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Transparency notification by Norges Bank

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Transparency notification by Norges Bank

Transparency notification by Norges Bank

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings Norges Bank has notified Umicore on 29 April 2022 that on 25 April 2022 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 5% upwards for direct voting rights. In total (direct voting rights + equivalent financial instruments) Norges Bank holds 5.15% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

Summary of the moves:

Date on which the threshold was crossedDate of notification Direct voting rights after the transactionEquivalent financial instruments after the transactionTotal
25 April 202229 April 20225.06%0.09%5.15%

Notification details:

  • Date of notification: 29 April 2022
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 25 April 2022
  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed upwards: 5%
  • Notification by: Norges Bank
  • Denominator: 246,400,000
  • Notification details:

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

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About Umicore

Umicore  is  a  global  materials  technology  and  recycling  group.  It  focuses  on  application  areas  where  its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference. Its activities are organised in three business groups: Catalysis, Energy & Surface Technologies and Recycling. Each business group is divided into market-focused business units offering materials and solutions that are at the cutting edge of new technological developments and essential to everyday life.

Umicore generates the majority of its revenues and dedicates most of its R&D efforts to clean mobility materials and  recycling.  Umicore’s overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on an ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life.

Umicore’s industrial and commercial operations as well as R&D activities are located across the world to best serve its global customer base. The Group generated revenues (excluding metal) of € 4.0 billion (turnover of € 24.1 billion) and employed 11,050 people in 2021.