Shareholders


At the end of the second quarter of 2014, Atlas Copco had 72 009 shareholders (72 738 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 36% (35) of the voting rights and 34% (34) of the number of shares. Swedish investors held 53% (53) of the shares and represented 52% (51) 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%
Swedbank60 717 91031 931 80928 786 1014.0%4.9%
Alecta48 795 00027 907 00020 888 0003.4%4.0%
AMF28 720 8746 252 60522 468 2691.0%2.3%
SEB14 794 20912 790 7322 003 4771.5%1.2%
AP413 992 6567 713 4316 279 2250.9%1.1%
Handelsbanken16 328 5197 825 1298 503 3901.0%1.3%
AP112 497 3556 804 9315 692 4240.8%1.0%
Folksam10 719 5626 908 2353 811 3270.8%0.9%
SPP fonder7 185 6425 014 7402 170 9020.6%0.6%
Others808 965 766531 441 758277 524 00863.7%65.8%
Total1 229 613 104839 394 096390 219 008100.0%100.0%
- whereof shares held by
Atlas Copco*
14 002 48113 431 602570 8791.5%1.1%
Total, net of shares held by
Atlas Copco
1 215 610 623825 962 494389 648 129  
*For daily updates on shares held by Atlas Copco, see Share repurchases


Ownership by Country

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 % of votes% of capital
Sweden51.753.1
The United States21.920.8
Great Britain14.214.3
Others12.211.9
Total100.0100.0


Ownership structure

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Number of shares% of shareholders% of capital
1-50059.10.6
501-2,00026.41.7
2,001-10,00011.32.8
10,001-50,0002.12.6
50,001-100,0000.31.4
>100,0000.890.9
Total100.0100.0


Ownership categories

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Ownership categoryNumber% of capital
Financial companies41438.2
Social insurance funds43.3
Government250.3
Municipal sector270.0
Trade organizations1 4251.4
Other Swedish legal entities3 0414.2
Shareholders domiciled abroad (legal entities and individuals)4 16846.9
Swedish individuals62 9055.6
Total shareholders72 009100.0