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SES: Shareholder Notice


Form to be used for the purposes of notifying the acquisition or disposal of major holdings pursuant to the law and grand-ducal regulation of 11 January 2008 on transparency requirements for issuers of securities (referred to as “the Transparency Law” and “the Transparency Regulation”)

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: SES S.A.

2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

[X] an acquisition or disposal of voting rights

[ ] an acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

[ ] an event changing the breakdown of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from the person mentioned in point 3.):

See Schedule A

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 21 July 2014

6. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: below 5%

7. Notified details:

A) Voting rights attached to shares (article 8 and 9 of the Transparency Law)

Categories/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN CODE)

  Situation previous to the triggering transaction  

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of voting rights Number of voting rights   % of voting rights
Direct   Indirect Direct   Indirect
FDR Class A


25,338,143   25,284,298   4.99%
TOTAL (all categories, based on aggregate voting rights) 25,338,143 25,284,298 4.99%
B) Financial Instruments (article 12 of the Transparency Law)
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument   Expiration Date   Exercise/Conversion Period/Date   Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted   % of voting rights that may be obtained if the instrument is exercised/converted
TOTAL (in relation to all expiration dates, all categories)    

8. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

9. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold [number] voting rights as of [date].

10. Additional information:

Done at Los Angeles, California on 22 July 2014.

As of 21 July 2014



Number of

Percent of




The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings

25,284,298 4.993%

Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:

• Capital Guardian Trust Company 9,093,198 1.796%
• Capital International Limited 1,207,016 0.238%
• Capital International SÁrl 688,320 0.136%
• Capital International, Inc. 417,229 0.082%
• Capital Research and Management Company 13,878,535 2.741%

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