Capital and share structure

Schouw & Co.'s shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen under the code SCHO and with ISIN code DK0010253921. 

The company has 25,500,000 issued shares of DKK 10 nominal value, equal to a total share capital of DKK 255,000,000 nominal value. Each share carries one vote, and no share carries any special rights, no restrictions apply as to the transferability of the shares.

At least once a year the Board of Directors reviews the company's capital and share structure, giving priority to retaining a high equity ratio in order to ensure the necessary financial versatility. At its most recent review in December 2018, the Board of Directors found the company's capital and share structures to be appropriate and adequate relative to the company's plans and expectations.


Register of shareholders

The company's registrar is Computershare A/S, Lottenborgvej 26D, 1. sal, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.


Shareholder structure

Schouw & Co. has some 11,000 registered shareholders of whom the following shareholders at the end of 2018 are listed in the company's register of shareholders in accordance with Section 56 of the Danish Companies Act: 

Shareholder Ownership
Givesco 28.09%
Direktør Svend Hornsylds Legat 14.82%
Aktieselskabet Schouw & Co. 7.09%

At the end of 2018 the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Management of Schouw & Co. and their connected persons held a total of 108,007 and 86,000 shares, respectively, in the company.


Treasury shares

In 2018 Schouw & Co. used 110,833 treasury shares in connection with the Group's incentive scheme and acquired 387,900 treasury shares through a share buyback programme in the second half of 2018.

At the end of 2018 the company held 1,806,997 treasury shares, equal to 7.09% of the share capital.

The market value of the holding of treasury shares was DKK 877 million at 31 December 2018. The portfolio of treasury shares is recognised at DKK 0.