10 November 2016

Regulated Information

Transparency notification by Standard Life Investments: Disposal of voting securities

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings Standard Life Investments has notified the FSMA and Umicore on 8 November 2016 that on 7 November 2016 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3%, holding 3.00% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Ltd 07/11/2016   0 224,000,000 0.00%
Standard Life Investments Ltd 07/11/2016 < 3.00%  6,719,968 224,000,000 3.00%
IGNIS Investment Service Ltd 07/11/2016   333,808 224,000,000 0.15%
TOTAL 07/11/2016   7,053,776 224,000,000 3.15%

The notification can be found here.

The chain of control has been described as follow:

Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited is the parent company of Standard Life Investments Limited and IGNIS Investment Services Limited. Both Standard Life Investments Limited and IGNIS Investment Services Limited are discretionary investment managers who hold the shares and exercise the voting rights.


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