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Shareholders

As of 31 December 2014, 54% of Orkla’s share capital was held by foreign investors.   

The largest foreign shareholdings are in the USA with 25% and in UK with 11%. The shareholder list below is based on the Norwegian Central Securities Depository’s share register.

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

The 20 largest shareholders as of 31 December 2014:
# Shareholder Account
type
# of shares Ownership
1 CANICA AS   193,292,000 18.97 %
2 CLEARSTREAM BANKING S.A. NOM 65,361,953 6.41 %
3 FOLKETRYGDFONDET   64,610,630 6.34 %
4 TVIST 5 AS   50,050,000 4.91 %
5 STATE STREET BANK & TRUST COMPANY NOM 49,590,735 4.87 %
6 BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON NOM 35,878,027 3.52 %
7 STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST CO. NOM 25,577,006 2.51 %
8 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON SA/NV NOM 23,501,169 2.31 %
9 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON NOM 17,335,768 1.70 %
10 STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST CO. NOM 15,397,889 1.51 %
11 THE NORTHERN TRUST CO. NOM 14,465,574 1.42 %
12 GOLDMAN SACHS & CO EQUITY SEGREGAT  NOM 14,053,227 1.38 %
13 STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST CO NOM 13,880,440 1.36 %
14 STATE STREET BANK & TRUST COMPANY NOM 13,842,674 1.36 %
15 STATE STREET BANK & TRUST CO. NOM 9,491,053 0.93 %
16 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON SA/NV NOM 8,426,622 0.83 %
17 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON SA/NVT NOM 8,395,887 0.82 %
18 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON NOM 8,332,893 0.82 %
19 THE NORTHERN TRUST CO. NOM 7,511,300 0.74 %
20 KLP AKSJE NORGE INDEKS VPF   7,458,349 0.73 %

Source
Norwegian Central Securities Deopsitory (VPS)            

Total number of Orkla shares: 1,018,930,970
Nom=Nominee account (client account).

Shares owned by Orkla carry no votes.

Stein Erik Hagen and his close associates appear as CANICA 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 2014
As of 31 December 2014 Orkla had 39,542 shareholders.
Total number of Orkla shares: 1,018,930,970.
Number of outstanding shares: 1,017,098,067.

Number of shares Number of shareholders % of capital
1 - 500 16,486 0.3 %
501 - 5,000 18,856 3.2 %
5,001 - 50,000 3,588 4.4 %
50,001 - 500,000 452 6.8 %
500.001 - 2,500,000 114 11.7 %
over 2,500,000 46 73.5 %