Any person or legal entity, which owns or acquires securities of the company granting voting right must disclose to the Company and to the Belgian Banking, Insurance and Finance Commission, in compliance with legal provisions in force, the number of securities that such person or legal entity owns, alone or jointly with one or several other persons or legal entities, when the voting rights attached to such securities amount to 3% or more of the total of the voting rights existing when the situation triggering the disclosure obligation occurs.
Such person or legal entity must also do so in the event of a transfer, or an additional acquisition, of securities referred to in the preceding paragraph when, after such transaction, the voting rights attached to securities that it owns amount to 5%, 10%, and so on by blocks of 5% of the total of the voting rights existing when the situation triggering the disclosure obligation occurs, or when the voting rights attached to securities that it owns fall below one of those thresholds or below the threshold referred to in the preceding paragraph.
Any person or legal entity which acquires or transfers, alone or jointly, the direct or indirect control of a corporation which owns 3% at least of the voting rights of the Company must disclose such acquisition or transfer to the Financial Services and Markets Authority in compliance with legal provisions in force.
A disclosure is also required when, as a result of events changing the breakdown of voting rights, the percentage of the voting rights attached to the voting right securities reaches, exceeds or falls below the thresholds provided for in the first and second paragraphs above, even when no acquisition or disposal of securities has occurred. A similar disclosure is also required when persons or legal entities enter into, modify or terminate an agreement of action in concert, when as result thereof, the percentage of the voting rights subject to the action in concert or the percentage of the voting rights of one of the parties to the agreement of action in concert reaches, exceeds or falls below the thresholds mentioned in the first and second paragraphs above.
Disclosure statements relating to the acquisition or transfer of securities which are made pursuant to this article must be addressed to the Financial Services and Markets Authority and to the Board of directors of the Company at the latest the fourth trading day following the day on which (i) the person or legal entity learns of the acquisition or the disposal or the possibility of exercising voting rights, or, having regard to the circumstances, should have learned it, regardless of the date on which the acquisition, disposal or possibility of exercising voting rights takes effect, (ii) the person or legal entity is informed of the event changing the break down of voting rights, (iii) an agreement of action in concert is entered into, modified or terminated, or (iv) for securities acquired by succession, the succession is accepted by the heir, as the case may be, under the benefit of inventory.
Unless otherwise provided by legal provisions in force, no one will be allowed to vote at the shareholders meeting a number of securities greater than the number validly disclosed at the latest twenty days before such meeting, in compliance with legal provisions in force and with these articles of association, it being understood that a shareholder will in any event be allowed to vote a number of securities that does not exceed 3% of the total of the voting rights existing on the day of the shareholders meeting or which is between two successive thresholds.
Delhaize Group is not aware of the existence of any shareholders' agreement with respect to the voting rights pertaining to the securities of the Company.
|Capital, Shares and Potential Voting Rights of Delhaize Group
|Total outstanding capital
||€ 51 224 785
|Effective voting rights attached to shares representing the capital (= number of outstanding shares) - DENOMINATOR
||102 449 570
|Future potential voting rights, resulting from the exercise of warrants
||3 167 172
|Last update: August 5, 2013
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