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EVS Broadcast Equipment : EVS Broadcast Equipment : Schroders Plc. owns 2.99% of the company

EVS Broadcast Equipment : EVS Broadcast Equipment : Schroders Plc. owns 2.99%
                                of the company

Publication on August 20, 2013, after market closing

Regulated information - shareholder notification

EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A.: Euronext Brussels (EVS.BR), Bloomberg (EVS  BB), 
Reuters (EVSB.BR)

LIEGE, Belgium, August 20, 2013 - Pursuant  to the Belgian Law of May 2,  2007 
relating to the  publication of major  shareholdings, EVS Broadcast  Equipment 
(Euronext  Brussels:  EVS.BR)  announces  that  it  has  recently  received  a 
notification of the threshold of 3% being crossed by Schroders Plc, which  now 
owns 2.99% of the total number of voting rights of EVS.



Since July 2,  2013, Schroders Plc  had a  3.23% stake in  EVS, following  the 
completion of the acquisition of Cazenove by Schroders. The new  notification, 
received on August  19, 2013, states  that the threshold  has been crossed  on 
August 15, 2013.



The 2.99%, or 407,535 EVS shares, are spread as follows:

  oSchroders Investment Management Ltd.: 75,715 shares (0.56%)
  oSchroder Investment Management North America Ltd.: 17,329 shares (0.13%)
  oCazenove Capital Management Ltd.: 314,491 shares (2.31%)



More specifically, the notification includes the following explanation on  the 
structure of the holding: "Schroders plc is not a controlled entity, it is the
parent company of Schroder Administration Limited, which itself is the  parent 
company of Schroder Investment Management Limited; who is a discretionary fund
manager holding shares on  behalf of our clients  and can exercise the  voting 
rights for  all  shares mentioned  in  the notification.  Schroder  Investment 
Management North  America  Limited  is a  subsidiary  of  Schroder  Investment 
Management Limited; and a discretionary fund manager holding shares on  behalf 
of our clients and can exercise the voting rights for all shares mentioned  in 
the notification. Schroders plc completed the acquisition of Cazenove  Capital 
Holding Limited on  2nd July,  2013. Schroders Plc  is the  parent company  of 
Cazenove Capital  Holdings Limited,  which  itself is  the parent  company  of 
Cazenove Capital  Management  Limited, who  is  a discretionary  fund  manager 
holding shares on behalf of our clients and can exercise the voting rights for
all shares mentioned in the notification".



Shareholders must  declare their  ownership in  EVS shares  as soon  as  their 
shareholding passes over/under the 3% threshold (required by Company Statutes)
and any multiple of 5% thresholds (required by Belgian Law). Notifications  of 
important shareholdings to be made according to the Law of May 2, 2007 and the
EVS's bylaws, should be sent to  the company (by email corpcom@evs.com or  fax 
+32 4 361 7089) and to the FSMA. The current number of shares (denominator) to
be taken into account is 13,625,000 shares.



For the most recent shareholding overview, www.evs.com.



For more information, please contact:



Joop JANSSEN, Managing Director & CEO

Geoffroy d'OULTREMONT, Vice President Investor Relations & Corporate
Communication

EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A., Liege Science Park, 16 rue du Bois Saint-Jean,
B-4102 Seraing, Belgium

Tel: +32 4 361 70 14. E-mail: corpcom@evs.com; www.evs.com
About EVS



EVS provides its customers with reliable and innovative technology to enable
the production of live, enriched video programming, allowing them to work more
efficiently and boost their revenue streams. Its industry-leading broadcast
and media production systems are used by broadcasters, production companies,
post-production facilities, film studios, content owners and archive libraries
around the globe. It spans four key markets - Sports, Entertainment, News and
Media.

Founded in 1994, its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionised live
broadcasting. Its reliable and integrated tapeless solutions, based around its
market-leading XT server range, are now widely used to deliver live
productions worldwide. Today, it continues to develop practical innovations,
such as its C-Cast second-screen delivery platform, to help customers maximise
the value of their media content.

The company is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in Europe, the Middle
East, Asia and North America. Approximately 465 EVS professionals from 20
offices are selling its branded products in over 100 countries, and provide
customer support globally. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext
Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit
www.evs.com.



dcinex, of which EVS owns 41.3%, is the European leader for Digital Cinema
technology and services in Europe with more than 5,500 committed digital
screens in Europe, out of which 3,700 have already been deployed.
www.dcinex.com.

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