Transparency declaration by NV Michel Van de Wiele: Threshold crossed

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

Kortrijk, Belgium, 9 May 2016, 06:00 PM – On 4 May 2016 NV Michel Van de Wiele, Marke (Belgium), has notified Barco (Nyse/Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) it has crossed the statutory threshold of 15%, holding 2,346,300 shares i.e. 18.03% of Barco’s shares and voting rights as of 4 May 2016. 

Content of the notification 

The notification includes the following information: 

Categories of notification

Results of the received form

Reason for notification

Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights

Notification by

A parent undertaking or a controlling person

Persons subject to the notification requirement

NV Michel Van de Wiele, Michel Vandewielestraat 7, 8510 Marke

NV Titan Baratto, Michel Vandewielestraat 7, 8510 Marke

Charles Beauduin, Steenweg op Lennik 444, 1500 Halle

Date on which the threshold is crossed


Threshold that is crossed




Notified details

Previous notification: #of voting rights: 1,299,921

After the transaction: # of voting rights: 2,346,300

After the transaction: % of voting rights: 18.03%

Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held, if applicable

NV Michel Van de Wiele is being controlled by NV Titan Baratto, which is in turn controlled by Charles Beauduin

Additional information



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