Ageas and BlackRock: Transparency notification

6/6/2018, 5:40 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

In accordance with the rules on financial transparency*, Blackrock has notified Ageas on 4 June 2018 that, on 1 June 2018, its shareholding stands at 4.91%.

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

Notification by
A parent undertaking or a controlling person

Persons subject to the notification requirement

BlackRock, Inc.  55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10055, U.S.A.
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. Rembrandt Tower, 17th floor, Amstelplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited 20 Anson Road #18-01, Singapore, 79912, Singapore
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.
BlackRock Advisors, LLC 100 Bellevue Parkway, Wilmington, DE, 19809, U.S.A.
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited 161 Bay Street, Suite 2500, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2S1, Canada
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG Max-Joseph-Straße 6, Munich, 80333, Germany
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited 15/F, 16/F, 17/F Citibank Tower & 17/F ICBC Tower, 3 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10055, U.S.A.
BlackRock Fund Advisors 400 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA, 94105, U.S.A.
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 400 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA, 94105, U.S.A.
BlackRock International Limited Exchange Place One, 1 Semple Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8BL, U.K.
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited Level 37, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K.
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC 1 University Square Drive, Princeton, NJ, 8540, U.S.A.
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 1-8-3 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Trust Tower Main, Tokyo, 100-8217, Japan

Date on which the threshold is crossed
1 June 2018

Threshold that is crossed (in %)
5 %

Denominator
203,022,199

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 Not linked to Linked to Not linked to
  securities the securities securities the securities
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited
BlackRock Advisors, LLC
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
BlackRock Fund Advisors
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association
BlackRock International Limited
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.
 0
30,766
11,536
1,721,488
171,265
62,535
419,217
23,142
30,905
3,192,753
2,911,494
10,594
56,624
529,988
206,912
522,588
 0
30,766
11,536
1,361,622
171,265
71,865
419,217
23,142
30,905
3,187,636
2,895,266
10,594
56,624
522,361
206,912
527,949
   0.00%
0.02%
0.01%
0.67%
0.08%
0.04%
0.21%
0.01%
0.02%
1.57%
1.43%
0.01%
0.03%
0.26%
0.10%
0.26%
 
           
  9,901,807 9,527,660   4.69%  
  TOTAL 9,527,660   4.69% 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  
 
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited Securities Lent     219,210 0.11% physical  
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited Securities Lent     75,577 0.04% physical  
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited Contract For Difference     5,570 0.00% cash  
BlackRock Advisors, LLC Contract For Difference     1,868 0.00% cash  
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association Contract For Difference     9,391 0.00% cash  
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited Contract For Difference     828 0.00% cash  
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC Contract For Difference     137,017 0.07% cash  
  TOTAL     449,461 0.22%    
Total A & B # of voting rights % of voting rights
  9,977,121 4.91%

* article 14, paragraph 1 of the law of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major holdings us provisions

 

Ageas is a listed international insurance Group with a heritage spanning 190 years. It offers Retail and Business customers Life and Non-Life insurance products designed to suit their specific needs, today and tomorrow. As one of Europe's larger insurance companies, Ageas concentrates its activities in Europe and Asia, which together make up the major part of the global insurance market. It operates successful insurance businesses in Belgium, the UK, Luxembourg, France, Portugal, Turkey, China, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, and the Philippines through a combination of wholly owned subsidiaries and long term partnerships with strong financial institutions and key distributors. Ageas ranks among the market leaders in the countries in which it operates. It represents a staff force of over 50,000 people and reported annual inflows close to EUR 34 billion in 2017 (all figures at 100%).





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