Francotyp-Postalia has a broad shareholder structure. Of a total of 16.16 million shares listed in Prime Standard on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, 2.29% are held by the company itself. With 10.3% of the voting rights 3R Investment is the main shareholder. 5.2% are held by ARGOS Funds SICAV, Luxembourg and 5.02% are held by Eric Spoerndli, a private investor based in Switzerland. 3.51% are held by Ludic GmbH and 3.03% are held by Rudof Heil, both private investors based in Germany.
The shares held by the company itself (370,444 shares) will be used to exercise the stock options issued to executives in accordance with the resolution of the Annual General Meeting.
5.2% Argos Funds SICAV, Luxembourg
3.59% Saltarax GmbH, Germany
3.51% Ludic GmbH, Germany
3.39% Hansainvest, Hamburg
3.07% Alceda Fund Management SA, Luxembourg, Luxembourg 1)
3.03% Rudolf Heil, Germany
3.02% Scherzer & Co. AG, Colonne
1) The mentioned voting rights a based on a total of 14,700,000 voting rights. Since March 28, 2012 the total of voting rights are 16,160,000.
During the first half of 2008, Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG completed its share buy-back programme startet in November 2007. In the course of the last financial year, the company acquired 256,312 own shares, corresponding to 1.74% of capital stock. The acquisition of own shares was transacted at an average price of €4.71. The total volume transacted came to around €1.2 million.
In total, the share buy-back programme led to 370,444 own shares being purchased via the stock exchange. That correspondes to 2.5% of capital stock.