Transparency notification of Pharmahold SA – Cosylva SA – Compar Finance SA
Participation on March 30, 2012 (according to Article 6 of the law of May 2, 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings).
Brussels (Belgium), April 5, 2012 – 7.30 p.m. (CET) – regulated information – Pharmahold SA (having its registered offices at Boulevard du Prince Henri 9b, 1724 Luxemburg), its subsidiary Cosylva SA (having its registered offices at Rue de la Chancellerie 2 bte 1, 1000 Brussels) and Compar Finance SA (having its registered offices at Rue Royale 97, 1000 Brussels), acting in concert, each have sold all their shares, totaling 7,065,830 UCB shares with voting rights on March 30, 2012, which means that Pharmahold SA (taking into account the holding of Cosylva SA) and Compar Finance SA falling jointly below the statutory threshold of 3% for notification.
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