Umicore - Transparency notification by APG Asset Management: Acquisition of voting securities

In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings APG Asset Management has notified the FSMA and Umicore on 24 October 2016 that on 21 October 2016 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3%, holding 3.00% of Umicore's shares and voting rights.

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
Stiching Pensioenfonds ABP21/10/2016 0224,000,0000.00%
APG Asset Management NV21/10/2016 6,728,778224,000,0003.00%
TOTAL 21/10/2016 > 3.00% 6,728,778 224,000,000 3.00%

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

The chain of control has been described as follow:

Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP is the majority shareholder of APG Groep N.V. and APG Groep N.V. is the 100% shareholder of APG Asset Management N.V.  Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP is duly represented by APG Asset Management N.V.

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Source: Umicore via GlobeNewswire