(as of December 31, 2020)
LANXESS’s stockholder structure predominantly consists of institutional investors pursuing a growth or value-oriented investment strategy. Their share was roughly stable at around 92% as of the end of 2020 (previous year: 93%). The remaining roughly 8% of LANXESS stocks are held by private investors.
No governmental institution owns more than 5% of the total voting rights.
As in the past, the regional focus of our investors in 2020 was in the U.S., Germany and Great Britain. The percentage of U.S. stockholders most recently increased slightly to around 38% (previous year: 35%). As of the reporting date, the percentage of LANXESS stocks held in Germany increased slightly to around 27% (previous year: 25%), while the holdings of investors from Great Britain were unchanged at around 14% (previous year: 14%) The share of investors from elsewhere in Europe was stable year-on-year at around 15% (previous year: 15%). By contrast, the share of investors in other regions decreased sharply to around 6% (previous year: 11%).
An overview of the institutional investors which have issued mandatory notices reporting ownership of at least 3% of LANXESS's outstanding shares is published on our website. All voting rights announcements can be found here: