Fokker sells participation in SABCA to Dassault; publication of transparency notifications

Mar 2019

Press release – regulated information – inside information 

Brussels (Belgium), 5 March 2019 – 8:30 (CET)

Société Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques SA/NV (SABCA) announces that it was informed that Fokker Aerospace B.V. (Fokker) has sold its entire 43.57% shareholding in SABCA to Dassault Belgique Aviation SA (Dassault) for a total price of 7,5 million euro.

As a result of this transaction, Dassault now holds 96.85% of the shares in SABCA.

Dassault confirmed that it will maintain the listing of SABCA and that it has no intention to launch a squeeze-out currently.

The transparency notifications from Fokker and Dassault pursuant to Article 14 of the law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings will be published in due time.



SABCA is a tier 1 worldwide leading multi-technology aerospace supplier. Serving the world’s leading aircraft and space launchers manufacturers, SABCA designs, develops, manufactures and maintains aircraft and launcher components and systems. The company asserts its expertise in 4 markets – I ntegrated Assemblies, Actuation Systems, MRO and Unmanned Systems, and achieved a turnover of 217 million euros in 2017. SABCA’s Unmanned Systems Business Unit builds on the experience gained since 1920 to offer a range of services such as drone design, payload and systems integration, ground- and flight testing, drone qualification and certification, operations and inspection, maintenance, and repair activities. The company, which is listed on the Euronext stock market (EBR: SAB), conducts operations in the three Belgian regions and has one facility in Morocco.



Thibauld JONGEN (CEO),, +32 2 729 57 00

Dirk LAMBERMONT (Legal Affairs Manager),, +32 2 729 59 08

SABCA SA/NV, Haachtsesteenweg 1470 Chaussée de Haecht, 1130 Brussels (Belgium), RLE Brussels (French section) 0405.770.992

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