15 September 2015

Regulated Information

Transparency declarations by BlackRock Inc. and Norges Bank

On 14 September 2015, BlackRock Inc., located at 55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055, USA, has notified the FSMA and Umicore that on 9 September 2015 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5%, holding 4.999% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
BlackRock, Inc 09/09/2015   0 224,000,000 0.00%
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A. 09/09/2015   2,851,972 224,000,000 1.27%
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 09/09/2015   65,198 224,000,000 0.03%
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited 09/09/2015   2,846 224,000,000 0.00%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 09/09/2015   63,998 224,000,000 0.03%
BlackRock Advisors, LLC 09/09/2015   111,034 224,000,000 0.05%
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited 09/09/2015   79,070 224,000,000 0.04%
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG 09/09/2015   254,790 224,000,000 0.11%
BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited 09/09/2015   791,672 224,000,000 0.35%
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited 09/09/2015   1,438 224,000,000 0.00%
BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG 09/09/2015   1,034 224,000,000 0.00%
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 09/09/2015   0 224,000,000 0.00%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 09/09/2015   1,926,344 224,000,000 0.86%
BlackRock Fund Managers Limited 09/09/2015   979,496 224,000,000 0.44%
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 09/09/2015   2,594,022 224,000,000 1.16%
BlackRock International Limited 09/09/2015   190,816 224,000,000 0.09%
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited 09/09/2015   54,102 224,000,000 0.02%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 09/09/2015   151,654 224,000,000 0.07%
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC 09/09/2015   201,986 224,000,000 0.09%
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 09/09/2015   272,112 224,000,000 0.12%
BlackRock Life Limited 09/09/2015   577,878 224,000,000 0.26%
iShares (DE) I Investmentaktiengesellschaft mit Teilvermögen 09/09/2015   28,252 224,000,000 0.01%
TOTAL 09/09/2015 < 5.00% 11,199,714 224,000,000 4.999%

The declaration can be found here.

The chain of control has been described as follows:

BlackRock, Inc. is the ultimate controller but the legal entities detailed in section 10 are the discretionary Investment Managers who holds the shares and exercise the voting rights.

On 10 September 2015, Norges Bank, located at Bankplassen 2, PO Box 1179, Sentrum, 0107, Oslo, Norway, has notified the FSMA and Umicore that on 9 September 2015 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3%, holding 3.06% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
Norges Bank 09/09/2015   6,862,612 224,000,000 3.06%
TOTAL 09/09/2015 > 3.00%  6,862,612 224,000,000 3.06%

The declaration can be found here.

 

 


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