Transparency declaration by FMR LLC

Regulated information published in view of the transparency directive
Ieper, Belgium – 5 February 2018, 5.45 pm CET

On Thursday, 1 February 2018, Melexis received a transparency declaration from FMR LLC according to the stipulations of the Law of 2 May 2007. The declaration is related to the actualization of the notification of 11 October 2016. The reason of notification is the threshold crossing of one of the subsidiaries of FMR LLC.

The declaration dated 1 February 2018 contains following information:

  • Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting securities or voting rights; downward crossing of the lowest threshold
  • Notification by: a parent undertaking or a controlling person
  • Persons subject to the notification requirement: FMR LLC, The Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19801, USA
  • Date on which the threshold is crossed: 30 January 2018
  • Threshold that is crossed: 5%
  • Denominator: 40,400,000
  • Notified details:
A) Voting rights   Previous notification  After the transaction
   # of voting rights  # of voting rights  % of voting rights
Holders of voting rights   Linked to securities Not linked to securities Linked to securities Not linked to securities
FMR LLC 0        
FMR Co. Inc 2,983,500        
Fidelity Management & Research (Hong Kong) Limited 4,140        
Total 2,987,640        
  • Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the holding is effectively held:
    The holdings attributable to FMR LLC arise from holdings of various undertakings for collective investment that are managed by FMR Co. which is an entity that is a subsidiary of and controlled by FMR LLC. These undertakings for collective investment have granted FMC LLC discretionary power to vote the securities in accordance with the FMR LLC board proxy voting policy. FMR LLC is not a controlled undertaking.
  • The declaration can be found on the Melexis website through this link


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