Shareholders


At the end 2014, Atlas Copco had 70 914 shareholders (72 009 at year-end 2013). The ten largest shareholders registered directly or as a group with Euroclear Sweden, the Swedish Central Securities Depository, by voting rights, accounted for 35% (36) of the voting rights and 33% (34) of the number of shares. Swedish investors held 52% (53) of the shares and represented 50 (52) 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. 
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 Number of 
shares
A-shares
B-shares
% of 
votes
% of 
capital
Investor AB206 895 611194 803 72612 091 88522.3%16.8%
Swedbank Robur fonder60 194 88130 238 11729 956 7643.8%4.9%
Alecta Pensionsförsäkring49 095 00028 207 00020 888 0003.4%4.0%
SEB Investment Management13 322 41011 725 1971 597 2131.4%1.1%
Fjärde AP-fonden14 738 6297 651 4897 087 1401.0%1.2%
AMF - Försäkring och fonder30 690 5844 482 28126 208 3030.8%2.5%
Folksam10 472 4496 699 3453 773 1040.8%0.9%
Första AP-fonden11 184 4166 187 3804 997 0360.8%0.9%
SPP fonder AB7 378 7225 162 4412 216 2810.6%0.6%
Nordea Investment Funds7 298 9464 294 0543 004 8920.5%0.6%
Others818 341 456539 943 066278 398 39064.6%66.6%
Total1 229 613 104839 394 096390 219 008100.0%100.0%
- whereof shares held by
Atlas Copco*
11 613 08611 111 707501 3791.3%0.9%
Total, net of shares held by
Atlas Copco
1 218 000 018828 282 389389 717 629  
*For daily updates on shares held by Atlas Copco, see Share repurchases


Ownership by Country

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 % of votes% of capital
Sweden50.352.2
The United States23.421.9
Great Britain14.314.3
Others12.111.6
Total100.0100.0


Ownership structure

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Number of shares% of shareholders% of capital
1-50059.60.6
501-2,00026.01.6
2,001-10,00011.12.7
10,001-50,0002.22.7
50,001-100,0000.31.3
>100,0000.891.1
Total100.0100.0


Ownership categories

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Ownership category% of capital% of votes
Financial companies38.939.0
Social insurance funds2.01.6
Government0.30.2
Municipal sector0.00.0
Trade organizations1.41.1
Other Swedish legal entities4.13.4
Shareholders domiciled abroad (legal entities and individuals)47.849.7
Swedish individuals5.55.0
Total shareholders100.0100.0