Dec 17, 2018

Transparency declaration by Templeton Investment Counsel: Downward crossing


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

Kortrijk, Belgium, 17 December 2018, 06:30 PM – Templeton Investment Counsel, LLC, Fort Lauderdale, United States, has notified Barco (Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3%, holding 390,073 shares i.e. 2.99% of Barco’s shares and voting rights as of 11 December 2018.

Content of the notification from 14 December 2018:


Categories of notification

Results of the received form

Reason for notification

Downward crossing of the lowest threshold

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 – United States

Date on which the threshold is crossed


Threshold that is crossed




Notified details

Previous notification: #of voting rights: 614,438

After the transaction: # of voting rights: 390,073

After the transaction: % of voting rights: 2.99%

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.


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