Umicore - Transparency notification by Groupe Bruxelles Lambert S.A.

Brussels, BELGIUM


In accordance with article 14, § 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings Groupe Bruxelles Lambert S.A. has recently notified Umicore of a reorganization of the shareholding within the Frere-Bourgeois group.

Summary of shareholding:

Date of notificationDirect voting rights after the transactionEquivalent financial instruments after the transactionTotal
22 April 202117.74%0.55%18.29%

The most recent notification contains the following information:

  • Date of notification: 22 April 2021
  • Notification by: Groupe Bruxelles Lambert S.A.
  • Denominator: 246,400,000
  • Reason for notification: Acquisition or disposal of control of a company which has a shareholding in Umicore

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


For more information

Investor Relations

Saskia Dheedene +32 2 227 7221                                 saskia.dheedene@umicore.com

Eva Behaeghe +32 2 227 70 68                                      eva.behaeghe@umicore.com

Aurélie Bultynck +32 2 227 74 34                                   aurelie.bultynck@umicore.com

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 € 3.2 billion (turnover of € 20.7 billion) in 2020 and currently employs 10,800 people.