Transparency notification by Baillie Gifford & Co and Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings Baillie Gifford & Co and Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited have notified Umicore on 7 October 2019 that on 1 October 2019 they have crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards for direct voting rights. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Baillie Gifford & Co and Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited hold 6.46% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Notification details

  • Date of notification: 7 October 2019
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 1 October 2019
  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed upwards: 5%
  • Notification by: Baillie Gifford & Co and Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited
  • Denominator: 246,400,000
  • Notification details:

A) Voting rights


Previous notification

After the transaction

Holders of voting rights

# voting rights

# voting rights

% voting rights

Baillie Gifford & Co




Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited








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








C) Total A & B


# voting rights

% voting rights




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

The notification can be found here.

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