26 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 24 December 2019 that on 23 December 2019 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3% upwards for direct voting rights. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.33% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 24 December 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 23 December 2019
  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed upwards: 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.

25,079

25,079

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

7,981

7,981

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

842,001

800,372

0.32%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

545,102

545,207

0.22%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

109,593

140,822

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

307,858

310,834

0.13%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,038

2,053

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,969

14,969

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

594,524

676,654

0.27%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

1,789,202

2,052,714

0.83%

BlackRock International Limited

268,200

268,200

0.11%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

81,496

81,496

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

2,204,408

2,236,732

0.91%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

408,432

424,711

0.17%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

53,926

67,888

0.03%

Subtotal

7,253,809

7,655,712

3.11%

 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

715,818

0.29%

physical

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Securities Lent

47,045

0.02%

physical

BlackRock Fund Advisors

Securities Lent

1,952,955

0.79%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

602,784

0.24%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,004,839

0.81%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

23,910

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

125,369

0.05%

physical

Subtotal

 

5,472,720

2.22%

 

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

13,128,432

5.33%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

 


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