Shareholder structure very balanced
In our analysis of the shareholder structure as at December 31, 2020, we matched around 92 % of the approximately 292.9 M outstanding Fresenius Medical Care shares with their owners. Accordingly, our 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 eleven institutional investors with at least 1 % of our capital stock.
According to our most recent analysis, 736 institutional investors hold Fresenius Medical Care shares. The largest 20 account for approximately 51 % of the identified free float, i.e. the identified shares excluding shares held by Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA (previous year: 48 %).
As at December 31, 2020, 41 % of the institutional free float was held by investors from the United States. Great Britain accounted for 21 %. We were able to identify 8 % of the free float of institutional investors in Germany and a further 7 % in France.
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, 2020||292.9||100||-|
|Shares in free float||198.5||68||-|