Ontex discloses notification of significant shareholdings; Groupe Bruxelles Lambert detained 16,454,453 Ontex voting securities or voting rights on March 15, representing 19.98% of voting securities

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In accordance with the requirements of Article 14 of the Belgian Law of May 2, 2007 on the disclosure of significant shareholdings in listed companies, Ontex Group NV (“Ontex”) discloses the notification of significant shareholdings that it has received on March 20, 2023.
On March 15, 2023, the Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA detained 16,454,453 Ontex voting securities or voting rights, representing 19.98% of voting securities, unchanged versus the latest declared position dating from April 20, 2021.

Notification details

  • Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights.
  • Notification by: A parent undertaking or a controlling person
  • Persons subject to the notification requirement:
    • Ségolène Gallienne-Frère
    • Gérald Frère
    • Stichting Administratiekantoor Frère-Bourgeois, Verlengde Poolseweg 16, Breda 4818 CL, The Netherlands
    • The Desmarais Family Residuary Trust
    • Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA, Avenue Marnix, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
  • Date of threshold crossing: March 15, 2023
  • Threshold crossed: 15%
  • Denominator on the date of notification: 82,347,218 shares
  • Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held:
  • Additional information: This declaration is made following the dissolution of Stichting Administratiekantoor Frère-Bourgeois.
  • Date of declaration: March 20, 2023
  • Details of the notification:
Voting rights Previous notification After the transaction
# voting rights % voting rights
Holders of voting rights # voting rights Linked to securities Not linked to securities Linked to securities Not linked to securities
Ségolène Gallienne-Frère 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Gérald Frère 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Stichting Administratie­kantoor Frère-Bourgeois 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
The Desmarais Family Residuary Trust 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA 16,339,053 16,339,053 0 19.84% 0.00%
FINPAR II SA 115,400 115,400 0 0.14% 0.00%
Total 16,454,453 16,454,453 0 19.98% 0.00%


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