12 July 2019

Regulated Information

Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

1. Transparency notification from 11 July 2019

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified Umicore on 11 July 2019 that on 10 July 2019 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3% upwards for direct voting rights. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.88% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 11 July 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 10 July 2019
  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed upwards: 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.

30,947

30,947

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

8,862

8,862

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

597,710

605,285

0.25%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

696,325

696,325

0.28%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

131,728

131,728

0.05%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

434,592

429,012

0.17%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,752

1,752

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,969

14,969

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,342,174

2,342,738

0.95%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

717,797

717,797

0.29%

BlackRock International Limited

282,394

282,394

0.11%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

59,960

59,960

0.02%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,691,834

2,177,279

0.88%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

284,636

284,636

0.12%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

72,854

72,854

0.03%

Subtotal

7,368,534

7,856,538

3.19%

 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

706,115

0.29%

physical

BlackRock Fund Advisors

Securities Lent

244,360

0.10%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

2,064,457

0.84%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

3,454,164

1.40%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

115,888

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract For Difference

41,443

0.02%

           cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract For Difference

421

0.00%

Cash

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Depositary Receipt

31

0.00%

 

Subtotal

 

6,626,879

2.69%

 

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

14,483,417

5.88%

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

The notification can be found here.

 

2. Transparency notification from 10 July 2019

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified Umicore on 10 July 2019 that on 9 July 2019 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3% downwards for direct voting rights. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.88% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 10 July 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 9 July 2019
  • Threshold of direct voting rights 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.

30,947

30,947

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

11,329

8,862

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

348,652

597,710

0.24%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

726,063

696,325

0.28%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

124,495

131,728

0.05%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

301,623

434,592

0.18%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,752

1,752

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

16,049

14,969

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,658,412

2,342,174

0.95%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,656,676

717,797

0.29%

BlackRock International Limited

292,572

282,394

0.11%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

60,545

59,960

0.02%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

869,273

1,691,834

0.69%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

302,791

284,636

0.12%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

117,589

72,854

0.03%

Subtotal

8,518,768

7,368,534

2.99%

 

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

706,115

0.29%

physical

BlackRock Fund Advisors

Securities Lent

244,360

0.10%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

2,064,457

0.84%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

3,938,664

1.60%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

115,888

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract For Difference

44,430

0.02%

           cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract For Difference

421

0.00%

Cash

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Depositary Receipt

31

0.00%

 

Subtotal

 

7,114,366

2.89%

 

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

14,482,900

5.88%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

 

 


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