At December 31, 2017, Comet Holding AG had 1'691 voting shareholders of record (i.e., voting shareholders registered in the share register; prior year: 1'627). Of the total issued registered stock, 100% (prior year: 100%) represented free float. Comet Holding AG held no treasury stock at December 31, 2017 (prior year: none).
The structure of share ownership size classes among the shareholders of record at December 31, 2017, was as follows:
|Number of shares owned
||Number of shareholders
|1 to 1,000
|1,001 to 10,000
|10,001 to 50,000
|50,001 to 100,000
|More than 100,000
Ownership interests in companies domiciled in Switzerland whose shares are listed at least partly in Switzerland must be notified both to the issuer company and to the SIX Swiss Exchange when the holder’s voting rights reach, exceed or fall below certain thresholds. These notification thresholds, as a percentage of voting rights, are 3%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 33 1/3%, 50% and 66 2/3%.
Since December 1, 2008, all such notifications of shareholdings are made directly via the SIX Swiss Exchange platform. The following link provides access to the announcements of COMET HOLDING AG on the SIX platform.
To significant shareholders