Shareholder structure very balanced
In our analysis of the shareholder structure as at December 31, 2022, around 95 % of the approximately 293.4 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 14 institutional investors each with at least 1 % of the capital stock.
According to the most recent analysis, 603 institutional investors own Fresenius Medical Care shares. The largest 20 institutional investors account for approximately 64 % of the identified free float, i.e., the identified shares excluding shares held by Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA (previous year: 57 %).
As at December 31, 2022, 66 % of the institutional free float was held by investors from North America. The U.K. accounted for 9 %. The Company was able to identify 5 % of the institutional free float in Germany, 4 % 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, 2022||293.4||100||-|
|Shares in free float||199.0||68||-|
Geographical distribution of identified shares1
1 Figures rounded in M