AALST-EREMBODEGEM, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Ontex Group NV (“Ontex”) discloses the notifications of significant shareholdings that it has received according to the Belgian Law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of significant shareholdings in listed companies.
On 18 November 2015, BlackRock, Inc., and its affiliated entities, notified Ontex that it had acquired 5,442,789 shares in Ontex and so had crossed the threshold of 7.50% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 7.54%.
According to its obligation Ontex publishes the content of the notifications that it has received.
Date of Notification: 18 November 2015
Date Threshold Crossed: 12 November 2015
Threshold Crossed: 7.50%
|BlackRock, Inc||55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055, U.S.A.|
|BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.||35 a, avenue J.F Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg|
|BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited||12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.|
|BlackRock Advisors, LLC||100 Bellevue Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19809, U.S.A.|
|BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited||161 Bay Street, Suite 2500, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2S1, Canada|
|BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited||International Financial Services Centre, Dublin 1, Ireland|
|BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG||Bahnhofstraβe 54, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland|
|BlackRock Fund Advisors||400 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, U.S.A.|
|BlackRock Fund Managers Limited||12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.|
|BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association||400 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, U.S.A.|
|BlackRock International Limited||12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.|
|BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited||Level 26, 101 Collins Street Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia|
|BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited||12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.|
|BlackRock Investment Management, LLC||1 University Square Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540, U.S.A.|
|BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.||Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, 1-8-3 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8217 Japan|
|BlackRock Life Limited||12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, UK|
Denominator on the date of notification: 72,138,887 shares
Voting rights and assimilated financial instruments:
Notification of 18 November 2015:
|Previous notification||After the transaction|
|# voting rights||# voting rights||% of voting rights|
|BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.||2,074,385||3,158,033||4.38%|
|BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited||14,685||0||0.00%|
|BlackRock Advisors, LLC||125,080||125,080||0.17%|
|BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited||0||3,483||0.00%|
|BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited||33,969||95,957||0.13%|
|BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG||136||7,608||0.01%|
|BlackRock Fund Advisors||115,250||312,051||0.43%|
|BlackRock Fund Managers Limited||818,711||1,099,978||1.52%|
|BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association||194,681||408,189||0.57%|
|BlackRock International Limited||21,420||19,775||0.03%|
|BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited||24,720||0.03%|
|BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited||56,852||95,505||0.13%|
|BlackRock Investment Management, LLC||19,467||21,067||0.03%|
|BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.||43,350||55,183||0.08%|
|BlackRock Life Limited||16,160||0.02%|
Chain of controlled entities through which the shareholding is effectively owned:
BlackRock, Inc. is the ultimate controller but the legal entities detailed in the section above are the discretionary Investment Managers who hold the shares and exercise the voting rights.
Notifications of significant shareholdings to be made according to the Law of 2 May 2007 should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This notification will be posted on: http://www.ontexglobal.com/press-room
Ontex is a leading producer of disposable personal hygiene products, ranging from baby diapers to products for feminine hygiene and adult incontinence. Ontex’s products are distributed in more than 100 countries through Ontex brands as well as leading retailer brands.
The group employs over 5,500 staff and has a presence in 23 countries. Ontex is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels.