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Shares and Shareholders

Sponda Plc’s share capital on 31 December 2012 was EUR 111,030,185 and the number of shares was 283,075,462. The Sponda share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the trading code is SDAIV. The shares are managed under the book-entry securities system. Sponda has one share series with equal voting and dividend rights. Each share carries one vote at general meeting. The company did not hold any Sponda shares.

Chi-X Europe

In addition to NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Sponda shares were traded on several alternative market places, for example at Chi-X Europe, BATS and Turquoise. In 2013, the amount of Sponda’s shares traded in alternative market places, were approximately 27 per cent of the total amount of traded shares.

Dividend policy

Sponda Plc distributes a dividend corresponding to about 50 per cent of the cash flow from operations per share for the period while taking into consideration the company's financial situation and business development needs.

Shareholders

At the end of 2013, Sponda had a total of 9,373 shareholders. Nominee-registered shareholders accounted for 48.9 per cent of the shares and votes. Foreign and nominee-registered shareholders together held 50.2 per cent of the shares and votes.

Sponda issued the following flagging notices in 2013:

  • 15 April 2013: Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company notified that the total number of shares it holds represents 0.0% of the total number of shares and votes in Sponda Plc.
  • 15 April 2013: HC LPN Holding Oy Ab (Hartwall Capital Oy Ab) announced that its holding of shares represented 9.56% of the total number of shares and votes in Sponda Plc.
  • 27 September 2013: HC LPN Holding Oy Ab (Hartwall Capital Oy Ab) announced that its holding of shares represented 10.06% of the total number of shares and votes in Sponda Plc.

Trading and performance

The weighted average price of Sponda's share in 2013 was EUR 3.75. The highest quotation on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd was EUR 4.42 and the lowest EUR 3.32. Turnover during the year totalled 96.8 million shares or EUR 367.0 million. The closing price of the share on 30 December 2013 was EUR 3.42 and the market capitalisation of the company's share capital at the end of the year stood at EUR 968.1 million.

Current authorizations

On 18 March 2013 the Annual General Meeting authorized the Board of Directors to purchase the company’s own shares. The authorization is valid until the next Annual General Meeting. The authorization was not exercised during the review period.

Sponda's ownership structure on 31 December 2013, registered shareholders

 

Number of Shares

% of Shares

Public sector

34,591,230

12.2

Nominee registered

138,404,573

48.9

Financial and insurance corporations, total

32,225,771

11.4

Households

23,050,484

8.1

Private corporations, total

47,338,020

16.7

Non-profit institutions, total

3,819,182

1.3

Foreign owners, total

3,646,202

1.3

Total issued

283,075,462

100.0

 

20 principal shareholders on 31 December 2013

   

Number of shares

% of shares and votes

1

Oy PALSK Ab

42,163,745

14.89

2

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

29,083,070

10.27

3

HC LPN Holding Oy Ab

28,484,310

10.06

4

The State Pension Fund

2,800,000

0.99

5

Folketrygdfondet

2,050,733

0.72

6

Suomi Mutual Life Assurance Company

1,300,000

0.46

7

Yleisradion Eläkesäätiö S.r.

850,000

0.30

8

Mutual Insurance Company Pension-Fennia

810,000

0.29

9

Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Company

730,710

0.26

10

 Erikoissijoitusrahasto Visio Allocator

699,940

0.25

11

 Norvestia Plc

652,657

0.23

12

 Odin Eiendom

490,890

0.17

13

 Mutual Fund Tapiola Finland

431,336

0.15

14

 I.A. von Julins STB

380,000

0.13

15

 Inkinen Kari

378,044

0.13

16

 Paju Markku Juhani

358,467

0.13

17

 ABN Amro Funds

338,516

0.12

18

 Bnp Arbitrage 

330,091

0.12

19

 Nordea Finnish Index Fund

292,601

0.10

20

 Siuko Taavi Paavali

270,000

0.10

       
 

Total

112,895,110

39.88

 

Others

170,180,352

60.12

 

Total

283,075,462

100.00

 

Nominee-registered

138,404,573

48.89

 

Total number of shareholders

9,373

 

 

Distribution of ownership 31 December 2013

 

Number of shareholders

% of shareholders

Number of securities

% of securities

Number of votes

% of votes

1−100

631

6.73

37,937

0.01

37,937

0.01

101−500

2,457

26.21

774,108

0.27

774,108

0.27

501−1,000

1,797

19.17

1,401,865

0.50

1,401,865

0.50

1 001−5,000

3,445

36.75

8,274,517

2.92

8,274,517

2.92

5 001−10,000

521

5.56

3,779,609

1.34

3,779,609

1.34

10,001−50 000

406

4.33

8,263,646

2.92

8,263,646

2.92

50,001−100,000

53

0.57

3,835,684

1.36

3,835,684

1.36

100,001−500,000

48

0.51

9,401,548

3.32

9,401,548

3.32

500,001

15

0.16

247,306,548

87.36

247,306,548

87.36

Total

9,373

100.0

283,075,462

100.00

283,075,462

100.00

             

of which nominee-registered

10

 

138,404,573

48.89

138,404,573

48.89

Non-transferred, total

0

 

0

0.00

0

0.00

In general account

   

0

0.00

0

0.00

In special accounts, total

   

0

0.00

0

0.00

Total issued

   

283,075,462

100.00

283,075,462

100.00