Following the listing of its shares in an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on February 6, 2015, GrandVision shares are traded on Euronext Amsterdam with the ticker ‘GVNV’, and the company is a constituent of the Amsterdam Midkap Index® (AMX). At the end of 2016, HAL Optical Investments B.V. held 76.72% of the shares in GrandVision, while 0.48% were held by the Management Board. The shares held in treasury (0.65%) enable the company to hedge price risks relating to grants made under long-term incentive plans. Since the IPO, the remaining shares in GrandVision are held by a number of institutional and retail investors across several jurisdictions.
Shareholders holding more than 3% equity
Under Dutch law, shareholdings of 3% or more in any Dutch company must be disclosed to the Dutch Financial Markets Authority (AFM). According to the register kept by the AFM, at 10 February 2015, the following shareholder has disclosed that it owns more than 3% of GrandVision’s total share capital:
HAL Optical Investments B.V.
The chart below provides an indicative overview of our shareholder structure as per publication date of the 2016 Annual Report.