May 11, 2011 at 02:30 AM EDT
Transparency declaration by Fidelity Management & Research LLC : Disposal of voting securities

Fidelity Management and Research LLC (FMR), located at 82 Devonshire street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, USA has notified the CBFA and Umicore that on 29 April 2011 it has crossed the statutory threshold of 3 %, holding 2.43 % of Umicore`s shares and voting rights.

 

name date threshold # voting rights denominator % voting rights
Fidelity Management and Research LLC 29/04/2011   2,918,308 120,000,000 2.43 %
TOTAL 29/04/2011 < 3.00 % 2,918,308 120,000,000 2.43 %


The chain of control has been described as follows:

"The holdings attributable to FMR LLC arise from holdings of various undertakings for collective investment that are managed by Fidelity Management & Research Company, Pyramis Global Advisors LLC and Pyramis Global Advisors Trust Company, each of which are entities that are subsidiaries of and controlled by FMR LLC. These undertakings for collective investment have granted FMR LLC discretionary power to vote the securities in accordance with the FMR LLC board proxy voting policy. FMR LLC is not a controlled undertaking."

The declaration can be found on:                               http://www.investorrelations.umicore.com/en/shareInformation/
shareholderStructure/Declarations/FMR_20110505.pdf


For more information

Investor Relations:

Mr Geoffroy RASKIN           +32 2 227 71 47                   geoffroy.raskin@umicore.com

Mrs Evelien GOOVAERTS    +32 2 227 78 38                   evelien.goovaerts@umicore.com




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Source: Umicore via Thomson Reuters ONE

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