Publications regarding transparency statements
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
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%|
|4. Sofina SA (own shares) (1)||587,703||1.716%|
(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.