Major Shareholders

In accordance with Art. 120 of the Financial Markets Infrastructure Act, individuals or groups whose shareholdings in Ascom exceed, fall below, or reach certain thresholds are obliged to disclose such information. The stipulated thresholds are 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 33 1/3, 50 and 66 2/3% of the voting rights.

In accordance with the disclosure announcements made, the following parties are regarded as significant shareholders with voting rights exceeding 3% in Ascom:

  • UBS Fund Management (Switzerland) AG, Basel, Switzerland: 5.13% (announcement dated 24 January 2017)
  • Veraison SICAV, Zurich, Switzerland: 5.0176% (announcement dated 4 March 2016)
  • Luxempart S.A, Leudelange, Luxemburg: 3.125% (announcement dated 21 February 2019)
  • Credit Suisse Funds AG, Zurich, Switzerland: 3.02% (announcement dated 9 November 2018)
  • Pictet Asset Management SA, Geneva, Switzerland: 3.02% (announcement dated 23 August 2018)
  • Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway), Oslo, Norway: 2.999% (announcement dated 12 January 2019)
  • Kempen Capital Management N.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands: 2.99% (announcement dated 26 January 2019)
  • Schroders plc, London, UK: 2.986% (announcement dated 9 March 2019)
  • BlackRock Inc., New York, USA: 2.69% (announcement dated 24 September 2016)

DISCLOSURES OF SHAREHOLDINGS

For more details on the disclosures, please visit the SIX Exchange Regulation website.