RHJ International: Transparency Declaration Notification/Share Capital and Voting Rights

BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Transparency Declaration Notification (Article 14 of the law of 2 May 2007)
Deutsche Bank AG, DB Value Sàrl

On 2 April 2014, RHJ International ("RHJI") received from Deutsche Bank AG and its wholly-owned subsidiary DB Value Sàrl a notification that the aggregate amount of RHJI shares held by DB Value Sàrl exceeded the threshold of 5% of the total outstanding shares issued by RHJI.

On 26 March 2014, RHJI allocated to DB Value Sàrl 5,500,198 newly issued shares, representing ex post 6.04% of RHJI's total issued shares, in exchange for DB Value Sàrl's contribution to RHJI's share capital of a stake of 9% in BHF-BANK AG.

A copy of the notification received from Deutsche Bank AG and DB Value Sàrl is available on RHJI's corporate website under "Investor Relations - Shareholder Information - Transparency Rules".

Share Capital and Voting Rights (Article 15 of the law of 2 May 2007)

As a result of the capital increase mentioned above, RHJI's share capital amounts to EUR 506,527,130 and is entirely represented by 91,045,745 ordinary shares each carrying 1 voting right for a total amount of 91,045,745 voting rights.

Information in relation to the increase of RHJI's capital on 26 March 2014 is available on RHJI's corporate website under "Investor Relations - Shareholder Information - Capital Increase through Authorized Capital".

About RHJ International

RHJ International is a financial services group with principal activities in wealth management, asset management and merchant banking. Our wealth management operations are conducted through Kleinwort Benson and BHF: two independent and relationship-driven private banks, with a combined tier 1 capital ratio of 16.3% and €51 billion of assets under management as at 31 December 2013. RHJI's asset management operations are carried out by Kleinwort Benson Investors and Frankfurt Trust. Kleinwort Benson Investors is a Dublin-based institutional asset manager that offers investors innovative and differentiated specialist strategies on both a segregated and unitised basis, while Frankfurt Trust specializes in European equities, multi assets and fixed income. As at 31 December 2013, Kleinwort Benson Investors and Frankfurt Trust managed €5.4 billion and €16 billion of client assets, respectively. RHJI is listed on Euronext Brussels, with the ticker symbol "RHJI".

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Marc Roelandt
Managing Director
RHJ International
Tel: +32 2 643 6013
E-mail: jroelandt@rhji.com

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