Ageas: Transparency notification

5/17/2018, 5:40 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

In accordance with the rules on financial transparency*, Ageas notifies that on 16 May 2018, its interest has fallen below the threshold of 3% of the shares issued by Ageas. Its current shareholding stands at 2.70%.

Reason for the notification
Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights
Downward crossing of the lowest threshold

Notification by
A parent undertaking or a controlling person

Persons subject to the notification requirement
ageas SA/NV

Date on which the threshold is crossed
16 May 2018

Threshold that is crossed (in %)
3 %


Notified details

A) Voting rights Previous notification After the transaction
  # of voting rights # of voting rights % of voting rights
Holders of voting rights   Linked to Not linked to Linked to Not linked to
  securities the securities securities the securities
ageas SA/NV 6,443,750 1,456,571   0.72%  
AG Insurance SA/NV 47,620 47,620   0.02%  
Ageasfinlux S.A. (related to FRESH) 3,968,254 3,968,254   1.95%  
subtotal 10,459,624 5,472,445   2.70%  
  TOTAL 5,472,445 0 2.70% 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 Settlement  
  TOTAL     0 0.00%    
Total A & B # of voting rights % of voting rights
  5,472,445 2.70%

* article 14, paragraph 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings us provisions.

Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held, if applicable
ageas SA/NV fully owns Ageas Insurance International N.V. that in turn holds 75% of the share capital of AG Insurance SA/NV and 100% of Ageasfinlux S.A.

Additional information
The shares related to the FRESH do not bear dividend nor voting rights as long as they are attributed to Ageasfinlux S.A.

This press release and the notifications received by Ageas are available on the website.

Ageas is a listed international insurance Group with a heritage spanning 190 years. It offers Retail and Business customers Life and Non-Life insurance products designed to suit their specific needs, today and tomorrow. As one of Europe's larger insurance companies, Ageas concentrates its activities in Europe and Asia, which together make up the major part of the global insurance market. It operates successful insurance businesses in Belgium, the UK, Luxembourg, France, Portugal, Turkey, China, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, and the Philippines through a combination of wholly owned subsidiaries and long term partnerships with strong financial institutions and key distributors. Ageas ranks among the market leaders in the countries in which it operates. It represents a staff force of over 50,000 people and reported annual inflows close to EUR 34 billion in 2017 (all figures at 100%).

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Source: Ageas via Globenewswire

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