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Regulated information
Notification of participation as of 19 July 2011
Kortrijk, 8 September 2011. On 5 September 2011 Gimv nv (Karel Oomsstraat 37, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium) notified Barco that as a result of the merger with her daughter company V.I.M. nv on 19 July 2011, Gimv nv has acquired the 1,249,921 Barco nv shares held till then by V.I.M. nv.
These 1,249,921 shares represent 9.80% of the shares of Barco nv.

About Gimv
With 30 years of investment experience, Gimv is Belgium's most important private equity and venture capital provider and a major European and international market player. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels.

About Barco
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3500 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of euro 897 million in 2010.

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