17 March 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 13 March 2020 that on 11 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.05% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 13 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 11 March 2020
  • Threshold of direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments crossed upwards: 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

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

1,010,746

649,751

0.26%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

246,913

275,143

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

133,210

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

315,813

312,456

0.13%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,171

1,998

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

15,419

19,060

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,381,809

2,666,462

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,690,044

2,695,788

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,595

120,736

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

81,496

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,241,893

1,295,027

0.53%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

497,019

483,341

0.20%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

55,214

67,830

0.03%

Subtotal

8,824,402

8,697,373

3.53%

 

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

1,083,920

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,402,939

0.98%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,744,243

1.52%

 

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,441,616

5.05%

 

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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