KBC Groep : KBC Group: Disclosure pursuant to transparency legislation in relation to notifications KBC Group

  KBC Groep : KBC Group: Disclosure pursuant to transparency legislation in
                     relation to notifications KBC Group

Press Release - Outside trading hours - Regulated information*
1 August 2013

New notifications received by KBC Group NV

Pursuant to the  transparency legislation  in relation  to notifications,  KBC 
Group NV hereby makes public that it has received a shareholding  notification 
of the following shareholder:

Notification   Details                  Notification   Number of          % of
received  from                          concerns       ordinary shares  voting
following                               situation on:  of               rights
shareholder.                                           KBC Group held
                                                       by the
                                                       shareholder
BlackRock Inc  Update of shareholding   23 July 2013   20 852 545        5.00%
               causing the 5% threshold
               to be crossed upwards.

               

The notifications can be  found on www.kbc.com>investor  relations>Shareholder 
structure.

Kennisgeving_Blackrock_en.pdf

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