Transparency notification by Schroders, plc: Acquisition of voting securities

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings Schroders , plc has notified the FSMA and Umicore on 3 October 2017 that on 29 September 2017 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3%, holding 3.01% of Umicore 's shares and voting rights.

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
Schroders plc29/09/2017 0224,000,0000.00%
Schroder & Co. Limited29/09/2017 14,586224,000,0000.01%
Schroder Investment Management Limited29/09/2017 6,190,734224,000,0002.76%
Schroder Investment Management Australia Limited29/09/2017 1,318224,000,0000.00%
Schroder Investment Management  (Hong Kong) Limited29/09/2017 112,490224,000,0000.05%
Schroder Investment Management North America Limited29/09/2017 345,334224,000,0000.15%
Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG29/09/2017 83,000224,000,0000.04%
Total 29/09/2017 >3% 6,747,462 224,000,000 3.01%

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

The chain of control is described at the end of the declaration.

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Source: Umicore via GlobeNewswire