Ontex: Transparency Declaration Notification

Disclosure made according to the requirements of Article 14 of the law of 2 May 2007

AALST-EREMBODEGEM, Belgium--()--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 27 February 2018, Black Creek Investment Management Inc. notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the acquisition of voting securities or voting rights, 4,120,895 shares in Ontex and so has crossed the threshold of 5.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 5.00%.

According to its obligation Ontex publishes the content of the notifications that it has received.

Date of Notification: 27 February 2018

Date Threshold Crossed: 26 February 2018

Threshold Crossed: 5.00%

Notification by:

Black Creek Investment Management Inc.   123 Front Street West, Suite 1200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5J 2M2

Denominator on the date of notification: 82,347,218 shares

Voting rights and assimilated financial instruments:

(A) Voting rights   Previous Notification   After the transaction
  # voting rights   # voting rights   % of voting rights
Holders of

voting rights

      Linked to

securities

  Not linked

to securities

  Linked to

securities

  Not linked

to securities

Black Creek Investment Management Inc.       4,120,895   0   5.00%   0.00%
Total       4,120,895   0   5.00%   0.00%
(B) Equivalent financial instruments   After the transaction
Holders of equivalent
financial instruments
 

Type of
financial
instrument

 

 

Expiration
date

 

Exercise
period
or date

 

# of voting rights that
may be acquired if the
instrument is exercised

 

% of
voting
rights

  Settlement
                         
TOTAL               0   0.00%    
   
    # of voting rights   % of voting rights
TOTAL (A + B)   4,120,895   5.00%

Chain of controlled entities through which the shareholding is effectively owned:

Black Creek Investment Management Inc. is not a controlled entity.

Additional information

Black Creek Investment Management Inc. acts as discretionary investment manager and holds voting rights attached to shares on behalf of its clients. The disclosure obligation arose due to Black Creek Investment Management Inc.'s voting rights crossing above 5%. Black Creek Investment Management Inc. can exercise the voting rights in its discretion, without any instruction from its clients.

Notifications of significant shareholdings to be made according to the Law of 2 May 2007 should be sent to: investorrelations@ontexglobal.com

This notification will be posted on: http://www.ontexglobal.com/press-room

About Ontex
Ontex is a leading international provider of personal hygiene solutions, with expertise in baby care, feminine care and adult care. Ontex’s innovative products are distributed in more than 110 countries through Ontex brands such as BBTips, BioBaby, Pompom, Bigfral, Canbebe, Canped, ID and Serenity, as well as leading retailer brands.

Employing 11,000 passionate people all over the world, Ontex has a presence in 22 countries, with its headquarters in Aalst, Belgium. Ontex is part of the Bel20 and STOXX® Europe 600.

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Contacts

Ontex Group NV
INVESTOR ENQUIRIES
Philip Ludwig
+32 53 333 730
investorrelations@ontexglobal.com
or
PRESS ENQUIRIES
Gaëlle Vilatte
+32 53 333 708
gaelle.vilatte@ontexglobal.com

Contacts

Ontex Group NV
INVESTOR ENQUIRIES
Philip Ludwig
+32 53 333 730
investorrelations@ontexglobal.com
or
PRESS ENQUIRIES
Gaëlle Vilatte
+32 53 333 708
gaelle.vilatte@ontexglobal.com