Publication of a transparency notification

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

Press release

Regulated information

20 April 2016, 17h45

Kinepolis Group NV has received a transparency notification dated 12 April 2016, indicating that the companies BNP Paribas Asset Management, BNP Paribas Investment Partners Belgium NV, BNP Paribas Investment Partners UK Ltd, Camgestion and Theam, all controlled by BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA, now hold, by virtue of the transfer of shares on 7 April 2016, 4.99% of the voting rights (1,365,695 voting rights*) of the company. As such, they fall below the threshold of 5%.

BNP Investment Partners SA is being controlled by the parent company BNPP SA that is exempted from the obligation to consolidate its participations with those of its subsidiary investment companies, in accordance with Art. 21, 2 nd paragraph of the Royal Decree of 14 February 2008 with regards to the disclosure of major holdings.

Both this regulated release and the notification can be found on the website of Kinepolis Group NV on 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 tresholds were fixed at 3%, 5% and multiples of 5%.

(*) The notification dated 7 January 2014 resulted in a participation of 1,406,080 voting rights, taking into account the share split into five as from 1 July 2014.


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About Kinepolis

 Kinepolis Group was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family 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. Kinepolis has a chain of 46 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Apart from its cinema activities, the Group also operates in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management. 2,300 employees are committed to providing millions of cinema visitors an unforgettable movie experience.

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