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Umicore SA (UMI.BR)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Cie Du Bois Sauvage Subscribed To The Capital Increase Of Umicore
Friday, 9 Feb 2018 

Feb 9 (Reuters) - COMPAGNIE DU BOIS SAUVAGE SA ::REG-CIE DU BOIS SAUVAGE: SUBSCRIPTION TO THE CAPITAL INCREASE OF UMICORE.‍360,000 SHARES WERE ALLOCATED TO COMPAGNIE DU BOIS SAUVAGE FOR AN AMOUNT OF EUR 14.3 MILLION​.SUBSCRIBED TO CAPITAL INCREASE OF UMICORE WHICH WAS COMPLETED THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8 2018.AS A RESULT OF THIS SUBSCRIPTION, COMPANY WILL DIRECTLY AND INDIRECTLY OWN 4,370,000 UMICORE SHARES.  Full Article

Umicore Successfully Completes 892 Million Euros Equity Placement
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::UMICORE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES € 892 MILLION EQUITY PLACEMENT.HAS PLACED 22,400,000 NEW SHARES WITH INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS AND OTHER INVESTORS.PRICE OF € 39.80 PER SHARE.NEW SHARES REPRESENT 10% OF THE NUMBER OF OUTSTANDING SHARES PRIOR TO THE TRANSACTION..CLOSING, IS EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE ON 12 FEBRUARY 2018.J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES PLC ACTED AS SOLE GLOBAL COORDINATOR AND JOINT BOOKRUNNER.DEUTSCHE BANK AG, LONDON BRANCH ACTED AS JOINT BOOKRUNNER, BNP PARIBAS FORTIS SA/NV ACTED AS JOINT LEAD MANAGER.CRÉDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT BANK, ING BELGIUM SA/NV AND KBC SECURITIES SA/NV ACTED AS CO-LEAD MANAGER.  Full Article

Books Covered On Umicore Placing -Bookrunner‍​
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA : BOOKRUNNER::BOOKS ARE COVERED ON UMICORE PLACING‍​.GROUPE BRUXELLES LAMBERT CONFIRMED IFULL SUPPORT FOR CAPITAL RAISE, INTENDS TO PLACE A SIZABLE ORDER DURING BOOKBUILD.  Full Article

Bookrunner Says Accelerated Bookbuild Offering Of 10 pct Of Existing Share Capital In Umicore
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Umicore Sa : BOOKRUNNER : :UMICORE SA: BOOKRUNNER - ACCELERATED BOOKBUILD OFFERING OF ABOUT 22.4 MILLION PRIMARY SHARES / 10% OF EXISTING SHARE CAPITAL IN UMICORE ‍​.UMICORE SA: BOOKRUNNER - J.P. MORGAN ACTING AS SOLE GLOBAL COORDINATOR AND JOINT BOOKRUNNER.UMICORE SA: BOOKRUNNER - DEUTSCHE BANK ACTING AS JOINT BOOKRUNNER.UMICORE SA: BOOKRUNNER - PROCEEDS OF THE PLACEMENT WILL BE USED TO FUND CO’S GROWTH INVESTMENTS, PARTICULARLY IN CATHODE MATERIALS.UMICORE: BOOKRUNNER-PROCEEDS TO ALLOW PURSUAL OF POTENTIAL BUYS, PARTNERSHIPS TO STRENGTHEN CLEAN MOBILITY MATERIALS AND RECYCLING OFFERING.  Full Article

Materia, Inc. Sells Catalyst Business To Umicore
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - MATERIA INC. ::MATERIA, INC. SELLS CATALYST BUSINESS TO UMICORE <<>>.MATERIA SAYS TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED IN JANUARY, 2018.  Full Article

Umicore Acquires Two Of Haldor Topsoe’s Activities
Friday, 1 Dec 2017 

Dec 1 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::ACQUIRES HALDOR TOPSOE’S HEAVY DUTY DIESEL AND STATIONARY EMISSION CONTROL CATALYST ACTIVITIES.  Full Article

Umicore‍ To Sell European Technical Materials Business To Saxonia Edelmetalle​
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::- ‍AGREEMENT CONCERNS TECHNICAL MATERIALS ACTIVITIES IN GERMANY AND ITALY​.- ‍TO SELL ITS EUROPEAN TECHNICAL MATERIALS BUSINESS TO SAXONIA EDELMETALLE​.‍CLOSING OF TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED IN Q1 OF 2018​.  Full Article

Umicore sells large area coatings activity to Vital
Friday, 20 Oct 2017 

Oct 20 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::UMICORE SELLS LARGE AREA COATINGS ACTIVITY TO VITAL.SOLD ITS INDIUM TIN OXIDE (ITO) SPUTTERING TARGET ACTIVITY FOR LARGE AREA COATINGS TO ITS JV PARTNER FIRST RARE MATERIALS‍​.COSTS RELATED TO THE TRANSACTION AND CLOSURE OF PROVIDENCE SITE ARE ANTICIPATED TO AMOUNT TO € 14 MILLION‍​.  Full Article

Umicore sees higher net debt at year-end - conf call‍​
Monday, 31 Jul 2017 

July 31 (Reuters) - UMICORE SA ::SEES HIGHER NET DEBT AT YEAR-END COMPARED TO END OF JUNE - CONFERENCE CALL‍​.  Full Article

Umicore H1 revenue from continued operations 7 pct up at 1.5 billions euros
Monday, 31 Jul 2017 

July 31 (Reuters) - Umicore SA ::EXPECTS FULL YEAR RECURRING EBIT TO BE AT THE HIGH END OF THE PREVIOUSLY GUIDED RANGE OF € 370 MILLION TO € 400 MILLION ASSUMING CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO PREVAIL.H1 RECURRING EBITDA OF € 296 MILLION (+14%) OR € 288 MILLION (+21%) EXCLUDING DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS.H1 RECURRING NET PROFIT (GROUP SHARE) OF € 134 MILLION (+20%).H1 ROCE OF 15.9% (VERSUS 14.6% IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2016).H1 RECURRING EBIT OF € 204 MILLION (+16%) OR € 195 MILLION (+26%) EXCLUDING DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS.H1 REVENUES OF € 1.5 BILLION (+7%) OR € 1.4 BILLION (+13%) EXCLUDING DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS.FULL YEAR RECURRING EBIT EXPECTED AT HIGH END OF RANGE OF € 355 MILLION TO € 385 MILLION.SAYS DECIDED TO STOP ISSUING QUARTERLY TRADING UPDATES.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Umicore picks Poland for electric vehicle battery materials plant

June 1 Belgium's Umicore said on Friday it had chosen Poland for its first plant in Europe manufacturing cathode materials for electric vehicles.