Global Graphics PLC: Publication of Transparency Notification

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PUBLICATION OF TRANSPARENCY NOTIFICATION

Cambridge (UK) 21 May 2021: Global Graphics PLC (Euronext: GLOG) publishes a transparency notification in accordance with Article 14, first paragraph, of the Law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings.

1.   Summary of the notificationAt the request of the Financial Services Markets Authority, pursuant to the notification that Global Graphics PLC elected Belgium as its home Member State on 18 March 2021, the Company received on 18 May 2021 a transparency notification dated 28 April 2021 indicating that Congra Software SARL holds 81.88% of the voting rights of the Company.  

This announcement replaces the announcement that was issued by the Company on 22 January 2021, notifying of the same significant shareholding disclosure.

2.   Content of the notificationThe notification dated 28 April 2021 contains the following information:

Reason for the notification Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights
Notification by A parent undertaking or a controlling person
Persons subject to the notification requirement Congra Software SARL, 19-21 route d’Arlon, 8009 Strassen, LuxembourgPowergraph BV, Zuylenveld 10, 9830 Sint-Martens-Latem, BelgiumGraphicus PS, Zuylenveld 10, 9830 Sint-Martens-Latem, BelgiumGuido Van der Schueren
Transaction date 18 March 2021
Threshold that is crossed (in %) 80%
Denominator 32,909,737

Notified details:

A) Voting rights Previous notification After the transaction
# of voting rights # of voting rights % of voting rights
Holders of voting rights   Linked tosecurities Not linked to the securities Linked tosecurities Not linked to the securities
Guido Van der Schueren 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Graphicus PS 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Powergraph BV 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Congra Software SARL 0 29,946,116 0 81.88% 0.00%
Subtotal   29,946,116 0 81.88% 0.00%
  Total 29,946,116 0 81.88% 0.00%
B) Equivalent financial instruments After the transaction
Holders of equivalentfinancial instruments Type of financialinstrument Expiration date Exerciseperiod or date # of voting rights that may beacquired if theinstrument isexercised % ofvoting rights Settlement
             
      Total 0 0.00%  
  # of voting rights % of voting rights
Total (A +B) 29,946,116 81.88%
Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held (if applicable) Guido Van der Schueren is the ultimate controlling shareholder of Congra Software SARL.Guido Van der Schueren controls Graphicus PS (92%) together with his children (8%).Graphicus PS controls Powergraph BV (99.81%).Congra Software SARL is controlled by Powergraph BV (53.53%) and Graphicus PS (14.21%).
Additional information Global Graphics PLC chose Belgium as its home Member State. This invoked the requirement for this notification.

This press release and other shareholding information can be found at https://investor.globalgraphics.com.

About Global Graphics PLCThrough its operating subsidiaries, Global Graphics PLC (Euronext Brussels: GLOG) is a leading developer of integrated hardware and software solutions for graphics and industrial inkjet printing. Customers include press manufacturers such as HP, Canon, Durst, Roland, Hymmen and Mark Andy. Global Graphics PLC is headquartered in Cambridge UK. Its subsidiary companies are printing software developers Global Graphics Software; the industrial printhead driver solutions specialists, Meteor Inkjet; pre-press workflow developers Xitron and enterprise software developer HYBRID Software.

Contacts

Jill Taylor Graeme Huttley
Corporate Communications Director Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +44 (0)1223 926489 Tel: +44 (0)1223 926472
Email: jill.taylor@globalgraphics.com Email: graeme.huttley@globalgraphics.com
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