Umicore – Transparency notification by BlackRock, Inc.
In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of significant holdings, BlackRock, Inc. recently notified Umicore that it had crossed the statutory threshold of 5% for the total direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments. Summary of movements: Date of crossing of the threshold Date of notification Direct voting rights after the transaction Equivalent financial instruments after the transaction Total 25 May 202 126 May 202 14.48% 0.47% 4.95% The last notification contains the following information: Date of notification: May 26, 2021 Date of crossing of the threshold: May 25, 2021 Threshold of direct voting rights + assimilated financial instruments crossed downwards: 5% Notification by: BlackRock, Inc. Denominator: 246400000 Reason for notification : Acquisition or disposal of securities or voting rights The chain of control has been described at the end of the notification and can be found here. For more information Investor relations Saskia Dheedene +32 2 227 7221 [email protected] Eva Behaeghe +32 2 227 70 68 [email protected] Aurélie Bultynck +32 2 227 74 34 [email protected] About Umicore Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group. He focuses on application areas where his expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference. Its activities are organized into three groups of activities: Catalysis, Energy and Surface Technologies and Recycling. Each business group is divided into market-oriented business units offering materials and solutions at the cutting edge of new technological developments and essential for everyday life. Umicore generates the majority of its revenue and devotes most of its R&D efforts to clean mobility materials and recycling. Umicore’s overarching goal of creating sustainable value is based on an ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfills its mission: materials for a better life. Umicore’s industrial and commercial operations as well as R&D activities are spread around the world to better serve its global customers. The Group achieved sales (excluding metals) of 3.2 billion euros (20.7 billion euros in sales) in 2020 and currently employs 10,800 people.