Transparency notifications by BlackRock, Inc.

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Transparency notification of 8 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 8 April 2020 that on 7 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: 8 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 7 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

1,084,267

1,100,032

0.45%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

267,453

269,732

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

139,227

139,227

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

299,084

300,476

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

15,099

14,714

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,654,449

2,657,052

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,748,138

2,759,910

1.12%

BlackRock International Limited

86,362

86,199

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

85,774

85,774

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,675,898

1,770,316

0.72%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

439,069

439,069

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

32,697

32,697

0.01%

Subtotal

9,563,704

9,691,385

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

694,799

0.28%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

600

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,887,351

0.77%

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

6,267

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

 807

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,708,890

1.10%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,400,275

5.03%

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

 

Transparency notification of 7 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 7 April 2020 that on 6 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: 7 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 6 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.

28,281

30,794

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

3,774

3,774

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

935,478

1,084,267

0.44%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

267,453

267,453

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

139,227

139,227

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

298,755

299,084

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

15,099

15,099

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,654,559

2,654,449

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,730,266

2,748,138

1.12%

BlackRock International Limited

86,362

86,362

0.04%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

85,160

85,774

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,673,122

1,675,898

0.68%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

439,069

439,069

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

55,332

32,697

0.01%

Subtotal

9,413,556

9,563,704

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

696,343

0.28%

physical

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

Securities Lent

600

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,932,751

0.78%

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

4,626

0.00%

cash

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

807

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,754,193

1.12%

 

 C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,317,897

5.00%

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

 

Transparency notification of 6 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 6 April 2020 that on 2 April 2020 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards.

In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Blackrock Inc. holds 5.02% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details

  • Date of notification: 6 April 2020
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 2 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.

25,079

28,281

0.01%

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

5,434

3,774

0.00%

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

756,390

935,478

0.38%

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

225,782

267,453

0.11%

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

139,508

139,227

0.06%

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

296,433

298,755

0.12%

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

1,619

1,619

0.00%

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

15,099

15,099

0.01%

BlackRock Fund Advisors

2,657,719

2,654,559

1.08%

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

2,697,122

2,730,266

1.11%

BlackRock International Limited

88,383

86,362

0.04%

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

84,056

85,160

0.03%

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

1,258,780

1,673,122

0.68%

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

440,908

439,069

0.18%

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

57,893

55,332

0.02%

Subtotal

8,750,205

9,413,556

3.82%

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

891,932

0.36%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Securities Lent

1,933,251

0.78%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

Securities Lent

8,106

0.00%

physical

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Securities Lent

110,585

0.04%

physical

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

Contract for Difference

437

0.00%

cash

Subtotal

 

2,944,311

1.19%

 

C) Total A & B

 

# voting rights

% voting rights

TOTAL

12,357,867

5.02%

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

The notification can be found here.

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