KBC Group: Publication of transparency notification(s) received by KBC Group NV

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Press release

Outside trading hours – Regulated information*

Brussels, 25 May 2022, 18h00

Publication of transparency notification(s) received by KBC Group NV

(art. 14, 1st section of the Act of 2 May 2007 concerning the disclosure of significant participations)

Summary of the notification(s)

KBC Group NV has received a transparency notification on 23 May 2022, which states that FMR LLC holds 3.32% of voting rights in KBC Group, based on’ voting securities’ and ‘financial instruments that are treated as equivalent to voting securities’ combined (compared to also 3.32% in the previous notification dd. 10 May 2022).

That is the sum of 3.17% for voting securities (compared to 2.72% in the previous notification) and 0.14% for financial instruments that are treated as equivalent to voting securities (compared to 0.60% in the previous notification).

Content of the notification(s)

The notification(s) contain(s) following information:

  • Reason for the notification(s): acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights

  • Notification(s) by: FMR LLC

  • Persons subject to the notification requirement: see annex

  • Date(s) on which the threshold is crossed: 17 May 2022.

  • Threshold that is crossed: 3%

(KBC Group’s Articles of Association set a notification threshold of 3% of the total number of voting rights. In addition, the legal thresholds of 5% or any multiple thereof also apply)

  • Denominator (number of shares KBC Group NV): 416 883 592

  • Notified details: see annex.

  • Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held:
    See “11: Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held” in the PDF-file(s) on www.kbc.com (see below).

  • The relevant notification(s) is (are) available at www.kbc.com > Investor relations > Shareholder information > Shareholder structure.

For more information, please contact:

Kurt De Baenst, General Manager, Investor Relations, KBC Group

E-mail: IR4U@kbc.com

Viviane Huybrecht, General Manager, Corporate Communication/Spokesperson, KBC Group

E-mail: pressofficekbc@kbc.be

* This press release contains information provided in compliance with European transparency legislation for listed companies. KBC Group NV is listed at NYSE Brussels.



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