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Ontex: Transparency Declaration Notification

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

Aalst-Erembodegem (Belgium), 3 July 2017 – Ontex Group NV (“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 30 June 2017, Black Creek Investment Management Inc. notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the acquisition of voting securities or voting rights, 2,612,528 shares in Ontex and so had crossed the threshold of 3.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 3.17%.

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

Date of Notification: 30 June 2017

Date Threshold Crossed: 27 June 2017

Threshold Crossed: 3.00%

Notification by:

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

Voting rights and assimilated financial instruments:

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 Black Creek Investment Management Inc.'s voting rights going above 3%. 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

 

INVESTOR ENQUIRIES

Philip Ludwig

+32 53 333 730 | investorrelations@ontexglobal.com

 

PRESS ENQUIRIES

Gaëlle Vilatte

+32 53 333 708 | gaelle.vilatte@ontexglobal.com

 

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 more than 27 countries, with its headquarters in Aalst, Belgium. Ontex is part of the Bel20 and STOXX® Europe 600.

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