Shareholders Shareholder Structure

Shareholder Structure

As of December 31, 2015, 112,938 shareholders were listed in our share register.

Distribution of Group Shares in Share Register

  2015 2014
Number of Shareholders % Number of shares % Number of Shareholders % Number of shares %
Distribution of Group shares

Swiss

99,598
88 115,974,393
6 104,750
88 103,656,285
6

Foreign

9,671
9 14,923,225
1 10,184
9 13,024,837
1

Private investors

109,269 97 130,897,618
7 114,934
97 116,681,122
7

Swiss

3,160
3 208,903,959
11 3,332
3 156,025,204
10

Foreign1

509
0 805,975,412
41 493
0 709,185,750
44
Institutional investors 3,669
3 1,014,879,371
52 3,825
3 865,210,954
54
Shares registered in share register 112,938
100 1,145,776,989
59 118,759
100 981,892,076
61

of which Switzerland

102,758
91 324,878,352
17 108,082
91 259,681,489
16

of which Europe

9,169
8 552,781,065
28 9,664
8 494,318,812
31

of which US1

173
0 244,415,078
121 151
0 205,229,688
13

of which Other

838
1 23,702,494
1 862
1 22,662,087
1
Shares not registered in share register - - 811,602,255
41 - - 625,276,871
39
Total shares issued - - 1,957,379,244
100 - - 1,607,168,947
100

1 Includes shares issued in the form of ADS. 

Distribution of Institutional Investors in Share Register by Industry

  2015 2014
Number of shareholders % Number of shares % Number of shareholders % Number of shares %
Institutional investors by industry
Banks 25 0 1,547,448
0 28 0 1,560,911
0
Insurance companies 93 0 10,273,200
1 100 0 7,475,049
0
Pension funds 568 1 46,680,254
2 602 1 39,265,226
2
Investment trusts 399 0 161,850,174
8 353 0 119,401,124
7
Other trusts 646 1 6,883,152
0 671 1 5,920,253
0
Governmental institutions 34 0 636,040
0 32 0 7,176,248
0
Other1 1,755 2 121,339,051
6 1,880 2 103,333,438
6
Direct entries 3,520 3 349,209,319
18 3,666 3 284,132,249
18
Fiduciary holdings 149 0 665,670,052
34 159 0 581,078,705
36
Total institutional investors 3,669 3 1,014,879,371
52 3,825 3 865,210,954
54

Rounding differences may occur.
1 Includes various other institutional investors for which a breakdown by industry type was not available.