations. About Agfa 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. Contact: Viviane Dictus Director Corporate Communication tel. ++32 (0)3/444.7124 e-mail: viviane.dictus@agfa.com Johan Jacobs Corporate Press Relations Manager tel. ++32 (0)3/444.8015 e-mail: johan.jacobs@agfa.com This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.