SOURCE: RHJ International SA

November 24, 2009 11:04 ET

Transparency declaration - Notification: Timothy C. Collins

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - November 24, 2009) -

In accordance with the rules on financial transparency, Timothy C. Collins sent a notification on November 24, 2009, that the aggregate amount of shares held beneficially and non-beneficially by Timothy C. Collins has fallen below the threshold of 15% of the shares issued by RHJ International ("RHJI").

On November 24, 2009, Timothy C. Collins held beneficially and non-beneficially, 11,183,654 voting rights, representing a stake of 13.07% of RHJI total issued shares, compared to 15.22% previously. Shares held non-beneficially are shares held by Timothy C. Collins for the account of other investors pursuant to certain arrangements with these investors, with the voting rights attached to such shares being controlled by Timothy C. Collins. The portion of ownership beneficially held by Timothy C. Collins remains unchanged at 8.08%.

A copy of the notification form sent by Timothy C. Collins is available on RHJI's corporate website under "Investor Relations - Transparency Rules".

About RHJ International:

RHJ International (Euronext: RHJI) is a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Belgium, having its registered office at Avenue Louise 326, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. It is a diversified holding company focused on creating long-term value for its shareholders by acquiring and operating businesses. For further information visit:

For further information please contact:

Arnaud Denis Investor Relations Director Tel: +32 2 643 60 13 E-mail:

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements concerning the Company's operations, economic performance and financial condition. Such forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations, estimates and projections and are subject to a number of assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company has no obligation to publicly update or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release.

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