Transparency notification by BlackRock, Inc.

Regulated Information

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has recently notified Umicore that it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% for the total of direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments.  

Summary of the moves:

Date on which the threshold was crossed Date of notification  Direct voting rights after the transaction Equivalent financial instruments after the transaction Total 
16 September 2021 17 September 2021 4.61% 0.36% 4.97%

The most recent notification contains the following information:

·        Date of notification: 17 September 2021

·        Date on which the threshold is crossed: 16 September 2021

·        Threshold of direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments crossed downwards: 5% 

·        Notification by: BlackRock, Inc.

·        Denominator: 246,400,000

·        Reason for notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights

The chain of control has been described at the end of the notification and can be found here.

Press release

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