Press release


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

Aalst-Erembodegem (Belgium), September 13, 2019 – 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 September 10, 2019, CIAM notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the acquisition of voting securities or voting rights, 2,614,990 shares in Ontex and so had crossed the threshold of 3.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 3.18%. According to its obligation Ontex publishes the content of the notifications that it has received.

Date of Notification: September 10, 2019

Date Threshold Crossed: June 18, 2019

Threshold Crossed: 3.00%

Notification by: CIAM, 26, Boulevard Malesherbes, 75008 Paris, France

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:
CIAM is not a controlled entity.

Additional information:
CIAM manages three funds. At June 18, 2019, the three funds had acquired:
CIAM Fund – Opportunities: 1,452,324 Ontex shares
Satellite Event-Driven UCITS Fund: 975,281 Ontex shares
CIAM Opportunities Offshore Master Fund: 187,385 Ontex shares
CIAM 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: [email protected]


Maarten Verbanck

Phone: +32 53 33 36 20

Geoffroy Raskin