Transparency declarations

tcontentTD_2017

On June 22, 2017, Telenet received a transparency notification from Ameriprise Financial, Inc. in accordance with Article 6 and 18 of the Law of May 2, 2007. This transparency notification shows that following the acquisition by Threadneedle Asset Management Limited of shares holding voting rights in Telenet on June 9, 2017, Threadneedle Asset Management Limited now holds 3,04% of the voting rights of Telenet. Threadneedle Asset Management Limited has therefore exceeded the 3% threshold.

On August 18, 2017, Telenet received a notification from Liberty Global Plc and its affiliate Binan Investments B.V. in accordance with Article 74, § 8 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs. This notification provides an update of the notification submitted by Liberty Global Plc and its affiliate Binan Investments B.V. on August 19, 2016 according to which Binan Investments B.V. declared to hold an interest in Telenet exceeding 55% of the securities holding voting rights. The notification of August 18, 2017 does not report any change in the Telenet shareholding of Binan Investments B.V. since the notification of August 19, 2016.

tcontentTD_2016

On August 19, 2016, Telenet received a transparency notification from BlackRock, Inc. and its affiliated companies (hereafter “BlackRock”) in accordance with Article 6 of the Law of May 2, 2007. This transparency notification shows that following the acquisition by Blackrock of shares holding voting rights in Telenet on August 17, 2016, Blackrock now holds 5% of the voting rights of Telenet. BlackRock has therefore crossed the 5% threshold.

On August 19, 2016, Telenet received a notification from Liberty Global Plc and its affiliate Binan Investments B.V. in accordance with Article 74, § 8 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs. This notification provides an update of the notification submitted by Liberty Global Plc and its affiliate Binan Investments B.V. on August 21, 2015 according to which Binan Investments B.V. declared to hold an interest in Telenet exceeding 55% of the securities holding voting rights. On January 11, 2016, Telenet also received a notification from Liberty Global Plc in accordance with Article 6 of the Law of May 2, 2007, declaring a change in the indirect shareholding of Telenet as a result of a number of intragroup transactions.

The notification of August 19, 2016 does not report any change in the Telenet shareholding of Liberty Global Plc since its notifications of August 21, 2015 and January 11, 2016.

On August 2, 2016, Telenet received a transparency notification from BlackRock, Inc. and its affiliated companies (hereafter “BlackRock”) in accordance with Article 6 of the Law of May 2, 2007. This transparency notification shows that following the acquisition by Blackrock of shares holding voting rights in Telenet on July 28, 2016, Blackrock now holds 3,54% of the voting rights of Telenet. BlackRock has therefore exceeded the 3% threshold.

On March 4, 2016, Telenet received a transparency notification from Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway) in accordance with Article 6 of the Law of May 2, 2007. This transparency notification shows that following the sale of shares holding voting rights in Telenet on March 2, 2016, Norges Bank now holds 2.43% of the voting rights of Telenet. Norges Bank has therefore fallen below the 3% threshold.

On January 11, 2016, Telenet received a notification from Liberty Global Plc in accordance with Article 6 of the Law of May 2, 2007. In this notification, Liberty Global Plc provides an update of its notification of August 21, 2015 in which it declared that Binan Investments B.V.'s shareholding in Telenet had exceeded 55% of the securities holding voting rights. This notification of August 21, 2015 was in turn an update of the prior notifications Telenet received on September 18, 2007, on August 28, 2008, on August 27, 2009, on August 31, 2010, on August 29, 2011, on August 28, 2012, on August 27, 2013, and on August 22, 2014.

In this notification of January 11, 2016 Liberty Global Plc reports a change in indirect shareholdership of Telenet pursuant to a number of intra-group transactions which took place on November 23, 2015. As part of said intra-group transactions, the entire share capital in Binan Investments B.V. was first transferred from UPC Belgium B.V. to Liberty Global Europe Holding B.V., then from Liberty Global Europe Holding B.V. to Liberty Global Holding B.V, then from Liberty Global Holding B.V. to Liberty Global Europe LLC (previously known as Liberty Global Europe Inc.), and finally from Liberty Global Europe LLC to Liberty Global Broadband II Ltd. All transfers took place between 100% subsidiaries of Liberty Global Plc.

In addition, Liberty Global Plc declares that pursuant to certain intra-group transactions Liberty Global Plc is currently the ultimate parent company of Telenet. Formerly, Liberty Global Plc was the subsidiary of the former ultimate parent company Liberty Global Inc.

Liberty Global Plc further reports that Binan Investments B.V. has not exercised any of the warrants in Telenet held by it and that all such warrants have now expired.

This notification of January 11, 2016 does not report any change in the Telenet shareholding of Liberty Global Plc since its last notification of August 21, 2015. 

tcontentTD_2015

On August 21, 2015, Telenet received a notification from Liberty Global Plc and her affiliate Binan Investments B.V. in accordance with article 74, §8 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs. Liberty Global Plc and Binan Investments B.V. herein provide an update of their notification of August 22, 2014 according to which Binan Investments B.V. declared to hold a stake in Telenet that exceeded 30% of the securities holding voting rights. In this notification, Liberty Global Plc and Binan Investments B.V. declare, inter alia, that during the period between 22 August 2014 and 20 August 2015 no securities holding voting rights in Telenet have been transferred by or to Binan Investments B.V.

tcontentTD_2014

On August 22, 2014, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On July 10, 2014, the Company received a transparency declaration from Omega Advisors, Inc., stating that the participation of Omega Advisors, Inc., as of April 30, 2014, dropped below the statutory threshold of 3% of the total outstanding share capital of the Company.

tcontentTD_2013

On August 27, 2013, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On May 17, 2013 the Company received a transparency declaration from Norges Bank, stating that Norges Bank, as of May 14, 2013, holds 3,531,612 shares of the Company, representing 3.08 % of the total share capital. In addition, Norges Bank has 1,765,475 shares of the Company on loan, which it has the right to recall at any time. If Norges Bank would exercise this right or if the loan would expire, this would bring the total shareholding of Norges Bank to 5,297,087 shares, representing 4.61 % of the total share capital of the Company.

On May 17, 2013 the Company received a transparency declaration from Norges Bank, stating that Norges Bank, as of May 3, 2013, holds 1,948,205 shares of the Company, representing 1.73 % of the total share capital. In addition, Norges Bank has 3,000,000 shares of the Company on loan, which Norges Bank has the right to recall at any time.

On February 1, 2013 the Company received a transparency declaration from Liberty Global, Inc., stating that Liberty Global, Inc. (via its subsidiary Binan Investments B.V.), as of February 1, 2013, holds 66,342,037 shares of the Company, representing 58.29% of the total share capital of the Company together with 3,000 warrants of the Company, pursuant to the public takeover bid by Binan Investments B.V. on all shares and warrants of the Company (not already owned by Binan Investments B.V. and its affiliates, including Telenet) (document available in Dutch only).

On January 14, 2013 the Company received a transparency declaration from Liberty Global, Inc., stating that Liberty Global, Inc. (via its subsidiary Binan Investments B.V.), as of January 8, 2013, holds 56,844,400 shares of the Company, representing 49.95% of the total share capital of the Company on that day, following the issuance of 402,018 new ordinary shares as a result of the exercise of 402,018 warrants (document available in Dutch only).

tcontentTD_2012

On November 30, 2012 the Company received a transparency declaration from Omega Advisors Inc., stating that Omega Advisors Inc., as of September 18, 2012, holds 3,805,363 shares of the Company, representing 3.35% of the total share capital on that day.

On September 25, 2012 the Company received a transparency declaration from Norges Bank, stating that Norges Bank, as of September 24, 2012, holds 3,577,683 shares of the Company, representing 3.15% of the total share capital on that day.

On September 13, 2012 the Company received a transparency declaration from AXA S.A., stating that AXA S.A., as of September 10, 2012, holds 3,343,514 shares of the Company, representing 2.94% of the total share capital.

On September 3, 2012 the Company received a transparency declaration from Norges Bank, according to which, on August 31, 2012, Norges Bank held 3,393,033 shares, representing 2.99 % of the total share capital.

On August 28, 2012, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On August 3, 2012 the Company received a transparency declaration from BlackRock Inc., according to which, on July 26, 2012, BlackRock Inc. held 3,400,143 shares, representing 2.99 % of the total share capital.

On June 14, 2012 the Company received a transparency declaration from BlackRock Inc., according to which, on June 8, 2012, BlackRock Inc. held 3,446,616 shares, representing 3.03 % of the total share capital.

On February 3, 2012 the Company received a transparency declaration from AXA S.A., according to which, on February 1, 2012, AXA S.A. held 3,534,059 shares, representing 3.11 % of the voting securities (document available in French only).

tcontentTD_2011

On November 4, 2011 the Company received a transparency declaration from AXA S.A., according to which, on November 2, 2011, AXA S.A. held 3,342,592 shares, representing 2.95 % of the voting securities (document available in French only).

On October 25, 2011 the Company received a transparency declaration from AXA S.A., according to which, on October 20, 2011, AXA S.A. held 3,423,082 shares, representing 3.02 % of the voting securities (document available in French only).

On August 29, 2011, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On July 14, 2011 the Company received a transparency declaration from BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA, according to which, on July 11, 2011, BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA held 5,592,018 shares, representing 4.94 % of the voting securities (document available in French only).

On July 7, 2011 the Company received a transparency declaration from BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA, according to which, on June 30, 2011, BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA held 5,655,800 shares, representing 5.00 % of the voting securities (document available in French only).

On May 10, 2011 the Company received a transparency declaration from BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA, according to which, on May 6, 2011, BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA held 5,628,110 shares, representing 4.97 % of the voting securities (document available in French only)."

On April 4, 2011 the Company received a transparency declaration from BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA, according to which, on March 29, 2011, BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA held 5,673,719 shares, representing 5.05 % of the voting securities (document available in French only).

tcontentTD_2010

On November 30, 2010 the Company received a transparency declaration from Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway), according to which, on November 23, 2010, Norges Bank held 3,382,022 shares, representing 3.01 % of the outstanding voting securities.

On November 24, 2010 the Company received a transparency declaration from BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA, according to which, on August 24, 2010, BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA held 5,595,908 shares, representing 4.99 % of the voting securities outstanding on that date (document available in French only).

On August 27, 2010, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On June 21, 2010 the Company received a transparency declaration from BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA (former Fortis Investment Management SA), according to which, on June 1, 2010, BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA held 5,677,182 shares, representing 5.07 % of the outstanding voting securities (document available in French only).

On April 14, 2010 the Company received a transparency declaration from the members of the LGI Consortium, acting in concert, according to which, on April 8, 2010, Binan Investments B.V. held 56,405,400 shares, representing 50.45 % of the outstanding voting securities (document available in Dutch only).

On February 17, 2010 the Company received a transparency declaration from Fortis Investment Management SA, according to which, on February 5, 2010, Fortis Investment Management SA held 4.99 % of the outstanding voting securities (document available in French only).

On January 15, 2010 the Company received a transparency declaration from Fortis Investment Management SA, according to which, on January 13, 2010, Fortis Investment Management SA held 5.01 % of the outstanding voting securities (document available in French only).

On January 15, 2010 the Company received a transparency declaration from Fortis Investment Management SA, according to which, on January 7, 2010, Fortis Investment Management SA held 4.91 % of the outstanding voting securities (document available in French only).

tcontentTD_2009

On August 27, 2009, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On August 11, 2009 the Company received a transparency declaration from the members of the Liberty Global Consortium, acting in concert, according to which, on August 7, 2009, the members of the Liberty Global Consortium held 50.21 % of the outstanding voting securities. This declaration also mentions several mergers between members of the Liberty Global Consortium, as a result whereof all actions of Telenet Group Holding NV held by members of the Liberty Global Consortium are now held by Binan Investments B.V.

On March 5, 2009 the Company received transparency declarations from the Liberty Global Consortium, the Financial Consortium and the KBC Group, acting in concert, according to which, on March 5, 2009, the members of the Liberty Global Consortium held 50.65 % of the outstanding voting securities and the members of the Financial Consortium held 2.96 %. Since the members of the Financial Consortium, acting as a group, do not hold any longer more than 3 % of the outstanding voting securities of the Company since this date, the Shareholders Agreement between the Liberty Global Consortium and the Financial Consortium is terminated on March 5, 2009. As a consequence, the members of the Liberty Global Consortium are no longer considered acting in concert with the members of the Financial Consortium in relation to their holding of shares in the Company. The declarations also contain the participations held by companies affiliated with a member of the Financial Consortium.

On February 19, 2009 the Company received transparency declarations from the Liberty Global Consortium, the Financial Consortium and the KBC Group, acting in concert, according to which, on February 13, 2009, the members of the Liberty Global Consortium held 50.65 % of the outstanding voting securities and the members of the Financial Consortium held 3.27 % of the outstanding voting securities. The members of the Liberty Global Consortium held on February 13, 2009 together with the members of the Financial Consortium 53.92 % of the outstanding voting securities. The declarations also contain the participations held by companies affiliated with members of the Financial Consortium.

tcontentTD_2008

On October 31, 2008 the Company received a transparency declaration from the surviving parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which, on September 1, 2008, the members of the Liberty Global Consortium held 51.70 % of the outstanding voting securities, the Financial Consortium held 3.65 % of the outstanding voting securities. The members of the Liberty Global Consortium together with the members of the Financial consortium held on September 1, 2008, 54.40 % of the outstanding voting securities. The declaration also mentions the participations of companies associated to members of the Financial consortium.

On October 23, 2008 the company received a transparency declaration from Fortis Investments Management SA, according to which Fortis Investments Management holds on S eptember 1, 2008 5,74 % of the outstanding voting securities and 5,47 % of the total number of voting securities on a fully diluted basis.

On August 28, 2008, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On July 31, 2008 the company received a transparency declaration from Fortis Investments Belgium SA, according to which Fortis Investments holds on the date of the declaration 5,29 % of the outstanding voting securities and 5,04 % of the total number of voting securities on a fully diluted basis.

On June 20, 2008 the company received a transparency declaration from the surviving parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which the members of the Liberty Global Consortium together with the members of the Financial Consortium hold on the date of the declaration 55,36 % of the outstanding voting securities and 52,77 % of the total number of voting securities.

tcontentTD_archive

 

On December 19, 2007 the company received a transparency declaration from the surviving parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which the members of the Liberty Global Consortium together with the members of the Financial Consortium hold on the date of the declaration 55,06 % of the outstanding voting securities and 53,99 % of the total number of voting securities.

On November 15, 2007 the company received a transparency declaration from Centaurus Capital following the transfer of 612,503 shares , which brings Centaurus Capital under the threshold of 3% of the registered capital of the company.

On November 6, 2007 the company received a transparency declaration from the surviving parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which the Liberty Global Consortium has performed an intra-group transfer: all shares held by LGI Ventures BV were transferred to another group company, Binan Investments BV. Consequently, Binan Investments BV replaces LGI Ventures BV in the Liberty Global Consortium. It also appears from the declaration that the Evercore entities have sold all their shares in Telenet Group Holding (0.96%). The Liberty Global Consoritum holds on the date of the present declaration 52.06% of the currently existing voting securities.

On September 26, 2007 the company received a transparency declaration from the surviving parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which the members of the Liberty Global Consortium (excluding however the Evercore entities and CDP Capital Communications Belgique Inc.) together with the members of the Financial Consortium hold on the date of the declaration 55.82 % of the outstanding voting securities and 54.99 % of the total number of voting securities. It also appears from the declaration that Liberty Global Inc., through its affiliates, holds 51.11 % of the currently existing shares.

On September 21, 2007 the Company received a transparency declaration from Cyrte Investments GP I.B.V. ("Cyrte") declaring that it has sold all its shares in the Company.

On September 13, 2007 the company received a transparency declaration from Cyrte Investments GP I B.V. ("Cyrte") , according to which Cyrte holds on the date of the declaration 5,01% of the outstanding voting securities and 4,93% of the total number of voting securities.

On September 18, 2007, the Company received a notification (document available in Dutch only) from LGI Ventures B.V. and from other companies acting in concert with LGI Ventures B.V. in accordance with article 74, §7 of the Law of April 1, 2007 on public take-overs, according to which LGI Ventures B.V. declares to hold a stake in Telenet Group Holding NV that exceeds 30% of the total share capital.

On September 3, 2007 the company received a new transparency declaration following the transfer of 2,500,000 shares between different companies of the Liberty Group.

On August 13, 2007 and August 28,2007 the company received a transparency declaration from the surviving parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which the members of the Liberty Global Consortium (excluding however the Evercore entities and CDP Capital Communications Belgique Inc.) together with the members of the Financial Consortium hold on the date of the declaration 50.98 % of the outstanding voting securities and 50.22 % of the total number of voting securities. It also appears from the declaration that Liberty Global Inc., through its affiliates, holds 48.18 % of the currently existing shares.

On July 4, 2007 the company received a transparency declaration from all parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which they hold on the date of the declaration 56.17% of the outstanding voting securities and 59.12% of the total number of voting securities. It also appears from the declaration that Liberty Global Inc., through its affiliates, holds 49.65% of the total number of outstanding shares.

On March 26, 2007 the company received a transparency declaration from all parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert, according to which they hold on the date of the declaration 56.29% of the outstanding voting securities and 59.13% of the total number of voting securities. It also appears from the declaration that Liberty Global Inc., through its affiliates, holds 31.34% of the total number of outstanding shares.

On March 9, 2007 a transparency declaration was received made by all parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert , according to which they hold on the date of the declaration 57.10% of the outstanding voting securities and 60.01% of the total number of voting securities. It also appears from the declaration that Liberty Global Inc., through its affiliates, holds 30.08% of the total number of outstanding shares.

On November 13, 2006 and on November 20, 2006 , a transparency declaration was received made by all parties to the Syndicate Agreement acting in concert , according to which they hold on the date of the declaration 55.17% of the outstanding voting securities and 58.30% of the total number of voting securities.

On September 28, 2006 and October 24, 2006 a transparency declaration was received for the account of Cyrte Fund I C.V. according to which it holds, on the date of the declaration, in global 5.82% of the outstanding voting securities and 5.16% of the total number of voting securities.

On August 9, 2006 a transparency declaration was received by Centaurus Capital according to which it holds on the date of the declaration 3.50% of the outstanding voting securities and 3.10% of the total number of voting securities.

On March 10, 2006 a transparency declaration was received by Fortis Investment Management according to which it holds on the date of the declaration 3.54% of the outstanding voting securities and 3.14% of the total number of voting securities.

On October 24 and November 28, 2005, a transparency declaration was received made by all parties to the Syndicate Agreement jointly, according to which they hold on the date of the declaration 55.59% of the outstanding voting securities and 58.35% of the total number of voting securities.