Umicore - Transparency notification by BlackRock, Inc: Disposal of voting securities

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings BlackRock, Inc. has notified the FSMA and Umicore on 10 August 2017 that on 8 August 2017 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5%, holding 4.92% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
BlackRock, Inc.08/08/2017 0224,000,0000.00%
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.08/08/2017 28,236224,000,0000.01%
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited08/08/2017 13,772224,000,0000.01%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited08/08/2017 1,091,472224,000,0000.49%
BlackRock Advisors, LLC08/08/2017 1,131,464224,000,0000.51%
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited08/08/2017 86,518224,000,0000.04%
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG08/08/2017 307,502224,000,0000.14%
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited08/08/2017 1,486224,000,0000.00%
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.08/08/2017 22,858224,000,0000.01%
BlackRock Fund Advisors08/08/2017 2,458,578224,000,0001.10%
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association08/08/2017 2,719,692224,000,0001.21%
BlackRock International Limited08/08/2017 4,372224,000,0000.00%
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited08/08/2017 68,396224,000,0000.03%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited08/08/2017 2,026,123224,000,0000.90%
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC08/08/2017 828,592224,000,0000.37%
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.08/08/2017 225,689224,000,0000.10%
TOTAL 08/08/2017 < 5.00% 11,014,750 224,000,000 4.92%

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

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

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Source: Umicore via GlobeNewswire