Aug 28, 2023

Transparency declaration by Norges bank: Downward crossing


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

Kortrijk, Belgium, 28 August 2023, 18.00 hrs – Norges Bank, Bankplassen 2, PO Box 1179 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo - Norway, has notified Barco NV (Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) on 24 August 2023 that by virtue of the sale of shares, it has downward crossed the statutory threshold of 3% on 14 July 2020.

Content of the notification from 24 August 2023:


Categories of notification

Results of the received form

Reason for notification

Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights

Downward crossing of the lowest threshold

Notification by

A person that notifies alone

Persons subject to the notification requirement

Norges Bank, Bankplassen 2, PO Box 1179 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo - Norway

Date on which the threshold is crossed


Threshold that is crossed



91,487,438 [1]

Notified details

Previous notification: #of voting rights: 586,006

After the transaction: # of voting rights: 2,737,981 [2]

After the transaction: % of voting rights: 2.99%

Full 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.

[1] Denominator as per 14 July 2020

[2] Voting rights recalculated following to the 7:1 share split, see press release

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