Invesco acquires 5.01% of Euro Disney S.C.A..

Started by Jonjo, January 14, 2014, 01:38:49 AM

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The independent investment management company Invesco Ltd has announced that since the  9 January 2014 it now owns 5.01% of Euro Disney S.C.A. the company that owns and operates Disneyland Paris .

Invesco's purchase of 1,953,151 shares was the result of acquisitions on the open market, and the crossing of the 5% threshold now gives Invesco voting rights of Euro Disney S.C.A.

The shareholding of Disneyland Paris now breaks down to 39.78% held by The Walt Disney Company, 10% by Saudi Prince Alwaleed, 5.01% by Invesco Ltd  and 45.21% by other shareholders.

Invesco which is  incorporated in Bermuda and  headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, reported total assets under management of  $778.7 billion at the end of December 2013.  Euro Disney S.C.A. (EDL.PA) shares closed yesterday (13 January 2014) at  €4.57 up  €0.07 a change of 1.56 %.
The Euro Disney S.C.A. Shareholders Blog.
The Disneyland Paris Shareholders Blog.


Having done a little Googling, they have held a share from at least 30th September 2012, as it was noted they owned 2.66% at that time.