Shareholders

At the end of 2021, Atlas Copco had 87 923 shareholders (82 079 at year end 2020).

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 capital. Swedish investors held 47% (48) of the capital and represented 44% (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, 2021

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

43 345 350

17 922 596

25 422 754

2.3

3.5

Alecta Pensionsförsäkring

47 984 516

14 629 655

33 354 861

2.1

3.9

Handelsbanken fonder 21 903 520 15 179 659 6 723 861 1.8 1.8

SEB  Investment Management

14 757 179

14 070 497

686 682

1.6

1.2

Folksam

11 628 584

7 949 183

3 679 401

1.0

1.0

SPP Fonder AB

9 678 828

6 531 450

3 147 378

0.8

0.8

Avanza Fonder 7 931 635 5 414 522 2 517 113 0.7 0.7

Länsförsäkringar fondförvaltning AB

6 500 832

4 990 743

1 510 089

0.6

0.5

Nordea Investment Funds

5 415 198

3 583 363

1 831 835

0.4

0.4

Others

852 713 321

554 210 172

298 503 149

66.4

69.3

Total

1 229 613 104

839 394 096

390 219 008

100.0

100.0

- of which shares held by Atlas Copco*

11 422 736

11 422 736

0

1.3

0.9

Total, net of shares held by Atlas Copco

1 218 190 368

827 971 360

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, 2021

% of capital

Sweden

                           47   

The United States

                           31   

Great Britain

                            8   

Others

                           14   

Total

                         100

Ownership structure

Number of shares

% of shareholders

% of capital

1-500

                            75.2   

                       0.6   

501-2 000

                            16.8   

                       1.3   

2 001-10 000

                               6.3   

                       1.9   

10 001-50 000

                               1.1   

                       1.6   

50 001-100 000

                               0.2   

                       0.8   

>100 000

                               0.4   

                     93.8   

 

                          100.0    

                   100.0  

Ownership category

Ownership category, December 31, 2021

% of capital

% of votes

Shareholders domiciled abroad (legal entities and individuals)

                       53.1   

                       55.7   

Swedish financial companies

                       37.0   

                       36.0   

Swedish individuals

                         4.3   

                         3.8   

Other Swedish legal entities

                         1.8   

                         1.9

Swedish social insurance funds

                         2.6   

                         1.7   

Swedish trade organizations

                         0.9   

                         0.8   

Swedish government & muncipals

                         0.3   

                         0.2   

Total shareholders

                    100.0   

                    100.0