Transparency declaration by Templeton Investment Counsel: Downward crossing

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

Kortrijk, Belgium, 1 March 2016, 06:00 PMOn 16 February 2016 Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC, Fort Lauderdale (USA), has notified Barco (Nyse/Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5%, holding 614,438 shares i.e. 4.72% of Barco’s shares and voting rights as of 12 February 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 person that notifies alone

Persons subject to the notification requirement

Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC, 300 S.E. 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

Date on which the threshold is crossed


Threshold that is crossed




Notified details

Previous notification: #of voting rights: 636,239

After the transaction: # of voting rights: 614,438

After the transaction: % of voting rights: 4.72%

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

Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Templeton Worldwide Inc., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc.

Additional information

Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC makes use of the exemption from the obligation to aggregate its holdings, as referred to in Article 11, paragraph 2 of the Law of 2 May 2007, and Article 21 of the Royal Decree of 14 February 2008.


About Barco

Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.029 billion euro in 2015.

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