Agfa-Gevaert : Publication of a transparency notification (AOC) - Regulated information
(Article 14 of the law of May 2, 2007 on the disclosure of significant shareholdings)
Mortsel, Belgium - April 25, 2019 - 5.40 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%, 5% and a multiple of 5%.
In conformity with the Law of May 2, 2007 regarding the disclosure of significant shareholdings in listed companies, Agfa-Gevaert (Euronext: AGFB) discloses the following declaration:
Active Ownership Capital S.à.r.l. has announced on April 18, 2019, that it managed a stake in Agfa-Gevaert as per April 12, 2019 of 23,069,853 voting rights or 13.42% (denominator is 171,851,042).
On this date, AOC Value S.A.S. individually held 13,402,784 voting rights or 7.80%.
On April 12, 2019, Active Ownership Fund SICAV-FIS SCS contributed 4,535,000 shares already held by it in Agfa-Gevaert NV to AOC Technology S.A.S., as a result of which AOC Technology S.A.S. directly holds 9,667,069 voting rights or 5.63% of Agfa-Gevaert, thus crossing the 5% threshold upwards.
The total amount of voting rights held by the controlled undertakings as described below equals 13.42%.
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held
On 25 June 2018, AOC Technology S.A.S., AOC Value S.A.S. and Active Ownership Fund SICAV-FIS SCS concluded an acting in concert agreement regarding the exercise of their voting rights in the issuer, Agfa-Gevaert NV.
AOC Technology S.A.S. and AOC Value S.A.S. are both controlled by Active Ownership Fund SICAV-FIS SCS. Active Ownership Fund SICAV-FIS SCS is managed by Active Ownership Capital S.à.r.l., which is jointly controlled by two shareholders, Active Ownership Advisors GmbH and Active Ownership Investments Ltd.
Active Ownership Advisors GmbH is controlled by Florian Schuhbauer.
Active Ownership Investments Ltd. is controlled by Tamlino Import & Advisory LP, which is controlled by Tamlino lnvestmenls Ltd., which is controlled by Klaus Röhrig.
The majority of the voting rights In AOC Technology S.A.S. and AOC Value S.A.S. are excercised by Active Ownership Fund SICAV-FIS SCS. The exercise of the voting rights in Active Ownership Fund SICAV-FIS SCS has been described above. AOC Value S.A.S. and AOC Technology S.A.S. are sister companies, both controlled by Active Ownership Fund SICAV-FIS SCS.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, manufactures and distributes an extensive range of analogue and digital imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry and the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications.
Agfa's headquarters and parent company are located in Mortsel, Belgium.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 2,247 million euro in 2018.
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