26 March 2020

Regulated Information

Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

  1. Transparency notification from 24 March 2020

 

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified Umicore on 26 March 2020 that on 24 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.98% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 26 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 24 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

920,843

687,125

0.28%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

269,428

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

139,486

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,448

284,128

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,714

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,649,741

2,663,310

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,690,579

2,697,226

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,595

119,132

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

82,822

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

978,085

1,076,944

0.44%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

446,213

438,531

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

32,697

103,947

0.04%

Subtotal

8,513,261

8,608,925

3.49%

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

1,001,269

0.41%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,543,346

1.03%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,669,043

1.49%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,277,968

4.98%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

 

  1. Transparency notification from 20 March 2020

 

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified Umicore on 23 March 2020 that on 20 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.06% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 23 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 20 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

5,434

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

599,316

920,843

0.37%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

274,946

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,756

273,448

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,714

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,648,420

2,649,741

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,681,938

2,690,579

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,595

120,595

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

980,183

978,085

0.40%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

447,433

446,213

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

36,468

32,697

0.01%

Subtotal

8,189,169

8,513,261

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

1,072,405

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,609,752

1.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,945,278

1.60%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,458,539

5.06%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

 

  1. Transparency notification from 19 March 2020 

 

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified Umicore on 23 March 2020 that on 19 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.94% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 23 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 19 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

644,288

599,316

0.24%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

274,946

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,756

273,756

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,282

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,636

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,646,598

2,648,420

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,681,938

2,681,938

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,666

120,595

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,281,537

980,183

0.40%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

457,348

447,433

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

31,511

36,468

0.01%

Subtotal

8,541,287

8,189,169

3.32%

 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

1,076,120

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,649,609

1.08%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3.988.850

1.62%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,178,019

4.94%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

  1. Transparency notification from 18 March 2020 

 

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified Umicore on 23 March 2020 that on 18 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.01% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 23 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 18 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

5,434

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

411,473

644,288

0.26%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

274,946

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,756

273,756

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,038

1,282

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,366

17,636

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,648,161

2,646,598

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,681,938

2,681,938

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,666

120,666

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,068,567

1,281,537

0.52%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

465,826

457,348

0.19%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

53,025

31,511

0.01%

Subtotal

8,126,543

8,541,287

3.47%

 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

1,076,385

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,469,324

1.00%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,808,830

1.55%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,350,117

5.01%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

 


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