16 December 2016

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 14 December 2016 that on 12 December 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
Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Ltd 12/12/2016   0 224,000,000 0.00%
Standard Life Investments Ltd 12/12/2016   6,447,880 224,000,000 2.88%
IGNIS Investment Service Ltd 12/12/2016   214,866 224,000,000 0.10%
TOTAL 12/12/2016 < 3.00% 6,662,746 224,000,000 2.97%

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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