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Transparency notification FMR LLC.

  • Notification referring to situation on 27 January 2022
  • Threshold crossed: 5%
  • Latest holding: 4.98% 

Brussels (Belgium), 2 February 2022 – 20:00 (CET) – regulated information

1.  Summary of the notification

Pursuant to Article 14 of the law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings, UCB SA/NV announces that it has received a transparency notification from FMR LLC. (having its registered office at 245 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02210, U.S.A.), on 31 January 2022. 

FMR LLC., has notified that, following a disposal of UCB shares with voting rights by its affiliates, its shareholding in UCB SA has decreased and it has crossed downwards the 5% threshold, on 27 January 2022.

On 27 January 2022, FMR LLC. (taking into account the holding of its affiliates) owned 9 690 661 UCB shares with voting rights, representing 4.98% of the total number of shares issued by the company (194 505 658),  versus 5% (9 728 407 UCB shares) in the previous notification.

2.  Content of the notification

  • 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

  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 27 January 2022. 
  • Threshold crossed (in %): 5%.
  • Denominator: 194 505 658.
  • Notified details:


  • Chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held:

3.  Further information 

This press release and the detailed transparency notification are available on UCB SA/NV’s website via the following link.

An updated overview of the UCB SA/NV large shareholdings will be available on UCB SA/NV’s website via the following link.

For further information, UCB:

Investor Relations
Antje Witte          
Investor Relations, UCB
T +32.2.559.94.14 antje.witte@ucb.com

Corporate Communications
Laurent Schots 
Media Relations, UCB  
T+32.2.559.92.64  Laurent.schots@ucb.com 

About UCB
UCB, Brussels, Belgium (www.ucb.com) is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines and solutions to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases of the immune system or of the central nervous system. With approximately 8 400 people in nearly 40 countries, the company generated revenue of € 5.3 billion in 2020. UCB is listed on Euronext Brussels (symbol: UCB). Follow us on Twitter: @UCB_news

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