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Participation Notification by Blackrock Inc.

Solvay S.A.
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Participation notification by Blackrock Inc.

Brussels, 4 november 2020, 08:30 CET - According to Belgian transparency legislation (Law of May 2, 2007), BlackRock Inc. (55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10055, U.S.A.) recently sent to Solvay the following transparency notification indicating that it crossed the threshold of 3%. Here is a summary of the move:

Date on which the threshold was crossed

Voting rights after the transaction

Equivalent financial instruments after the transaction


October 30, 2020




The latest notification, dated November 2, 2020, contains the following information:

  • Reason for the notification: acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights

  • Notified by: BlackRock Inc. (55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10055, U.S.A.)

  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: October 30, 2020

  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed: 3% downwards

  • Denominator: 105,876,416

  • Additional information: The disclosure obligation arose due to voting rights attached to shares for BlackRock, Inc. going below 3%.

Transparency notifications and the full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held is available on the Investor Relations Section of Solvay's website.