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Umicore: Transparency notification by Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA

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Umicore: Transparency notification by Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA

Transparency notification by Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA (GBL SA) has recently notified Umicore of a change in the chain of control of the shareholding following the dissolution of a foundation. Total direct voting rights of GBL in Umicore remained above the 15% threshold.


Date of notificationDirect voting rights after the transactionEquivalent financial instruments after the transactionTotal
March 20th, 202315.93%0.56%16.49%

The most recent notification contains the following information:

  • Date of notification: March 20th 2023
  • Notification by: Groupe Bruxelles Lambert SA
  • Denominator: 246,400,000
  • Reason for notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights
  • 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 the circular materials technology 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 € 4.2 billion (turnover of € 25.4 billion) in 2022 and currently employs more than 11,000 people.