23 April 2020

Regulated Information

Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

  1. Transparency notification of 22 April 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 22 April 2020 that on 21 April 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.00% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 22 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 21 April 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.

30,794

30,794

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

3,774

3,774

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

902,040

940,864

0.38%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

278,277

278,277

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

140,339

140,339

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

297,246

301,836

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,610

17,610

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,668,631

2,663,155

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,830,597

2,831,758

1.15%

BlackRock International Limited

86,199

86,199

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

86,040

86,040

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

2,010,112

1,882,307

0.76%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

313,308

313,890

0.13%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

91,975

32,697

0.01%

Subtotal

9,758,561

9,611,159

3.90%

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

835,790

0.34%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,721,234

0.70%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Contract for Difference

935

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract for Difference

23,964

0.01%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

1,441

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,702,055

1.10%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,313,214

5.00%

 

  1. Transparency notification of 21 April 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 21 April 2020 that on 20 April 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.00% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 21 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 20 April 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.

30,794

30,794

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

3,774

3,774

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

713,294

902,040

0.37%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

278,277

278,277

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

140,339

140,339

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

297,246

297,246

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,610

17,610

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,676,743

2,668,631

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,823,211

2,830,597

1.15%

BlackRock International Limited

86,199

86,199

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

86,040

86,040

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

2,106,866

2,010,112

0.82%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

312,548

313,308

0.13%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

32,697

91,975

0.04%

Subtotal

9,607,257

9,758,561

3.96%

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

828,611

0.34%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,593,429

0.65%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Contract for Difference

375

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract for Difference

24,438

0.01%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

1,393

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,566,937

1.04%

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,325,498

5.00%

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

 

  1. Transparency notification of 20 April 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 20 April 2020 that on 17 April 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.96 % of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 20 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 17 April 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.

30,794

30,794

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

3,774

3,774

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

1,100,032

713,294

0.29%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

269,732

278,277

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

139,227

140,339

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

300,476

297,246

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,714

17,610

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,657,052

2,676,743

1.09%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,759,910

2,823,211

1.15%

BlackRock International Limited

86,199

86,199

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

85,774

86,040

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,770,316

2,106,866

0.86%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

439,069

312,548

0.13%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

32,697

32,697

0.01%

Subtotal

9,691,385

9,607,257

3.90%

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

870,405

0.35%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,593,429

0.65%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Contract for Difference

375

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract for Difference

25,236

0.01%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

1,393

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,609,529

1.06%

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,216,786

4.96%

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

The notification can be found here.


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