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Shareholders

As of 31 December 2016, 51.9% of Orkla’s share capital was held by foreign investors (source: VPS).   

The largest foreign shareholdings are in the USA with 21.7% and in UK with 10.1% (source: VPS). The shareholder list below is based on the Norwegian Central Securities Depository’s share register.

The 20 largest shareholders as of 31 March 2017:

  Name Account type Holding Percentage
1 CANICA AS     193 292 000 18,97
2 FOLKETRYGDFONDET     84 428 909 8,29
3 TVIST 5 AS     50 050 000 4,91
4 State Street Bank an  S/A SSB CLIENT OMNI NOM 41 976 460 4,12
5 State Street Bank an  A/C CLIENT OMNIBUS F NOM 35 908 795 3,52
6 CLEARSTREAM BANKING   NOM 23 418 242 2,30
7 The Bank of New York  BNYM SA/NV - TREATY NOM 18 520 297 1,82
8 State Street Bank an  A/C WEST NON-TREATY NOM 17 729 297 1,74
9 The Bank of New York  S/A ADR DEPARTMENT NOM 16 850 511 1,65
10 Goldman, Sachs & Co.  GOLDMAN SACHS & CO - NOM 12 275 006 1,20
11 State Street Bank an  SSBTC A/C UK LO. BR. NOM 9 905 964 0,97
12 JPMorgan Chase Bank,  A/C VANGUARD BBH LEN NOM 9 489 381 0,93
13 The Bank of New York  BNYM SA/NV - BNY BRU NOM 9 325 331 0,92
14 State Street Bank an  A/C CLIENT FUND NUMB NOM 9 279 086 0,91
15 State Street Bank an  A/C CLIENT OMNIBUS D NOM 9 117 807 0,89
16 JPMorgan Chase Bank,  NORDEA TREATY ACCOUN NOM 8 914 525 0,87
17 PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE  HSBC Bank Plc   8 170 201 0,80
18 KLP AKSJENORGE INDEK     7 656 391 0,75
19 VARMA MUTUAL PENSION  COMPANY   7 000 000 0,69
20 Euroclear Bank S.A./  25% CLIENTS NOM 6 130 158 0,60

Total number of Orkla shares: 1,018,930,970

Source:
Norwegian Central Securities Deopsitory (VPS)            

Nom=Nominee account (client account).

Shares owned by Orkla carry no votes.

Identification of shareholders registered on nominee accounts is carried through every quarter, and may be read here:  Latest shareholder analysis (PDF). 

Stein Erik Hagen and his close associates appear as Canica AS Group in the table and consists of the following companies: Canica AS, Tvist 5 AS, Canica Investor AS and Stein Erik Hagen AS.

Figures per 31 December 2015
As of 31 December 2015 Orkla had 38,853 shareholders.
Total number of Orkla shares: 1,018,930,970.
Number of outstanding shares: 1,017,990,670.

Number of shares Number of shareholders % of capital
1 - 500 16,615 0.3 %
501 - 5,000 18,282 3.0 %
5,001 - 50,000 3,319 4.1 %
50,001 - 500,000 608 28.4 %
500.001 - 2,500,000 23 22.3 %
over 2,500,000 6 41.8 %