Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

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Transparency notification of 29 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 29 April 2020 that on 28 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: 29 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 28 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

720,135

676,238

0.27%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

277,577

276,326

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

140,808

138,960

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

301,656

301,656

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

6,439

7,277

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

18,410

16,254

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,639,660

2,637,640

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,833,531

2,824,759

1.15%

BlackRock International Limited

99,759

99,759

0.04%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

86,040

86,040

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,971,178

1,991,003

0.81%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

412,108

428,866

0.17%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

37,699

39,424

0.02%

Subtotal

9,579,568

9,558,770

3.88%

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

831,988

0.34%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,788,822

0.73%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract for Difference

6,851

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,746,352

1.11%

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,305,122

4.99%

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

The notification can be found here.

  

Transparency notification of 28 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 28 April 2020 that on 27 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: 28 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 27 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

725,423

720,135

0.29%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

278,277

277,577

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

140,404

140,808

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

301,656

301,656

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

6,439

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,610

18,410

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,642,147

2,639,660

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,833,033

2,833,531

1.15%

BlackRock International Limited

86,199

99,759

0.04%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

86,040

86,040

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

2,128,360

1,971,178

0.80%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

314,350

412,108

0.17%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

32,697

37,699

0.02%

Subtotal

9,622,383

9,579,568

3.89%

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

833,425

0.34%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,781,467

0.72%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract for Difference

9,462

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,743,045

1.11%

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,322,613

5.00%

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

The notification can be found here.

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