Transparency notification of Vanguard Health Care Fund
Participation on February 27, 2014 (pursuant to Article 6 of the law of May 2, 2007 on the disclosure of large shareholdings).
BRUSSELS (Belgium), March 6, 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, following the recent capital increase of UCB NV/SA of February 27, 2014 (see the press release of the same date for more information), it fell below the 5%-threshold.
On February 27, 2014, Vanguard Health Care Fund owned 9,345,949 UCB shares with voting rights, representing 4,96% of the total number of UCB voting rights (188,541,209).
Holders of voting rights
Notification of June 11, 2013
Notification of March 3, 2014
# of voting rights
# of voting rights
% of voting rights
Vanguard Health Care Fund
An updated overview of the UCB SA/NV large shareholdings is included in the corporate governance charter of UCB SA/NV, which will be published on UCB SA/NV’s website.
For further information
- Antje Witte, Investor Relations UCB
T +32.2.559.9414, email@example.com
- Alexandra Deschner, Investor Relations, UCB
T +32 2 559 9683, firstname.lastname@example.org
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