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 March 27, 2020, DWS Investment GmbH notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the acquisition of voting securities, 4,147,002 voting rights in Ontex that may be acquired if all of the instruments are exercised, and so had crossed the threshold of 5.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 5.04%.

On March 30, 2020, DWS Investment GmbH notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the disposal of voting securities, 3,874,649 voting rights in Ontex that may be acquired if all of the instruments are exercised, and so had crossed below the threshold of 5.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 4.71%.

On April 1, 2020, DWS Investment GmbH notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the acquisition of voting securities, 4,365,973 voting rights in Ontex that may be acquired if all of the instruments are exercised, and so had crossed the threshold of 3.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 5.30%.

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

Dates of Notification: March 27, March 30, April 1, 2020

Dates Threshold Crossed: March 24, March 25, March 27, 2020

Threshold Crossed: 5.00%

Notification by:

DWS Investment GmbH

Mainzer Landstraße 11-17, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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

Voting rights and assimilated financial instruments:

Notification of March 27, 2020:

(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

DWS Investment GmbH

3,273,213

4,112,002

0

4.99%

0.00%

Total

3,273,213

4,112,002

0

4.99%

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

DWS Investment GmbH

Right to Recall

 

 

35,000

0.04%

physical

TOTAL

 

 

 

35,000

0.04%

 

 

# voting rights

% of voting rights

TOTAL (A + B)

4,147,002

5.04%

Notification of March 30, 2020:

(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

DWS Investment GmbH

4,112,002

3,839,649

0

4.66%

0.00%

Total

4,112,002

3,839,649

0

4.66%

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

DWS Investment GmbH

Right to Recall

 

 

35,000

0.04%

physical

TOTAL

 

 

 

35,000

0.04%

 

 

# voting rights

% of voting rights

TOTAL (A + B)

3,874,649

4.71%

Notification of April 1, 2020:

(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

DWS Investment GmbH

3,839,649

4,330,973

0

5.26%

0.00%

Total

3,839,649

4,330,973

0

5.26%

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

DWS Investment GmbH

Right to Recall

 

 

35,000

0.04%

physical

TOTAL

 

 

 

35,000

0.04%

 

 

# voting rights

% of voting rights

TOTAL (A + B)

4,365,973

5.30%

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

DWS Investment GmbH is not a controlled entity.

Additional information

DWS Investment GmbH is an investment firm and can exercise the voting rights attached to the shares at its discretion in the absence of specific instructions.

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 some 10,000 passionate people all over the world, Ontex has a presence in 21 countries, with its headquarters in Aalst, Belgium. Ontex is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of the Bel Mid®. To keep up with the latest news, visit www.ontex.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

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