Shareholders Shareholder Structure

Shareholder Structure

As of December 31, 2016, 118,019 shareholders were listed in our share register.

Distribution of Group Shares in Share Register

  2016 2015
Number of Shareholders % Number of shares % Number of Shareholders % Number of shares %
Distribution of Group shares
Private investors 114,541 97 165,821,864 8 109,269 97 130,897,618 7

of which Switzerland

104,367 88 146,980,705 7 99,598 88 115,974,393 6

of which foreign

10,174
9 18,841,159
1 9,671
9 14,923,225
1

Institutional investors

3,478 3 1,105,973,725
53 3,669
3 1,014,879,371
52

of which Switzerland

3,040
3 232,035,476
11 3,160
3 208,903,959
11

of which foreign 1

438
0 873,938,249
42 509
0 805,975,412
41
Shares registered in share register 118,019
100 1,271,795,589
61 112,938
100 1,145,776,989
59

of which Switzerland

107,407
91 379,016,181
18 102,758
91 324,878,352
17

of which Europe

9,595
8 586,277,229
28 9,169
8 552,781,065
28

of which US 1

148
0 290,750,194
14 173
0 244,415,078
12

of which other

869
1 15,751,985
1 838
1 23,702,494
1
Shares not registered in share register - - 818,101,789
39 - - 811,602,255
41
Total shares issued - - 2,089,897,378
100 - - 1,957,379,244
100

1 Includes shares issued in the form of ADS. 

Distribution of Institutional Investors in Share Register by Industry

  2016 2015
Number of shareholders % Number of shares % Number of shareholders % Number of shares %
Institutional investors by industry
Banks 20 0 1,255,503
0 25 0 1,547,448
0
Insurance companies 84 0 11,728,261
1 93 0 10,273,200
1
Pension funds 520 0 56,358,187
3 568 1 46,680,254
2
Investment trusts 360 0 164,705,849
8 399 0 161,850,174
8
Other trusts 579 0 8,320,368
0 646 1 6,883,152
0
Governmental institutions 25 0 604,300
0 34 0 636,040
0
Other 1 1,761 1 130,483,026
6 1,755 2 121,339,051
6
Direct entries 3,349 3 373,455,494
18 3,520 3 349,209,319
18
Fiduciary holdings 129 0 732,518,231
35 149 0 665,670,052
34
Total institutional investors 3,478 3 1,105,973,725
53 3,669 3 1,014,879,371
52

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