Shareholders Shareholder Structure

Shareholder Structure

As of December 31, 2017, 112,139 shareholders were registered in our share register.

Distribution of Group Shares

  2017 2016
Number of Shareholders % Number of shares % Number of Shareholders % Number of shares %
Distribution of Group shares
Private investors 108,856
97 178,205,123
7 114,541
97 165,821,864
8

of which Switzerland

99,164
88
157,977,712
6
104,367 88 146,980,705 7

of which foreign

9,692
9 20,227,411
1 10,174 9 18,841,159 1

Institutional investors

3,283
3
1,266,696,202
50
3,478 3 1,105,973,725
53

of which Switzerland

2,827
3 290,518,357
11
3,040 3 232,035,476 11

of which foreign 1

456
0 976,177,845
38 438 0 873,938,249 42
Shares registered in share register 112,139
100 1,444,901,325
57 118,019 100 1,271,795,589 61

of which Switzerland

101,991
91 448,496,069
18
107,407 91 379,016,181
18

of which Europe

9,175
8 610,345,374
24 9,595
8 586,277,229
28

of which US 1

162 0 362,822,676
14
148
0 290,750,194
14

of which other

811
1 23,237,206
1 869
1 15,751,985
1
Shares not registered in share register - - 1,111,110,395
43 - - 818,101,789
39
Total shares issued - - 2,556,011,720
100 - - 2,089,897,378
100

1 Includes shares issued in the form of ADS. 

Distribution of Institutional Investors in Share Register by Industry

  2017 2016
Number of shareholders % Number of shares % Number of shareholders % Number of shares %
Institutional investors by industry
Banks 20 1 795,084 0 20
1 1,255,503
0
Insurance companies 77 2 16,310,918 1 84
2 11,728,261
1
Pension funds 449 14 60,280,116 5 520
15 56,358,187
5
Investment trusts 391
12 233,752,140
18 360 10 164,705,849 18
Other trusts 552
17 9,160,647
1 579 17 8,320,368 1
Governmental institutions 23 1 648,134
0 25 1 604,300 0
Other 1 1,657
50 161,226,970
13 1,761
51 130,483,026
12
Direct entries 3,169
97 482,174,009
38 3,349 96 373,455,494
34
Fiduciary holdings 114 3 784,522,193
62 129 4 732,518,231
66
Total institutional investors 3,283
100 1,266,696,202
100 3,478
100 1,105,973,725
100

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