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

Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:00am EST

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Press Release - Outside  trading hours - Regulated information*
10 January 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 received from following shareholder.  Details                                                                                                                                                                                                           Notification concerns situation on:  Number of ordinary shares              % of voting rights  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           KBC Group held by the shareholder     (on 6 December 2012) 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (on 6 December 2012)                                       
 BlackRock Inc.                                     Update of participation, leading to  crossing of threshold (> 3%).                                                                                                                                                6 December 2012                      11 026 587                                           3.08% 
                                                    
The calculation base was the total number of KBC-shares before the capital increase announced on 10 December 2012 (total number of KBC-shares was 357 980 313 at that time, instead of the current 416 967 355)                                                                                                  


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

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