Press release


Disclosure made according to the requirements of Article 14 of the law of 2 May 2007
Aalst-Erembodegem (Belgium), September 20, 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 18, 2019, Black Creek Investment Management Inc. notified Ontex that it had, as a result of sales of shares, crossed below the threshold of 3.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex.
According to its obligation, Ontex publishes the content of the notifications that it has received.

Date of Notification: September 18, 2019
Date Threshold Crossed: September 16, 2019
Threshold Crossed: 3.00%
Notification by: Black Creek Investment Management Inc., 123 Front Street West, Suite 1200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5J 2M2
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 the issuer’s voting rights held by Black Creek Investment Management Inc. reaching 2.997%, crossing below 3% threshold. 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: [email protected]


Maarten Verbanck

Phone: +32 53 33 36 20

Geoffroy Raskin