9 January 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 7 January 2019 that on 4 January 2019 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5%, holding 5.02% of Umicore's shares and voting rights, including equivalent financial instruments.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 7 January 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 4 January 2019
  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed: 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.

32,317

32,158

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

14,124

11,329

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

1,192,017

290,036

0.12%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

335,625

410,710

0.17%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

103,655

2,131

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

363,285

337,199

0.14%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,133

1,752

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

31,431

16,790

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,818,638

2,781,071

1.13%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,929,741

2,859,156

1.16%

BlackRock International Limited

128,475

111,369

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

57,963

60,565

0.02%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

2,181,557

866,816

0.35%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

219,592

424,402

0.17%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

232,380

150,647

0.06%

Subtotal

10,641,933

8,356,131

3.39%

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

1,047,772

0.43%   

physical

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Securities Lent

8,256

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

116,424

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Fund Advisors

Securities Lent

16,609

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

26,085

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,725,468

1.11%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

52,000

0.02%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract For Difference

16,464

0.01%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Depositary Receipt

26

0.00%

 

Subtotal

 

4,009,104

1.63%

 

 

Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,365,235

5.02%

 

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.

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

 


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