20 December 2019

Regulated Information

Transparency notification by BlackRock, Inc.

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified Umicore on 20 December 2019 that on 18 December 2019 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3% downwards for direct voting rights. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.38% of Umicore's shares and voting rights. 

 

Notification details: 

  • Date of notification: 20 December 2019 
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 18 December 2019 
  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed downwards: 3%  
  • Notification by: BlackRock, Inc. 
  • Denominator: 246,400,000 
  • Notification details:  

 

A) Voting rights

 

Previous notification 

After the transaction 

Holders of voting rights 

voting rights 

voting rights 

voting rights 

BlackRock, Inc. 

0 

0 

0.00% 

BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 

30,947 

25,079 

0.01% 

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited 

8,862 

7,981 

0.00% 

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 

722,215 

842,001 

0.34% 

BlackRock Advisors, LLC 

696,325 

545,102 

0.22% 

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited 

135,886 

109,593 

0.04% 

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG 

431,890 

307,858 

0.12% 

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited 

1,752 

1,038 

0.00% 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 

14,969 

14,969 

0.01% 

BlackRock Fund Advisors 

2,344,207 

594,524 

0.24% 

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 

710,828 

1,789,202 

0.73% 

BlackRock International Limited 

282,394 

268,200 

0.11% 

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited 

59,960 

81,496 

0.03% 

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 

1,930,869 

2,204,408 

0.89% 

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC 

281,881 

408,432 

0.17% 

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 

72,854 

53,926 

0.02% 

Subtotal 

7,725,839 

7,253,809 

2.94% 

 B) Equivalent financial instruments

Holders of equivalent financial instruments 

Type of financial instrument 

# voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised 

voting rights 

Settlement 

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 

Securities Lent 

776,107 

0.31% 

physical 

BlackRock Advisors, LLC 

Securities Lent 

47,045 

0.02% 

physical 

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited 

Securities Lent 

31,156 

0.01% 

physical 

BlackRock Fund Advisors 

Securities Lent 

2,034,385 

0.83% 

physical 

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 

Securities Lent 

867,067 

0.35% 

physical 

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 

Securities Lent 

2,106,545 

0.85% 

physical 

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC 

Securities Lent 

23,910 

0.01% 

physical 

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 

Securities Lent 

125,369 

0.05% 

physical 

Subtotal 

 

6,011,584 

2.44% 

 

  

 C) Total A & B

 

voting rights 

voting rights 

TOTAL 

13,265,393 

5.38% 

 

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

The notification can be found here. 

 


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