07.02.2017

Regulated information – transparency declarations

    Within the framework of the law of 2 May 2007 and the Royal decree of 14 February 2008 (publication of significant participations in companies listed on the stock exchange), Publi-T has notified Elia on 17 January 2017 that its interest in Elia has decreased under the threshold of 45% of the shares issued by Elia and reached 44.97% on 22 December 2016.

    Federale Participatie- en Investeringsmaatschappij NV, which is acting in mutual consultation with Publi-T, has notified Elia on 17 January 2017 that its interest in Elia has decreased and has reached 2.02% on 22 December 2016. As a result there combined interest in Elia has reached 46.99%. The change in ownership has a passive character and is a result of the capital increase reserved for the personnel end of 2016. The total of Elia shares issued amounts to 60,891,158.

    The transparency declarations received by Elia are available on the website of Elia: www.eliagroup.eu/en/investor-relations.

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

With over 2,000 employees and a grid comprising some 18,300 km of high-voltage lines
serving 30 million end consumers, 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 municipal holding company Publi-T.

For further Information please contact:

Media
Kathleen Iwens
+32 2 546 75 11
+32 478 66 45 55
kathleen.iwens@elia.be

Investor Relations
Tom Schockaert
+32 2 546 75 79
+32 494 42 28 65
investor.relations@elia.be