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Thursday, 17 March 2016 11:00
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Disclosure in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 2 May 2007: Transparency law

Kortrijk, Belgium, 17 March 2016, 06:00 PM – On 11 March 2016 Norges Bank, Oslo (Norway), has notified Barco (Nyse/Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3%, holding 373,980 shares i.e. 2.87% of Barco’s shares and voting rights as of 9 March 2016. Content of the notification  The notification includes the following information:  Categories of notification Results of the received form Reason for notification Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights Downward crossing of the lowest threshold Notification by A person that notifies alone Persons subject to the notification requirement Norges Bank, Bankplassen 2, P.O Box 1179, Oslo 0107, Norway Date on which the threshold is crossed 09/03/2016 Threshold that is crossed 3% Denominator 13,015,732 Notified details Previous notification: #of voting rights: 400,487 After the transaction: # of voting rights: 373,980 After the transaction: % of voting rights: 2.87% Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held, if applicable Norges Bank is the central bank of Norway. As part of its central bank activities, Norges Bank manages Norway's foreign exchange reserves and is responsible for management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The formal responsibility for management of the GPFG is placed with the Ministry of Finance, but is delegated to Norges Bank. All investments are executed by Norges Bank acting as principal and all holdings are registered in the name of Norges Bank. Additional information The decrease in Norges Bank’s ownership to below 3% of the voting rights of Barco NV relates to a disposal of Barco NV shares.
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Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.029 billion euro in 2015.

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