You can find answers to frequently asked questions about the opportunity to invest in the Datwyler Group below.
All natural persons and companies are free to purchase Datwyler bearer shares.
Datwyler bearer shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Shares can be purchased from custodian banks or online brokers.
On the SIX Swiss Exchange.
22 million registered shares (nominal value CHF 0.01) and 12.6 million bearer shares (nominal value CHF 0.05).
The Datwyler share structure is a consequence of the Datwyler family’s succession plan. Wanting to ensure the company’s long-term independence, the family created to share categories.
Only bearer shares are quoted at the Swiss stock exchange and can be purchased. The registered shares are all owned by Pema Holding AG. This company holds about 78% of the votes and about 56% of the capital of the Datwyler Group (more on this under shareholder structure).
No. As it involves bearer shares, there is no share register and the shareholders are not known to the Datwyler Group.
As the listed shares are bearer shares, the shareholders of the Datwyler Group are not known. So it is not possible for Datwyler to personally invite the holders of the bearer shares to the Annual General Meeting. Invitation to the Annual General Meeting is handled through advertisements in the major daily papers. In addition, most custodian banks draw their customers’ attention to the Datwyler Annual General Meeting.
Because of the succession plan of the Datwyler family, the Datwyler Group has a unique shareholder structure. The members of the Board of Directors of Datwyler Holding AG control around 75% of the votes and around 56% of the capital on a fiduciary basis and without economic entitlement. This ensures the long-term independence of the company and facilitates a sustainable management approach.
Datwyler usually pays a dividend of around 40% of net income.
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