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. 5.02% are held by Eric Spoerndli, a private investor based in Switzerland. 3.03% are held by Rudof Heil and 3.51% by Ludic GmbH both private investors based in Germany. Also Axel Sven Springer, Germany holds 3.13% on Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG.
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 on 30 June 2011.
3.59% Saltarax GmbH, Germany
3.51% Ludic GmbH, Germany
3.39% Hansainvest, Hamburg
3.28% Internationale Kapitalanlagesellschaft mbH, Germany
3.09% Argos Funds SICAV, Luxembourg
3.07% Alceda Fund Management SA, Luxembourg, Luxembourg 1)
3.03% Rudolf Heil, Deutschland
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.