(as of December 31, 2019)
LANXESS’s stockholder structure predominantly consists of institutional investors pursuing a growth- or value-oriented investment strategy. As of the end of 2019, the percentage of such investors in the stockholder structure had risen slightly to around 93% (previous year: 92%).
The remaining roughly 7% of LANXESS stocks are held by private investors.
No governmental institution owns more than 5% of the total voting rights.
As in the past, the regional focus of our institutional investors in 2019 was in the U.S., Germany and Great Britain. The percentage of U.S. stockholders decreased to around 35% (previous year: 41%). As of the reporting date, an increased percentage of around 25% (previous year: 22%) of LANXESS stocks were held in Germany, just like in Great Britain, where the holdings of institutional investors increased to around 14% (previous year: 12%).
An overview of the institutional investors which have issued mandatory notices reporting ownership of at least 3% of LANXESS's outstanding shares is published on our website. All voting rights announcements can be found here: