Umicore SA


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Umicore SA Annual Shareholders Meeting

Latest Developments


Umicore Expects To Grow Revenues And Earnings In 2020

Umicore FY Recurring EBITDA Up At 753 Million Euros

Umicore Completes Acquisition Of Cobalt Activities For $203 Mln


About Umicore SA

Umicore SA is a Belgium-based global materials technology group. It focuses on application areas, such as materials science, chemistry and metallurgy. Its activities are oriented around three business areas: Catalysis, Energy & Surface technologies and Recycling. Umicore generates the majority of its revenues from clean technologies, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and photovoltaics, fuel cells and recycling. Catalysis business group also produces precious metals-based compounds for use in the fine chemicals, life science and pharmaceutical industries. The materials produced by Energy & Surface technologies can be found in a number of applications used in the production and storage of clean energy, including rechargeable batteries and photovoltaics.

Contact Info

rue du Marais 31


Executive Leadership

Thomas Leysen

Non-Executive Chairman

Karel Vinck

Honorary Chairman

Marc Grynberg

Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Filip Platteeuw

Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Financial Officer

Geraldine Nolens

Member of the Executive Committee, Executive Vice President, Chief Counsel

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3.00 mean rating - 23 analysts
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SEC proposes adding more stock price information to market data feeds

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed on Friday to add more stock price information to public market data feeds and allow other firms to compete against the exchanges in running them.

U.S. securities regulator unveils legal framework for digital coin offerings

Technology trading startups may be exempted from current securities law restrictions to raise capital using digital currencies or "tokens," a top Securities and Exchange Commission official proposed on Thursday, but a transition plan would be required after three years.

UPDATE 2-Umicore key division miss overshadows 2019 profit beat

Shares in Belgian materials and recycling group Umicore fell as much as 4.7% on Friday after an earnings miss at one of its key divisions overshadowed a better-than-expected overall operating profit for 2019.

REFILE-Umicore 2019 operating profit beats expectations

Belgian materials and recycling group Umicore on Friday reported better-than-expected operating profit for 2019, boosted by the strong performance in Europe and China of its division making automotive catalytic converters.

U.S. regulator allows Bank of America to fund housing advisers

Bank of America Corp can fund agencies that advise struggling home buyers under a relaxed regulatory program unveiled in September, the U.S. consumer watchdog said on Friday.

U.S. securities regulator proposes new rules on use of derivatives in exchange traded funds

The U.S. securities regulator on Monday proposed new regulations for the use of derivatives by investment funds to introduce some safeguards for more risky products and increase competition.

French energy group Total denies interest in Umicore

French energy group Total <TOTF.PA> denied on Friday any bid interest in Belgian materials and technology group Umicore <UMI.BR>, whose shares had briefly jumped higher on speculation of takeover interest from Total.

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U.S. SEC set to vote on new regulations for proxy advisers: source

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is set to vote on Nov. 5 on a proposal for setting new limits on shareholders' ability to call for change at companies, a source familiar with the matter said.

Glencore trims guidance as copper output falls

Glencore <GLEN.L> on Friday reported a 4% drop in copper output so far this year and trimmed full-year guidance as it prepared to suspend some operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Citi pays $30 million fine to settle real-estate violations: regulator

Citibank has agreed to pay a $30 million fine to settle charges of repeated violations of real estate holding rules and for failing to meet its commitment to take corrective actions, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) said on Friday.

U.S. Treasury proposes guidance to reduce tax headaches from Libor transition

The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service proposed guidance on Tuesday to help taxpayers avoid "negative consequences" as U.S. banks switch from the tainted London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) to other benchmarks.

U.S. SEC finalizes rules to encourage public offerings, boost fund competition

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday finalized a new rule that allows all companies to privately sound out prospective investors before filing for a stock exchange listing.

U.S. consumer watchdog hires new enforcement chief, fills other vacancies

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday announced new hires at the agency, including a former state regulator to serve as new permanent chief of its enforcement office.

U.S. securities chief 'not prepared' to say if Facebook's Libra a security

The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission repeatedly refused to tell a congressional panel on Tuesday whether or not Facebook's Libra would be regulated as a security under his watch.

U.S. consumer financial complaints database to remain public, watchdog says

The top U.S. consumer watchdog will keep consumer complaints against financial firms public despite pressure from the companies, but the agency said on Wednesday it will make changes to the way those complaints are filed.

UPDATE 1-Prudential subsidiaries to pay nearly $33 mln to settle disclosure charges -SEC

Two Prudential subsidiaries have agreed to pay nearly $33 million to settle charges they failed to disclose conflicts of interest and made misleading disclosures regarding 94 insurance-dedicated mutual funds they advised, the U.S. securities regulator said on Monday.

U.S. SEC proposes added transparency for trading database

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday proposed greater transparency for self-regulatory groups managing a trading database project aimed at preventing sudden and dramatic shifts in financial markets.

U.S. banking sector second quarter profits rise 4.1% year on year to $62.6 billion

The U.S. banking sector reported $62.6 billion in profits for the second quarter of 2019, a 4.1% increase from the year-ago period, according to data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

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