Corporate Governance

Shareholder structure

There were 4 104 shareholders registered in the Share Register on 31 March 2016 (prior year: 3 966 shareholders). Of these shareholders, 98 % report Switzerland as their place of residence. The distribution of shareholdings is as follows:

Registered shareholders

Number of sharesNumber of shareholders
as of 31 March 2016
Number of shareholders
as of 31 March 2015
1 – 100 2 335 2 213
101 – 1 000 1 575 1 591
1 001 – 10 000 159 137
10 001 – 100 000 27 17
more than 100 000 8 8
Total 4 104
3 966

Significant shareholders and significant shareholder groups

The Michel family shareholder group, set up for the purposes of holding shares in family ownership, comprises Willy Michel, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ypsomed Holding AG, who holds shares both directly and indirectly via the companies he controls, Techpharma Management AG and BV Holding AG, as well as his children Simon Michel, CEO of Ypsomed Holding AG and the Ypsomed Group, Serge Michel and Lavinia Camilla Nussio, who each hold shares directly. As at 31 March 2016, the Michel family shareholder group held a combined total of 9 200 957 registered shares (prior year: 9 502 337) in Ypsomed Holding AG, which represents 72.74 % (prior year: 75.12 %) of all the shares in the company. There are no other known significant shareholders or significant shareholder groups.

See also on the homepage of SIX Swiss Exchange: Significant shareholders

Management transactions

See also on the homepage of SIX Swiss Exchange: Management transactions