Umicore is focused on application fields where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy is widely recognized.

Portfolio value 03/31/2024
Investment case

Umicore operates in industries with high barriers to entry:

  • Automotive (electric vehicles, battery recycling, catalysts for combustion engines)
  • Precious metals’ recycling

These industries are underpinned by favorable long-term trends:

  • Mobility transformation and vehicle electrification
  • Global focus on improving air quality and more stringent emission controls
  • Resource scarcity and battery recycling

Within these fields, Umicore is a world leader, leveraging the following key strengths:

  • Solid know-how with pioneering technologies and world-class processes
  • High-quality and increasingly diversified global production footprint
  • Recognized ESG-leadership, including responsible sourcing of precious metals
  • Audit Committee 1/4*
  • Board of Directors 2/9*
  • Remuneration and Nomination Committee 1/5*