Kortrijk, 20 April 2012. On 18 April 2012 Franklin Templeton Investments Corp., 5000 Yonge Street, Suite 900, Toronto, ON M2N OA7, notified Barco that as of 12 April 2012 the participation in Barco of Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. was reduced from 627,181 shares, i.e. 4.92%, to below the threshold of 3.00% of the shares.
About Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Templeton Worldwide, Inc. which is a wholly owned-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3500 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of euro 1,041 million in 2011.