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In line with Belgian transparency legislation (Law of May 2, 2007), UBS Group AG recently sent to Solvay the following transparency notification indicating that they crossed the threshold of 5%. 


The notification, dated April 23, 2024, contains the following information:

  • Reason for the notification: acquisition or disposal of financial instruments that are treated as voting securities. 
  • Notified by: A parent undertaking or a controlling person
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: April 17, 2024
  • Threshold of direct voting rights crossed: 5% upwards
  • Denominator: 105,876,416 
  • Additional information: The disclosure obligation arose due to the total indirect holdings of UBS Group AG in voting rights of Solvay SA, held directly by controlled undertakings, going above 5% on 17th April 2024. This was caused by an increase in the Trading Book holdings of the aforementioned entities above 5% and therefore no longer being exempt from reporting.

Persons subject to the notification requirement: UBS Group AG (Bahnhofstrasse 45, 8001 Zürich). Transparency notifications are available on the Investor Relations Section of Solvay's website.

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