Post Invest Europe S.à r.l. announces the sale of up to 39,328,287 shares in bpost

The enclosed information constitutes regulated information as defined in the Belgian Royal Decree of 14 November 2007.

bpost NV van publiek recht/SA de droit public ("bpost"), has just been informed that Post Invest Europe S.à r.l. ("PIE"), intends the sale of up to 39,328,287 shares in bpost, representing approximately 19.7% of bpost's share capital, via a private placement process (the "sale").
The sale will be conducted by way of an accelerated bookbuilding. Until the results of the placement are announced, trading of the bpost shares will be temporarily suspended.
We were informed by PIE that a majority of the joint bookrunners unconditionally and irrevocably waived the existing lock-up arrangements in connection with this sale.

Notifications of important shareholdings to be made according to the Law of 2 May 2007 and bpost's articles of association, should be sent to Such notifications shall be made public through a press release and their full text shall be posted on

For more information:
Piet Van Speybroeck
M. +32 477 68 47 12 | T. +32 2 276 2185

Paul Vanwambeke
T. +32 2 276 2822

The distribution of this announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons into whose possession this document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. We understand that any securities offered in the private placement have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration thereunder or pursuant to an available exemption there from. Neither this document nor the information contained herein constitutes or forms part of an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States.

About bpost

bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a parcel and e-commerce logistics provider in Europe, North-America and Asia. We deliver mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and provide logistic services to businesses and consumers. With over 34,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe, bpost's total operating income amounts to 3,837.8 million EUR, while reducing our impact on the environment and the communities around us.

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