The contact person for the consortium declaration is the General Counsel of the company.
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)||619.306||1,808%|
(1)presumption of action in concert (article 3, §2 takeover law)
This has been notified to Sofina SA on 21 August 2018.
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.