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”) (BSE: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 April 20, 2020, DWS Investment GmbH notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the disposal of voting securities or voting rights, 3,258,778 shares in Ontex and has so crossed below the threshold of 5.00% of voting securities in Ontex on April 15, 2020 to 3.96%.

On April 22, 2020, DWS Investment GmbH notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the disposal of voting securities or voting rights, 2,209,469 shares in Ontex and has so crossed below the threshold of 3.00% of voting securities in Ontex on April 17, 2020 to 2.68%.

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

Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting right and acquisition or disposal of financial instruments that are treated as voting securities.

Notification by: A person that notifies alone

Persons subject to the notification requirement:

Name

Address (for legal entities)

DWS Investment GmbH

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

Dates of Notification: April 20, 2020 and April 22, 2020

Dates Threshold Crossed: April 15, 2020 and April 17, 2020

Thresholds Crossed: 3.00% and 5.00%

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

Voting rights and assimilated financial instruments:

Notification of April 20, 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

4,330,973

3,258,778

 

3.96%

 

Total

4,330,973

3,258,778

0

3.96%

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

# voting rights

% of voting rights

TOTAL (A + B)

3,258,778

3.96%

Notification of April 22, 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

3,258,778

2,209,469

 

2.68%

 

Total

3,258,778

2,209,469

0

2.68%

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

# voting rights

% of voting rights

TOTAL (A + B)

2,209,469

2.68%

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