12 April 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 9 April 2019 that on 8 April 2019 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3% downwards for equivalent financial instruments. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 6.43% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 9 April 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 8 April 2019
  • Threshold of equivalent financial instruments crossed downwards: 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.

32,158

30,947

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

11,329

11,329

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

214,617

348,652

0.14%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

732,838

726,063

0.29%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

3,553

124,495

0.05%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

51,471

301,623

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,752

1,752

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

16,049

16,049

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,705,326

2,658,412

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,734,067

2,656,676

1.08%

BlackRock International Limited

292,572

292,572

0.12%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

57,482

60,545

0.02%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

653,521

869,273

0.35%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

320,446

302,791

0.12%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

122,222

117,589

0.05%

Subtotal

7,949,403

8,518,768

3.46%

 

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

947,530

0.38%

physical

BlackRock Fund Advisors

Securities Lent

59,298

0.02%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

211,972

0.09%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

5,976,481

2.43%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

118,827

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract For Difference

2,920

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Depositary Receipt

24

0.00%

 

Subtotal

 

7,317,052

2.97%

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

15,835,820

6.43%

 

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

This press release is available on Umicore’s website. The notification can be found here.


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