18 July 2019

Regulated Information

Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

1) Transparency notification of 17 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 17 July 2019 that on 16 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 5.93% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 17 July 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 16 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

745,393

722,215

0.29%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

696,325

696,325

0.28%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

135,886

135,886

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

425,730

431,890

0.18%

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

2,343,882

2,344,207

0.95%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

716,866

710,828

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

1,444,479

1,930,869

0.78%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

281,881

281,881

0.11%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

72,854

72,854

0.03%

Subtotal

7,262,180

7,725,839

3.14%

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

2,070,495

0.84%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

3,711,080

1.51%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

115,888

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract For Difference

38,837

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

 

6,887,227

2.80%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

14,613,066

5.93%

 

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

 2) Transparency notification of 16 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 16 July 2019 that on 15 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 5.94% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

 

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 16 July 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 15 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

8,862

8,862

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

605,285

745,393

0.30%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

696,325

696,325

0.28%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

131,728

135,886

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

429,012

425,730

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

2,342,738

2,343,882

0.95%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

717,797

716,866

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

2,177,279

1,444,479

0.59%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

284,636

281,881

0.11%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

72,854

72,854

0.03%

Subtotal

7,856,538

7,262,180

2.95%

 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

4,195,580

1.70%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

115,888

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract For Difference

38,837

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

 

7,365,689

2.99%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

14,627,869

5.94%

 

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

The notification can be found here.


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