28 April 2020

Regulated Information

Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

  1. Transparency notification of 27 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 27 April 2020 that on 24 April 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.99% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 27 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 24 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

761,801

725,423

0.29%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

278,277

278,277

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

140,404

140,404

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

301,656

301,656

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

3,988

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

18,042

17,610

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,659,627

2,642,147

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,832,909

2,833,033

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

1,995,742

2,128,360

0.86%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

371,803

314,350

0.13%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

114,806

32,697

0.01%

Subtotal

9,685,862

9,622,383

3.91%

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

833,872

0.34%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,720,351

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

9,791

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

1,441

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,685,081

1.09%

 

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,307,464

4.99%

 

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

The notification can be found here.

 

 

  1. Transparency notification of 23 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 23 April 2020 that on 22 April 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.03% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 23 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 22 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

940,864

761,801

0.31%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

278,277

278,277

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

140,339

140,404

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

301,836

301,656

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

3,988

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,610

18,042

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,663,155

2,659,627

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,831,758

2,832,909

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

1,882,307

1,995,742

0.81%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

313,890

371,803

0.15%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

32,697

114,806

0.05%

Subtotal

9,611,159

9,685,862

3.93%

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

834,510

0.34%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,720,836

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

22,600

0.01%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

1,441

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,699,013

1.10%

 

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,384,875

5.03%

 

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

The notification can be found here.


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