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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.

The 20 largest shareholders as of 23 April 2015:
# hareholder Account
type
# of shares Ownership
1 CANICA AS   193,292,000 18.97 %
2 FOLKETRYGDFONDET   73,665,630 7.23 %
3 CLEARSTREAM BANKING S.A. NOM 53,983,736 5.30 %
4 TVIST 5 AS   50,050,000 4.91 %
5 STATE STREET BANK &  S/A NOM 47,387,561 4.65 %
6 THE BANK OF NEW YORK BNYM  NOM 44,232,491 4.34 %
7 BANK OF NEW YORK MEL NOM 35,069,047 3.44 %
8 SKANDINAVISKA ENSKIL  (PUBL)   32,409,276 3.18 %
9 THE BANK OF NEW YORK BNYM  NOM 23,485,468 2.30 %
10 THE NORTHERN TRUST  NOM 14,538,388 1.43 %
11 STATE STREET BANK AN  NOM 14,263,176 1.40 %
12 STATE STREET BANK &  S/A NOM 12,226,535 1.20 %
13 ABBEY NATIONAL TREAS  PLC.    11,550,000 1.13 %
14 STATE STREET BANK AN  A/C NOM 10,499,006 1.03 %
15 COMMERZBANK AG   9,992,276 0.98 %
16 SOCIETE GENERALE SS  S/A NOM 8,000,000 0.79 %
17 ROYAL BANK OF CANADA   7,500,000 0.74 %
18 STATE STREET BANK AN NOM 7,287,525 0.72 %
19 THE BANK OF NEW YORK BNY NOM 7,285,381 0.72 %
20 KLP AKSJE NORGE INDE   7,267,886 0.71 %

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.

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 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 %