Shareholders

At the end of 2020, Atlas Copco had 82 079 shareholders (81 656 at year end 2019).

The ten largest shareholders registered directly or as a group with Euroclear Sweden, the Swedish Central Securities Depository, by voting rights, accounted for 35% (34) of the voting rights and 32% (31) of the number of shares. Swedish investors held 48% (47) of the shares and represented 45% (45) of the voting rights.

10 largest shareholders

The table below shows the largest shareholders, by voting rights, registered directly or as a group with Euroclear Sweden, the Swedish Central Securities Depository.

December 31, 2020

Number of shares

A-shares

B-shares     

% of votes

% of capital

Investor AB

207 754 141

194 912 256

12 841 885

22.3

16.9

Swedbank Robur fonder

45 796 128

21 269 208

24 526 920

2.7

3.7

Alecta Pensionsförsäkring

50 184 516

16 900 516

33 284 000

2.3

4.1

Handelsbanken fonder 20 777 852 14 950 650 5 827 202 1.8 1.7

SEB  Investment Management

15 168 210

14 359 446

808 764

1.6

1.2

Folksam

14 517 171

9 369 507

5 147 664

1.1

1.2

Första AP-fonden 12 581 527 8 011 601 4 569 926 1.0 1.0

SPP Fonder AB

9 839 053

6 551 999

3 287 054

0.8

0.8

Länsförsäkringar fondförvaltning AB

6 684 635

5 327 151

1 357 484

0.6

0.5

Nordea Investment Funds

7 114 582

4 970 307

2 144 275

0.6

0.6

Others

839 195 289

542 771 455

296 423 843

65.2

68.3

Total

1 229 613 104

839 394 096

390 219 008

100.0

100.0

- of which shares held by Atlas Copco*

13 435 542

13 435 542

0

1.5

1.1

Total, net of shares held by Atlas Copco

1 216 177 562

825 958 554

390 219 008

 

 

*For updates on shares held by Atlas Copco, please visit Nasdaq’s webpage where you can find information about Atlas Copco’s repurchases of own shares and cancellation of treasury shares.

Shareholders by Country

 December 31, 2020

% of capital

Sweden

                          48   

The United States

                          25   

Great Britain

                          15   

Others

                          12   

Total

                    100.0  

Ownership structure

Number of shares

% of shareholders

% of capital

1-500

                            72.6   

                       0.6   

501-2,000

                            18.4   

                       1.3   

2,001-10,000

                               7.1   

                       2.0   

10,001-50,000

                               1.3   

                       1.8   

50,001-100,000

                               0.2   

                       0.8   

>100,000

                               0.5   

                     93.5   

Total

                          100.0    

                   100.0  

Ownership category

Ownership category, December 31, 2020

% of capital

% of votes

Shareholders domiciled abroad (legal entities and individuals)

                       52.3   

                       54.8   

Swedish financial companies

                       37.1   

                       36.4   

Swedish individuals

                         4.5   

                         3.9   

Other Swedish legal entities

                         2.2   

                         2.2

Swedish social insurance funds

                         2.6   

                         1.7   

Swedish trade organizations

                         1.0   

                         0.8   

Swedish government & muncipals

                         0.3   

                         0.2   

Total shareholders

                    100.0   

                    100.0