Shareholder structure very balanced
In our analysis of the shareholder structure as at December 31, 2021, around 96 % of the approximately 293.0 M outstanding Fresenius Medical Care shares were matched with their owners. Accordingly, the largest shareholder, Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, continues to hold around 94.4 M shares, corresponding to an equity holding of 32 %. In addition, we identified 13 institutional investors each with at least 1 % of the capital stock.
According to the most recent analysis, 653 institutional investors own Fresenius Medical Care shares. The largest 20 institutional investors account for approximately 57 % of the identified free float, i.e., the identified shares excluding shares held by Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA (previous year: 51 %).
As at December 31, 2021, 58 % of the institutional free float was held by investors from North America. The U.K. accounted for 13 %. The Company was able to identify 7 % of the institutional free float in Germany, 5 % in France and a further 4 % in Canada.
Number of identified shares as per shareholder structure analysis
|Number of shares||in %||in % of free float|
|Number of shares outstanding as at December 31, 2021||293.0||100||-|
|Shares in free float||198.6||68||-|
1 Figures rounded in M