Shareholders

At the end of 2019, Atlas Copco had 81 656 shareholders (87 009 at year end 2018).
The ten largest shareholders registered directly or as a group with Euroclear Sweden, the Swedish Central Securities Depository, by voting rights, accounted for 34% (35) of the voting rights and 31% (32) of the number of shares. Swedish investors held 47% (51) of the shares and represented 45% (48) 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, 2019

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

52 740 148

27 121 968

25 618 180

3.4

4.3

Alecta Pensionsförsäkring

54 069 536

20 535 536

33 534 000

2.7

4.4

SEB  Investment Management

14 035 431

13 077 061

958 370

1.5

1.1

Folksam

13 766 853

8 822 105

4 944 748

1.1

1.1

SPP Fonder AB

9 427 916

6 135 863

3 292 053

0.7

0.8

Länsförsäkringar fondförvaltning AB

6 365 502

4 782 194

1 583 308

0.6

0.5

Handelsbanken fonder

9 491 477

4 431 569

5 059 908

0.6

0.8

Fjärde AP-fonden

12 166 915

3 778 481

8 388 434

0.5

1.0

Nordea Investment Funds

6 142 289

4 314 274

1 828 015

0.5

0.5

Others

843 652 896

551 482 789

292 170 107

66.1

68.6

Total

1 229 613 104

839 394 096

390 219 008

100.0

100.0

-whereof shares held by Atlas Copco*

12 650 635

12 641 736

8 899

1.4

1.0

Total, net of shares held by Atlas Copco

1 217 046 264

826 836 155

390 210 109

 

 
*For daily updates on shares held by Atlas Copco, see Share repurchases

Shareholders by Country

 December 31, 2019

% of capital

Sweden

                          47   

The United States

                          27   

Great Britain

                          11   

Others

                          15   

Total

                    100.0  

Ownership structure

Number of shares

% of shareholders

% of capital

1-500

                            71.0   

                       0.6   

501-2,000

                            19.3   

                       1.4   

2,001-10,000

                               7.6   

                       2.1   

10,001-50,000

                               1.3   

                       1.9   

50,001-100,000

                               0.2   

                       1.0   

>100,000

                               0.6   

                     93.1   

Total

                          100.0    

                   100.0  

Ownership category

Ownership category, December 31, 2019

% of capital

% of votes

Shareholders domiciled abroad (legal entities and individuals)

                       52.6   

                       54.7   

Swedish financial companies

                       37.3   

                       37.1   

Swedish individuals

                         4.7   

                         4.1   

Other Swedish legal entities

                         2.2   

                         2.0

Swedish social insurance funds

                         2.0   

                         1.2   

Swedish trade organizations

                         1.0   

                         0.9   

Swedish government & muncipals

                         0.2   

                         0.1   

Total shareholders

                    100.0   

                    100.0