Group structure and shareholders

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Group structure

dormakaba’s organizational structure consists of the following five segments:

The companies that lie within the Group’s scope of consolidation are listed in the financial statements











As at 30.06.2019 No. of shares at CHF 0.10 par value



As at 30.06.2018 No. of shares at CHF 0.10 par value


Pool Shareholders1)







Public shareholders







T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Baltimore, USA





< 3%


Other public shareholders







Total public shareholders







BoD and EC members2)







BoD members







EC members







Less double-counting in respect of R. Cadonau as BoD and EC member3)





Total BoD and EC members







Less double-counting in respect of Pool Shareholders who are BoD members4)







Total shares







1)The following persons are party to the pool agreement dated 29 April 2015: Familie Mankel Industriebeteiligungs GmbH + Co. KGaA / Ennepetal, Mankel Family Office GmbH / Ennepetal, KRM Beteiligungs GmbH / Ennepetal, Christine Mankel / Ennepetal, Stephanie Brecht-Bergen / Hamburg, as well as Martina Bössow / Dubai, heirs of Anja Bremi, Ulrich Bremi / Zollikon, Balz Dubs / Zurich, Karina Dubs-Kuenzle / Zurich, Kevin Dubs / Zurich, Linus Dubs / Zurich, Anja Flückiger / Forch, Christian Forrer / Bern, Karin Forrer / Muri, Anna Katharina Kuenzle / Thalwil, Clive Kuenzle / Zurich, Michael Kuenzle / Meilen, Alexandra Sallai / Worb, Christoph Sallai / Worb, Andrea Ullmann / Zollikon, Sascha Ullmann / Zollikon, Adrian Weibel / Meilen and Tonia Weibel / Meilen.

2)Including related parties

3)Shareholdings of Riet Cadonau as a BoD and an EC member are included under BoD members and EC members.

4)The shareholdings of Pool Shareholders who are also BoD members are included under Pool Shareholders and BoD members.

Major shareholders

The above table sets out the shareholder structure of dormakaba Holding AG on the balance sheet date 30 June 2019 and lists the names of shareholders who have reported holding a stake of 3% or more of voting rights in dormakaba Holding AG. The announcements related to the disclosure notifications made by shareholders based on stock exchange reporting obligations can be found via the search function on SIX Swiss Exchange Disclosure Office’s website at

The Mankel/Brecht-Bergen Family and the Kaba Family Shareholders (collectively referred to as the Pool Shareholder Group) have concluded a pool agreement that governs the mutual rights and obligations of both parties. The pool agreement states that the Pool Shareholder Group can propose a maximum of five representatives to the General Meeting for election to the Board of Directors (BoD). This proposal right for up to five Board members reflects the majority participation of the Pool Shareholder Group in the operational business of dormakaba. Members of the Pool Shareholder Group hold:

These shareholdings represent an economic interest of 61.8% in dormakaba.

This Pool Shareholder Group undertakes to exercise its voting rights in concert when voting on significant General Meeting resolutions. The members of the Pool Shareholder Group also grant each other the right of first refusal if they intend to sell shares in dormakaba Holding AG. Finally, if they sell 27% or more of dormakaba Holding AG voting rights, members of the Pool Shareholder Group undertake to commit the buyer to make a public takeover offer to all dormakaba Holding AG shareholders at the same price as that at which the members of the Pool Shareholder Group are selling. This is designed to prevent any price discrimination against minority shareholders. The pool agreement lasts until 29 April 2030. As far as dormakaba Holding AG is aware, there are no further shareholder agreements or other agreements between the major shareholders mentioned that involve the dormakaba Holding AG shares they own or that involve the exercise of the shareholder rights these shares confer.


dormakaba has not entered into any capital or voting cross-shareholdings with other companies.

General FrameworkCapital structure

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