Pursuant to Title II of the Law of 2 May 2007 and the Royal Decree of 14 February 2008 (disclosure of major holdings in listed companies) all statutory information relevant to major holding notification is provided below.

  • Calculation of the "denominator":
    • The total share capital of Etn. Fr. Colruyt NV amounts to EUR 331.120.880,73.
    • This capital is represented by 138.052.090 Colruyt (COLR.BR) shares, each share carrying one vote.
    • The total number of voting rights (the "denominator") thus amounts to 138.052.090.
    • More information can be found here
  • Calculation of the "threshold":
    A holding in the Colruyt share (COLR BR ISIN BE0974256852) is calculated using the following fraction:

    Total number of Colruyt shares held
    Total number of voting rights = 138.052.090
  • No statutory thresholds are provided for in the articles of association. The statutory thresholds of 5% and any multiple thereof therefore apply. Notification is thus required when exceeding the threshold of 5% or any multiple thereof (10%, 15%, ...).
  • Persons subject to the notification requirement shall disclose at least the following information for each new notification:
    • date on which the threshold was crossed;
    • the threshold crossed;
    • the number and percentage of voting rights following the acquisition or disposal.
  • Persons subject to the notification requirement are invited to simultaneously report their notification (transparency notification):
    • To Colruyt Group, by e-mail to (for the attention of Kris Castelein, secretary of the Board of Directors); for more information you can call the number +32 2 363 55 45;
    • To the FSMA, by e-mail to
  • More information on the transparency legislation and the standard form to be used can be found on the website of the FSMA, Financial Services and Markets Authority (