Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

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Transparency notification from 24 March 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 26 March 2020 that on 24 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.98% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details

  • Date of notification: 26 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 24 March 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.

25,079

25,079

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

5,434

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

920,843

687,125

0.28%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

269,428

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

139,486

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,448

284,128

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,714

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,649,741

2,663,310

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,690,579

2,697,226

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,595

119,132

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

82,822

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

978,085

1,076,944

0.44%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

446,213

438,531

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

32,697

103,947

0.04%

Subtotal

8,513,261

8,608,925

3.49%

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

1,001,269

0.41%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,543,346

1.03%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,669,043

1.49%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,277,968

4.98%

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

The notification can be found here.

 

Transparency notification from 20 March 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 March 2020 that on 20 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.06% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details

  • Date of notification: 23 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 20 March 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.

25,079

25,079

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

5,434

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

599,316

920,843

0.37%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

274,946

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,756

273,448

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

14,714

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,648,420

2,649,741

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,681,938

2,690,579

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,595

120,595

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

980,183

978,085

0.40%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

447,433

446,213

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

36,468

32,697

0.01%

Subtotal

8,189,169

8,513,261

3.46%

 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

1,072,405

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,609,752

1.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,945,278

1.60%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,458,539

5.06%

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

The notification can be found here.

 

Transparency notification from 19 March 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 March 2020 that on 19 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% downwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 4.94% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details

  • Date of notification: 23 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 19 March 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.

25,079

25,079

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

5,434

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

644,288

599,316

0.24%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

274,946

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,756

273,756

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,282

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,636

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,646,598

2,648,420

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,681,938

2,681,938

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,666

120,595

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,281,537

980,183

0.40%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

457,348

447,433

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

31,511

36,468

0.01%

Subtotal

8,541,287

8,189,169

3.32%

 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

1,076,120

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,649,609

1.08%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3.988.850

1.62%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,178,019

4.94%

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

The notification can be found here.

Transparency notification from 18 March 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 March 2020 that on 18 March 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.01% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details

  • Date of notification: 23 March 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 18 March 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.

25,079

25,079

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

5,434

5,434

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

411,473

644,288

0.26%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

274,946

274,946

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

736

736

0.00%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

273,756

273,756

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,038

1,282

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

17,366

17,636

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,648,161

2,646,598

1.07%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,681,938

2,681,938

1.09%

BlackRock International Limited

120,666

120,666

0.05%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

78,532

78,532

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,068,567

1,281,537

0.52%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

465,826

457,348

0.19%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

53,025

31,511

0.01%

Subtotal

8,126,543

8,541,287

3.47%

 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

1,076,385

0.44%

physical

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

Securities Lent

138,693

0.06%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

2,469,324

1.00%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

13,843

0.01%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

Subtotal

 

3,808,830

1.55%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,350,117

5.01%

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

The notification can be found here.

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