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Shareholder Base

DSM shares owned by growing group of international investors

Distribution of shares

Under the Dutch Financial Markets Supervision Act, shareholdings of 3% or more in any Dutch company must be disclosed to the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). According to the register kept by the AFM the following shareholders had disclosed that they have a direct or indirect (potential) interest between 3% and 10% in DSM’s total share capital on 31 December 2016:

  • ASR Nederland N.V.
  • BlackRock Inc.
  • Capital Research and Management Company and Capital Group International Inc.
  • Delta Lloyd N.V.
  • Rabobank Nederland Participatie B.V.

Development of the number of ordinary shares 2016

  2016 Issued 2016 Re-
purchased
2016 Out-
standing
2015 Out-
standing
Balance at 1 January 181,425,000 6,501,973 174,923,027 173,536,815
Changes:
       
Reissue of shares in connection with exercise of option rights - -3,243,102 3,243,102 1,056,880
Repurchase of shares - 5,200,000 -5,200,000 -2,300,000
Dividend in the form of ordinary shares - -2,035,537 2,035,537 2,629,332
Balance at 31 December 181,425,000 6,423,334 175,001,666 174,923,027

DSM share price on Euronext Amsterdam (€ per ordinary share) 

  2016 2015
Highest closing price 64.18 55.11
Lowest closing price 41.4 39.62
At 31 December 56.96 46.28
Market capitalization at 31 December
(source Bloomberg)
10,334 8,396

Geographical spread of DSM shares 2016 - 2011 (excl. cumprefs A)

In % 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Netherlands 16 17 20 21 23 23
North America 39 34 32 26 19 22
United Kingdom 17 14 12 18 19 19
France 7 7 8 9 9 7
Germany 4 5 5 7 8 9
Switzerland 5 6 7 5 6 5
Asia Pacific 4 5 4 5 5 6
Other countries 8 12 12 9 11 9
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%