Press release Biocartis Group NV: Disclosure of transparency notification (Article 14, first paragraph, of the Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings)



Disclosure of transparency notification

(Article 14, first paragraph, of the Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings)

1. Summary of notice

BIOCARTIS GROUP NV received a transparency notification on January 5, 2024, of which an amended version was received on January 8, 2024, showing that Invesco Ltd., with registered office at 1331, Spring Street NW, Suite 2500, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, USA, pursuant to the transfer of all its shares on January 3, 2024, now that it no longer has any voting rights in the company. It has thus downwards exceeded the participation threshold of 3%.

2. Contents of the notification

The amended notification dated January 8, 2024 contains the following information:

  • Reason for the notification:
    • Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights;
    • Downward crossing of the lowest threshold.
  • Notification by: A parent undertaking or a controlling person.
  • Person(s) required to notify: Invesco Ltd., with registered office at 1331, Spring Street NW, Suite 2500, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, USA.
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 03-01-2024
  • Threshold crossed (in %): 3%
  • Denominator: 93,915,910
  • Notified details:

A) Voting rights attached to voting securities
Holders of voting rights

Previous noticeAfter the transaction
Number of voting rights

Number of voting rights% voting rights
Related to securitiesRegardless of the effectsRelated to securitiesRegardless of the effects
Invesco Ltd.0000%0%
Invesco Advisers Inc.9,240,331000%0%
TOTAL 0%0%

  • Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held :
    This disclosure is made on behalf of Invesco Ltd. and relates to shares beneficially owned by various mutual and pension funds managed by Invesco Ltd. and its subsidiary companies, whereby Invesco Ltd. has discretion as to the acquisition and disposal of the shares and as to the exercise of the voting rights associated with the shares. Invesco Ltd. is not a controlled entity. Invesco Ltd. is the parent company controlling the voting rights for Invesco Advisers, Inc.
  • Additional information:
    The acquisition of the shares in the (company), by Invesco (on behalf of funds managed by affiliates of the group management companies) to Invesco Ltd, is part of the normal course of its portfolio management company activity, conducted without intent to implement a particular strategy for the company, or to exercise, as such, a specific influence on the management of the latter. The company, Invesco (on behalf of funds managed by affiliates of the group management companies) is not acting in concert with a third party and does not intend to take control of the company.

3.         Miscellaneous

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