23 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 18 March 2020 that on 17 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.88% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 18 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 17 March 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

5,434

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

649,751

411,473

0.17%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

275,143

274,946

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

312,456

273,756

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,998

1,038

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

19,060

17,366

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,666,462

2,648,161

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,695,788

2,681,938

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,736

120,666

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,295,027

1,068,567

0.43%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

483,341

465,826

0.19%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

67,830

53,025

0.02%

Subtotal

8,697,373

8,126,543

3.30%

 

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

1,080,956

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,558,653

1.04%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,902,730

1.58%

 

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,029,273

4.88%

 

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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