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

 

Aalst-Erembodegem (Belgium), 11 July 2018 – 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.

 

Between 3 July 2018 and 6 July 2018, Ontex received the following Transparency Declaration Notifications:

1. On 3 July 2018, UBS Group AG notified Ontex that it had, as a result of the acquisition of financial instruments treated as voting securities, crossed above the threshold of 5.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 5.02% considering equivalent financial instruments only. To access the full notification, please click here.

2. On 5 July 2018, UBS Group AG notified Ontex that it had, as a result of the disposal of financial instruments treated as voting securities, crossed below the threshold of 5.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 4.97% considering equivalent financial instruments only. To access the full notification, please click here.

3. On 6 July 2018, UBS Group AG notified Ontex that it has, as a result of the acquisition of financial instruments treated as voting securities, crossed the threshold of 5.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 5.12%, considering equivalent financial instruments only. The tables below present the number of voting rights held by UBS Group AG as disclosed in the last notification dated 6 July 2018.

On 9 July 2018, Black Creek Investment Management Inc. notified Ontex that Black Creek Investment Management Inc had, as a result of sale of shares, crossed below the threshold of 5.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex.

 

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

Dates of Notifications: 3, 5 and 6 July 2018 (UBS Group AG); 9 July 2018 (Black Creek Investment Management)

Dates Threshold Crossed: 27, 29 June and 2 July 2018 (UBS Group AG); 9 July 2018 (Black Creek Investment Management)

Threshold Crossed: 5.00%

Notifications by:

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

Voting rights and assimilated financial instruments:

Notification from UBS Group AG (6 July 2018)

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

The full chain of control is available at this link.

Additional information

The disclosure obligation arose on 2nd July 2018 due to the total indirect holdings of UBS Group AG in equivalent financial instruments (section B), held directly by controlled undertakings, going above 5%.

Notification from Black Creek Investment Management Inc. (9 July 2018)

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