SOURCE: RHJ International

December 16, 2009 09:18 ET

Transparency Declaration - Notification: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - December 16, 2009) -

December 16, 2009

In accordance with the rules on financial transparency, BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited sent a notification on December 15, 2009, confirming that the aggregate amount of shares they hold has increased to reach the threshold of 10% of the shares issued by RHJ International ("RHJI").

On December 15, 2009, BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited held 8,586,583 voting rights, representing a stake of 10.04% of RHJI total issued shares compared to a stake of 8.41% held previously according to its preceding transparency declaration.

A copy of the notification form sent by BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 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


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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