6 June 2016

Regulated Information

Transparency notification by Franklin Templeton: Disposal of voting securities

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings, Franklin Templeton Institutional LLC has notified the FSMA and Umicore on 3 June 2016 that on 1 June 2016 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3%, holding 2.97% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

name

date

threshold

# voting rights

denominator

% voting rights

Franklin Templeton Institutional LLC

01/06/2016

 

6,641,806

224,000,000

2.97%

TOTAL

01/06/2016

< 3.00%

6,641,806

224,000,000

2.97%

This press release is available on Umicore’s website. The notification can be found here.

The chain of control has been described as follows: Franklin Templeton Institutional LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. 


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