Publication of a transparency notification received by KBC Ancora SCA

11/30/2017, 5:40 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Regulated information, Leuven, 30 November 2017 (17.40 CET)
Publication of a transparency notification received by KBC Ancora SCA
(Section14, first subsection, of the Act of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings)

Summary of the notification

KBC Ancora has received a transparency notification dated 28 November 2017 indicating that Norges Bank, by virtue of acquisition of shares, has surpassed the notification threshold of 1%.

Content of the notification

Reason for the notification Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights -
Lowest notification threshold (1%) surpassed
Notification by A person that notifies alone
Person subject to the notification requirement Norges Bank
Transaction date 27 November 2017
Threshold that has been crossed 1% (upwards)
In addition to the thresholds of 5% and any multiple thereof, the statutory thresholds of 1% and 3% also apply for KBC Ancora
Denominator 78,301,314
Number of voting rights held 785,016
% of voting rights held 1.00%
Chain of controlled undertakings Norges Bank is the central bank of Norway. As part of its central bank activities, Norges Bank manages Norway's foreign exchange reserves and is responsible for management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The formal responsibility for management of the GPFG is placed with the Ministry of Finance, but is delegated to Norges Bank. All investments are executed by Norges Bank acting as principal and all holdings are registered in the name of Norges Bank.

This press release and the accompanying notification and other notifications may be consulted on the website of KBC Ancora,, under 'Shareholders'/'Transparency reports'


KBC Ancora is a listed company which holds 18.5% of the shares in KBC Group and which together with Cera, MRBB and the Other Permanent Shareholders is responsible for the shareholder stability and further development of the KBC group. As core shareholders of KBC Group, these parties have signed a shareholder agreement to this effect.

This press release is available in Dutch, French and English on the website

KBC Ancora Investor Relations & Press contact: Jan Bergmans
Tel.: +32 (0)16 279672
e-mail (general enquiries):

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