BRUSSELS, Wednesday January 14, 18h00 CET -In accordance with the financial transparency rules and legislation, Prudential plc. has notified Solvay that on January 7, 2015 the total participation of its various affiliates has fallen below the threshold of 3% of the shares issued by Solvay S.A.As an international chemical group, SOLVAY assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. Solvay generates 90% of its net sales in activities where it is among the world's top three players. It serves many markets, varying from energy and the environment to automotive and aeronautics or electricity and electronics, with one goal: to raise the performance of its clients and improve society's quality of life. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,400 people in 56 countries and generated 9.9 billion euros in net sales in 2013. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on EURONEXT Brussels and EURONEXT Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB:BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR).