27 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 24 February 2020 that on 21 February 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.99% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 24 February 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 21 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

1,210,857

1,010,746

0.41%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

246,913

246,913

0.10%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

133,210

133,210

0.05%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

317,155

315,813

0.13%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,038

1,171

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

26,299

15,419

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,153,474

2,381,809

0.97%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,690,044

2,690,044

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,595

120,595

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

81,496

81,496

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

821,652

1,241,893

0.50%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

480,407

497,019

0.20%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

55,200

55,214

0.02%

Subtotal

8,371,400

8,824,402

3.58%

 

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

723,847

0.29%

physical

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Securities Lent

47,663

0.02%

physical

BlackRock Fund Advisors

Securities Lent

297,323

0.12%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,293,821

0.93%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

118,125

0.05%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,488,885

1.42%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,313,287

4.99%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

This press releases are available on Umicore’s website.


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