On 31 December 2021, ALK had 20,434 registered shareholders versus 17,697 at the end of 2020. The registered shareholders owned 98% of the share capital (98%). Two shareholders have reported to ALK
that they held 5% or more of the shares on 31 December 2021: the Lundbeck Foundation had a 40.3% interest (including A and AA shares) and ATP had a 5.8% interest.
Of the largest registered shareholders, the vast majority were institutional investors, particularly from Europe and North America. The international registered ownership was estimated at approximately 31% (23%), representing 52% of the free float of the B share capital, excluding the Lundbeck Foundation’s holding and treasury shares.
To meet obligations to deliver shares under management incentive programmes, ALK held 148,528 of its own shares, or 1.3% of the share capital, versus 1.9% at the end of 2020. The holding was reduced during the year following the settlement of share option and performance share programmes. The current holding is considered sufficient to cover current obligations under long-term incentive programmes.
The Board of Directors and Board of Management held a total of 12,963 shares at year-end, corresponding to 0.1% of the share capital (0.1%)
Major shareholders* and treasury shares as at 31 December 2021
The Lundbeck Foundation
Registered office: Copenhagen, Denmark
A shares, number: 920,720
AA shares, number: 92,072
B shares number: 3,474,827
Registered office: Hillerød, Denmark
B shares, number: 642,314
ALK – own shares
Registered office: Hørsholm, Denmark
B shares, number: 148,528 B shares
* Notified shareholdings of 5% or more of the company's shares
** The Danish Labour Market Supplementary Pension