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

Aalst-Erembodegem (Belgium), 16 December 2014 – 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 12 December 2014, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and TPG Group Holdings (SBS) Advisors, Inc., and their affiliated entity Whitehaven B S.à r.l., and former/current members of the executive management team of Ontex, notified Ontex that they had, on an aggregate basis, as a result of sales of shares, crossed below the threshold of 30.00%, to 26.78%.

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

Please find the full publication below:


Maarten Verbanck

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