Transparency notification of Vanguard Health Care Fund
Participation on October 28, 2014 (pursuant to Article 6 of the law of May 2, 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings).
Brussels (Belgium), 12 November 2014 – 18:30 (CET) – regulated information
Pursuant to Article 14 of the law of May 2, 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings, UCB SA/NV announces that it has received a transparency notification from Vanguard Health Care Fund (c/o The Vanguard Group 455 Devon Park Drive, Wayne, PA, 19087 USA).
Vanguard Health Care Fund has notified that it crossed the 5%-threshold following an acquisition of UCB shares with voting rights on October 28, 2014. On that day, it owned 9,741,353 UCB shares with voting rights, representing 5.01% of the total number of UCB voting rights (194,505,658).
The detailed transparency notification is available on UCB SA/NV’s website.
An updated overview of the UCB SA/NV large shareholdings is included in the corporate governance charter of UCB SA/NV, which is published on UCB SA/NV’s website.
For further information
Antje Witte, Investor Relations, UCB
T +32.2.559.9414, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alexandra Deschner, Investor Relations, UCB
T +32 2 559 9683, email@example.com
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