July 22, 2022
Publication of a transparency notification
(Article 14, first paragraph, of the Law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of major holdings)
La Hulpe (Belgium), 22 July 2022, 7.00 a.m. CET – Regulated Information – Unifiedpost Group SA (Euronext: UPG) (Unifiedpost, the Group or the Company) has received a transparency notification from NN Group NV dated 20 July 2022. This transparency notification indicates that NN Group NV as a result of the acquisition of shares on 18 July 2022 now indirectly (through subsidiaries) holds 15,05% of the voting rights of the Company. NN Group NV has thus crossed the threshold of 15%.
1. Content of the notification
The notification dated 20 July 2022 contains the following information:
- Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights.
- Notification by: A parent undertaking or controlling person.
- Persons subject to the notification requirement:
- NN Group NV, with registered seat at Schenkkade 65, 2595 AS, The Hague, The Netherlands.
- Date of the transaction: 18 July 2022.
- Threshold that is crossed: 15%.
- Denominator: 34.546.431.
- Notified details:
- Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held:
The Company refers to the transparency notification of NN Group NV, which can be consulted on the website (see below for the link), with an attached organogram of the chain of control.
Both this press release and the full transparency notification can be consulted on the Company’s website, here.
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About Unifiedpost Group
Unifiedpost is a leading cloud-based platform for SME business services built on “Documents”, “Identity” and “Payments”. Unifiedpost operates and develops a 100% cloud-based platform for administrative and financial services that allows real-time and seamless connections between Unifiedpost’s customers, their suppliers, their customers, and other parties along the financial value chain. With its one-stop-shop solutions, Unifiedpost’s mission is to make administrative and financial processes simple and smart for its customers. Since its founding in 2001, Unifiedpost has grown significantly, expanding to offices in 32 countries, with more than 500 million documents processed in 2021, reaching over 1,600,000 SMEs and more than 2,500 Corporates across its platform today.
Noteworthy facts and figures:
- Established in 2001, with a proven track record
- 2021 turnover € 171 million
- 1400+ employees
- Diverse portfolio of clients across a wide variety of industries (banking, leasing, utilities, media, telecommunications, travel, social security service providers, public organisations, etc.) ranging from large internationals to SMEs
- Unifiedpost Payments, a fully owned subsidiary, is recognised as a payment institution by the National Bank of Belgium
- Certified Swift partner
- International M&A track record
- Listed on the regulated market of Euronext Brussels, symbol: UPG
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