Ownership Structure

(as of December 31, 2018)

Stockholder Profile

LANXESS’s stockholder structure predominantly consists of institutional investors pursuing a growth- or value-oriented investment strategy. As of the end of 2018, the percentage of such investors in the stockholder structure was still around 92% (previous year: 92%).

The remaining roughly 8% of LANXESS stocks are held by private investors.

Geographical Breakdown

In 2018, as in the past, the regional focus of our institutional investors in 2018 was in the U.S., Germany and Great Britain. The percentage of U.S. stockholders most recently increased slightly to around 41% (previous year: 39%). As of the reporting date, an unchanged percentage of around 22% (previous year: 22%) of LANXESS stocks were held in Germany, while the holdings of institutional investors from Great Britain decreased slightly to around 12% (previous year: 16%).
The share of institutional investors from elsewhere in Europe was unchanged year-on-year at around 13% (previous year: 13%). By contrast, the share of institutional investors from other regions rose slightly to around 12% (previous year: 11%).

Mandatory notices

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:

Further Information

Investor Relations

Investor Relations department of LANXESS

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