Transparency declaration by Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway): Threshold crossed

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

Kortrijk, Belgium, 20 June 2017, 07:00 PM – Norges Bank, Oslo (Norway), has notified Barco (Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) 10 16 June 2017 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5%, holding 653,680 shares i.e. 5.01% of Barco’s shares and voting rights as of 14 June 2017. 

Content of the notifications 

Categories of notification

Results of the received form

Reason for notification

Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights

Notification by

A person that notifies alone

Persons subject to the notification requirement

Norges Bank, Bankplassen 2, P.O Box 1179 Sentrum, Oslo 0107, Norway

Date on which the threshold is crossed

14/06/2017

Threshold that is crossed

5%

Denominator

13,056,607

Notified details

Previous notification: #of voting rights: 645,971

After the transaction: # of voting rights: 653,680

After the transaction: % of voting rights: 5.01%

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

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 management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The formal responsibility for 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.


Additional information

The increase in Norges Bank’s ownership to above 5% of the voting rights of Barco NV relates to an increase in shares held as collateral.

 

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