9 May 2017

Regulated Information

Transparency notification by BlackRock, Inc: Acquisition of voting securities

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified the FSMA and Umicore on 4 May 2017 that on 3 May 2017 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5%, holding 5.23% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
BlackRock, Inc. 03/05/2017   0 224,000,000 0.00%
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 03/05/2017   26,810 224,000,000 0.01%
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited 03/05/2017   12,704 224,000,000 0.01%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 03/05/2017   976,056 224,000,000 0.44%
BlackRock Advisors, LLC 03/05/2017   1,878,226 224,000,000 0.84%
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited 03/05/2017   111,996 224,000,000 0.05%
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG 03/05/2017   297,640 224,000,000 0.13%
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited 03/05/2017   14,685 224,000,000 0.01%
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 03/05/2017   22,116 224,000,000 0.01%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 03/05/2017   2,251,940 224,000,000 1.01%
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 03/05/2017   2,754,132 224,000,000 1.23%
BlackRock International Limited 03/05/2017   9,364 224,000,000 0.00%
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited 03/05/2017   82,976 224,000,000 0.04%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 03/05/2017   1,853,181 224,000,000 0.83%
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC 03/05/2017   1,189,044 224,000,000 0.53%
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 03/05/2017   232,964 224,000,000 0.10%
TOTAL 03/05/2017 > 5.00% 11,713,834 224,000,000 5.23%

The notification can be found here.

The chain of control has been described at the end of the declaration.


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