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Nyrstar: Publication of a transparency notification (Article 14, first paragraph, of the Belgian Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of major shareholdings)

Nyrstar
·5-min read

Regulated Information

Publication of a transparency notification
(Article 14, first paragraph, of the Belgian Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of major shareholdings)

13 November 2020 at 18.00 CET

Summary of the notification

Nyrstar NV (“Nyrstar” or the “Company”) hereby discloses, in accordance with article 14, first paragraph of the Law of 2 May 2007, that, on 10 November 2020, it has received a transparency notification from Kris Vansanten, Kris Vansanten BV, Quanteus Group BV, an unnamed physical person, E3V & Partners BV, another unnamed physical person, Etimar BV, two further unnamed physical persons, Galina maatschap and twenty-six further unnamed physical persons in accordance with articles 6 and 18 of the Law of 2 May 2007.

In their notification, Kris Vansanten, Kris Vansanten BV, Quanteus Group BV, an unnamed physical person, E3V & Partners BV, another unnamed physical person, Etimar BV, two further unnamed physical persons, Galina maatschap and twenty-six further unnamed physical persons report that, pursuant to the acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights, on 4 November 2020, Kris Vansanten, Kris Vansanten BV, Quanteus Group BV, an unnamed physical person, E3V & Partners BV, another unnamed physical person, Etimar BV, two further unnamed physical persons, Galina maatschap and twenty-six further unnamed physical persons hold 13.77% of the voting rights of Nyrstar. Kris Vansanten, Kris Vansanten BV and Quanteus Group BV hold, pursuant to the acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights, 7.83% of the voting rights of Nyrstar and have thereby individually crossed the 7.5% threshold.

Content of the notification

The notification dated 10 November 2020 contains the following information:

Reason for the notification
Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights

Notification by
Persons acting in concert

Persons subject to the notification requirement
Kris Vansanten
Kris Vansanten BV
Quanteus Group BV
Physical person
E3V & Partners BV
Physical person
Etimar BV
Physical person
Physical person
Galina maatschap
26 physical persons

Date on which the threshold is crossed
04/11/2020

Threshold that is crossed (in %)
7.5

Denominator
109,873,001

Notified details

A) Voting rights

Previous notification

After the transaction

# of voting rights

# of voting rights

% of voting rights

Holders of voting rights

Linked to securities

Not linked to the securities

Linked to securities

Not linked to the securities

Kris Vansanten

2,700,570

3,500,000

3.19%

Kris Vansanten BV

500,000

500,000

0.46%

Quanteus Group BV

4,100,000

4,599,000

4.19%

Subtotal

7,300,570

8,599,000

7.83%

Physical person

755,155

1,285,155

1.17%

E3V & Partners BV

744,845

821,845

0.75%

Subtotal

1,500,000

2,107,000

1.92%

Physical person

0

0

0.00%

Etimar BV (before “Etienne Schouppe BV”)

110,000

110,000

0.10%

Subtotal

110,000

110,000

0.10%

Physical person

26,000

26,000

0.02%

Physical person

31,000

31,000

0.03%

Galina maatschap

48,000

48,000

0.04%

Subtotal

105,000

105,000

0.10%

Physical person

61,000

61,000

0.06%

Physical person

720,000

720,000

0.66%

Physical person

40

40

0.00%

Physical person

1,784

1,784

0.00%

Physical person

3,590

3,590

0.00%

Physical person

2,112

2,112

0.00%

Physical person

62,000

100,000

0.09%

Physical person

60,000

60,000

0.05%

Physical person

100,000

100,000

0.09%

Physical person

11,086

11,086

0.01%

Physical person

100,000

100,000

0.09%

Physical person

105,000

105,000

0.10%

Physical person

94,879

94,879

0.09%

Physical person

2,622

2,622

0.00%

Physical person

100,000

100,000

0.09%

Physical person

712,028

712,028

0.65%

Physical person

100,000

100,000

0.09%

Physical person

700,000

750,000

0.68%

Physical person

7,133

0.01%

Physical person

574,409

0.52%

Physical person

25,911

0.02%

Physical person

105,000

0.10%

Physical person

106,100

0.10%

Physical person

248,000

0.23%

Physical person

37,726

0.03%

Physical person

25,300

0.02%

Physical person

57,556

0.05%

Subtotal

2,936,141

4,211,276

3,83%

TOTAL

15,132,276

0

13,77%

0.00%


B) Equivalent financial instruments

After the transaction

Holders of equivalent
financial instruments

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise period or date

# of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised

% of voting rights

Settlement

TOTAL

0

0

TOTAL (A & B)

# of voting rights

% of voting rights

15,132,276

13.77%

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held, if applicable
Kris Vansanten controls for 90% Kris Vansanten bv and for 75% Quanteus Group BV
Physical person controls E3V & Partners BV
Physical person controls Etimar BV – (former “Etienne Schouppe BV”)
Two physical persons control Galina maatschap

Additional information
N/A

Miscellaneous
This press release can be consulted on the website of Nyrstar via https://www.nyrstar.be/en/media/regulatory-releases.

The notifications can be consulted on the website of Nyrstar via https://www.nyrstar.be/en/investors/share-and-bondholder-information/shareholder-structure

Contact person for questions on the transparency press release, the notification and the shareholder structure of the Company: Company Secretary, company.secretary@nyrstar.com.

About Nyrstar
The Company is incorporated in Belgium and, following completion of the recapitalisation/restructuring has a 2% shareholding in the Nyrstar group. The Company is listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR. For further information please visit the Nyrstar website: www.nyrstar.be

For further information contact:

Anthony Simms - Head of External Affairs & Legal M: +41 79 722 2152 anthony.simms@nyrstar.com

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