Shareholding structure

Publications regarding transparency statements

The contact person for the consortium declaration is Wauthier de Bassompierre, General Counsel of the company.

Publications regarding transparency statements received in accordance with title II of the transparency law of 2 May 2007 and the Royal Decree of 14 February 2008

Publication regarding a transparency statement – 08/05/2017
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 12/01/2017
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 10/04/2015
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 14/01/2015
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 14/10/2014
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 26/06/2013
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 04/05/2012
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 29/11/2011
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 01/10/2009
Publication regarding a transparency statement – 23/10/2008

Communication received in accordance with article 74 of the law of 1 April 2007 on takeover bids

The following shareholders declared that they are acting in concert in accordance with art. 74, §7 of the law of 1 April 2007 on takeover bids:

  Number of shares Percentage
1. Union Financière Boël SA 7,642,729 22.315%
2. Société de Participations Industrielles SA 8,486,320 24.778%
3. Mobilière et Immobilière du Centre SA 2,535,968 7.404%
Subtotal: 18,665,017 54.496%
4. Sofina SA (own shares) (1) 587,703 1.716%
Total: 19,252,720 56.212%

 

(1) Presumption of action in concert (article 3, §2 of the law of 1 April 2007 on takeover bids).
This has been notified to Sofina SA on 20 August 2019.
The action in concert of these companies on Sofina firstly relates to the concerted exercise of the voting rights with a view to have a common long-lasting policy vis-à-vis the company, and secondly a cooperation to prevent and, if as the case may be, to resist any hostile public takeover that could be launched on the securities of the company by one or more third parties.