12 February 2020

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 10 February 2020 that on 7 February 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.98% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 10 February 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 7 February 2020
  • Threshold of direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments crossed downwards: 5%
  • 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

852,082

1,107,772

0.45%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

528,742

246,913

0.10%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

140,528

142,616

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

320,247

320,244

0.13%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,038

1,038

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,714

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

908,258

2,144,345

0.87%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,674,512

2,682,715

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

268,200

120,595

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

81,496

81,496

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,681,826

1,048,578

0.43%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

404,073

433,187

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

168,371

89,113

0.04%

Subtotal

8,077,147

8,466,386

3.44%

 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

527,099

0.21%

physical

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Securities Lent

47,663

0.02%

physical

BlackRock Fund Advisors

Securities Lent

522,191

0.21%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,558,709

1.04%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

130,838

0.05%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,794,606

1.54%

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,260,992

4.98%

 

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

The notification can be found here.


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