Transparency notification by BlackRock, Inc

Umicore.com

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 March 2019 that on 19 March 2019 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3% upwards for equivalent financial instruments. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 6.43% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details

  • Date of notification: 20 March 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 19 March 2019
  • Threshold of equivalent financial instruments crossed: 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.

32,158

32,158

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

11,329

11,329

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

290,036

214,617

0.09%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

410,710

732,838

0.30%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

2,131

3,553

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

337,199

51,471

0.02%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,752

1,752

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

16,790

16,049

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,781,071

2,705,326

1.10%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,859,156

2,734,067

1.11%

BlackRock International Limited

111,369

292,572

0.12%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

60,565

57,482

0.02%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

866,816

653,521

0.27%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

424,402

320,446

0.13%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

150,647

122,222

0.05%

Subtotal

8,356,131

7,949,403

3.23%

 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

1,065,300

0.43%  

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

116,424

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

Securities Lent

249,000

0.10%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

160,498

0.07%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

6,179,364

2.51%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

115,888

0.05%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Contract For Difference

2,920

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Depositary Receipt

24

0.00%

 

Subtotal

 

7,889,418

3.20%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

15,838,821

6.43%

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

This press release is available on Umicore’s website. The notification can be found here.

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