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Shareholders

As of 31 December 2015, 54.5% of Orkla’s share capital was held by foreign investors (source: VPS).   

The largest foreign shareholdings are in the USA with 23.7% and in UK with 11.2% (source: VPS). The shareholder list below is based on the Norwegian Central Securities Depository’s share register.

The 20 largest shareholders as of 31 December 2015:

Shareholder Account
type
# of shares Ownership
CANICA AS    193,292,000 18,97 %
FOLKETRYGDFONDET        72 049 744 7,07 %
TVIST 5 AS           50 050 000 4,91 %
CLEARSTREAM BANKING S.A.  Nom      41 842 314 4,11 %
STATE STREET BANK & TRUST COMPANY  Nom       39 035 041 3,83 %
BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON  Nom       29 635 532 2,91 %
STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST CO.  Nom       24 303 879 2,39 %
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON SA/NV  Nom       19 542 256 1,92 %
STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST CO  Nom       17 810 616 1,75 %
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON  Nom       17 050 968 1,67 %
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A  Nom       15 225 310 1,49 %
GOLDMAN SACHS & CO EQUITY SEGREGAT  Nom       14 229 049 1,40 %
STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST CO.  Nom       10 105 186 0,99 %
STATE STREET BANK & TRUST CO.  Nom        9 901 717 0,97 %
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON SA/NVT  Nom        9 046 685 0,89 %
STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST COMPA.  Nom        9 014 833 0,88 %
J.P. MORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. LONDON  Nom        7 579 419 0,74 %
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON  Nom        7 383 714 0,72 %
KLP AKSJENORGE INDEKS            7 094 049 0,70 %
PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE COMP. LIMITED            6 923 765 0,68 %
Total number of shares      601 116 077 58,99 %

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 %