Publication of a transparency notification – Regulated information

Norges Bank

  • Press Release
  • Mortsel - Belgium
  • August 22, 2016 5:40 PM CET

Norges Bank

(Article 14 of the law of May 2, 2007 on the disclosure of significant shareholdings)

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:

Norges Bank has announced on August 16, 2016, that it holds a stake in Agfa-Gevaert as per August 15, 2016 of 8.117.580 voting rights or 4.72% (denominator is 171,851,042), thus crossing the threshold of 5% downwards.

Norges Bank is the central bank of Norway. As part of its central bank activities, Norges Bank manages Norway's foreign exchange reserves and is responsible for the management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The formal responsibility for the management of the GPFG is placed with the Ministry of Finance, but is delegated to Norges Bank. All investments are executed by Norges Bank acting as principal and all holdings are registered in the name of Norges Bank.

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 viviane.dictus@agfa.com.



Viviane Dictus
Director Corporate Communication
Septestraat 27
2640 Mortsel - Belgium
tel+32 (0) 3 444 7124
fax+32 (0) 3 444 4485
viviane.dictus@agfa.com