Disclosure in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 2 May 2007: Transparency law

Regulated information
Notification of participations as of 30 July 2009

Kortrijk, 31 July 2009. Franklin Resources, Inc. (One Franklin Parkway, San Mateo CA 94403-1906 USA), in its capacity of parent company or controlling person, has notified Barco of the following participation held in Barco as of 29 July 2009:

Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.: 627,181 shares, i.e. 4.95%

Up till 29 July 2009 Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. held 634,430 shares, i.e. 5.01%

About Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Franklin Templeton Investments Corp., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Templeton Worldwide, Inc., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc.

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 3300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of euro 725 million in 2008.

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