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 (BSE:ONTEX) (“Ontex”) discloses the notification 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 September 18, 2019, Black Creek Investment Management Inc. notified Ontex that it had, as a result of sales of shares, crossed below the threshold of 3.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex.

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

Date of Notification: September 18, 2019

Date Threshold Crossed: September 16, 2019

Threshold Crossed: 3.00%

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.

2,483,000

2,468,000

 

3.00%

 

Total

 

2,468,000

0

3.00%

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%

 

 

# voting rights

% of voting rights

TOTAL (A + B)

2,468,000

3.00%

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held:

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 the issuer's voting rights held by Black Creek Investment Management Inc. reaching 2.997%, crossing below 3% threshold. 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 21 countries, with its headquarters in Aalst, Belgium. Ontex is part of the Bel20 and STOXX® Europe 600.

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Contacts

INVESTOR ENQUIRIES
Philip Ludwig
+32 53 333 730
investorrelations@ontexglobal.com

PRESS ENQUIRIES
Gaëlle Vilatte
+32 53 333 708
gaelle.vilatte@ontexglobal.com

Contacts

INVESTOR ENQUIRIES
Philip Ludwig
+32 53 333 730
investorrelations@ontexglobal.com

PRESS ENQUIRIES
Gaëlle Vilatte
+32 53 333 708
gaelle.vilatte@ontexglobal.com