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

Regulatory News:

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.

On 5 April 2018, SYZ Asset Management (Luxembourg) SA notified Ontex that it holds, as a result of the acquisition of voting securities or voting rights, 2,700,498 shares in Ontex and so has crossed the threshold of 3.00% of the total number of voting rights in Ontex to 3.28%.

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

Date of Notification: 5 April 2018

Date Threshold Crossed: 3 April 2018

Threshold Crossed: 3.00%

Notification by:

Financière SYZ S.A. (Zoug)   Baarerstrasse 112, 6300 Zug, Zwitserland
SYZ Asset Management (Luxembourg) SA 54 Rue Charles Martel / L-2134 Luxembourg

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

Voting rights and assimilated financial instruments:

(A) Voting rights   Previous Notification   After the transaction
# voting rights # voting rights   % of voting rights
Holders of

voting rights

  Linked to


  Not linked

to securities

Linked to


  Not linked

to securities

Financière SYZ SA (Zoug)   0 0 0.00% 0.00%
SYZ Asset Management (Luxembourg) SA   2,700,498 0 3.28% 0.00%
Total   2,700,498 0 3.28% 0.00%
(B) Equivalent financial instruments After the transaction
Holders of equivalent
financial instruments

Type of






or date


# of voting rights
that may be
acquired if the
instrument is


% of

TOTAL       0 0.00%  
    # of voting rights   % of voting rights
TOTAL (A + B) 2,700,498 3.28%

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

Financière SYZ S.A. is holding 100% of SYZ Asset Management (Luxembourg) S.A. which have voting rights for Ontex securities.

Additional information

SYZ Asset Management (Luxembourg) S.A. is the management company that can exercise the voting rights at its own discretion without special instructions.

Notifications of significant shareholdings to be made according to the Law of 2 May 2007 should be sent to:

This notification will be posted on:

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

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