Disclosure in accordance with section 15 of the Belgian Act of 2 May 2007

In accordance with section 15 of the Belgian Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of significant interests in issuers whose shares may be traded on a regulated market and containing miscellaneous provisions, Elia System Operator NV/SA hereby releases the following information:

Status at 22 December 2016

Total capital: €1,518,738,998.33

Total number of securities conferring voting rights (by class):

class A  1,526,756 
class B  32,055,895
class C  27,308,507
TOTAL  60,891,158

Total number of voting rights (by class):

class A  1,526,756
class B  32,055,895
class C  27,308,507
TOTAL (= denominator)  60,891,158

Total number of debentures convertible into securities conferring voting rights: none

Total number of rights, whether or not embodied in securities, to subscribe for securities conferring voting rights yet to be issued: none

Total number of shares without voting rights: none

According to article 10 of the articles of association of Elia System Operator NV/SA, holders of voting securities in the company that exceed or fall below the threshold of 5% or a multiple of 5% of the total number of the existing voting rights attaching to the securities of the company must give notice thereof to both the company (investor.relations@elia.be) and the Financial Services and Markets Authority.

This information is also available on www.eliagroup.eu/en/investorrelations and www.elia.be/en/about-elia/newsroom.

About Elia
The Elia Group is organised around two electricity transmission system operators (TSOs): Elia Transmission in Belgium and (together with Industry Funds Management (IFM) 50Hertz Transmission, one of the four German TSOs, active in the north and east of Germany.

With more than 1,900 employees and a transmission grid comprising some 18,300 km of high-voltage connections serving 30 million end users, the Elia Group is one of Europe’s top five TSOs.

It efficiently, reliably and securely transmits electricity from generators to distribution system operators and major industrial consumers, while also importing and exporting electricity from and to neighbouring countries. The Group is a driving force behind the development of the European electricity market and the integration of energy generated from renewable sources.

In addition to its TSO activities in Belgium and Germany, the Elia Group offers businesses a range of consultancy and engineering services through its subsidiary Elia Grid International (EGI). The Group operates under the legal entity Elia System Operator, a listed company whose core shareholder is the municipal holding company Publi-T.

For further information, please contact:

Marleen Vanhecke
+32 2 546 71 32
+32 486 49 01 09

Investor Relations
Tom Schockaert
+32 2 546 75 79
+32 494 42 28 65

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