Wacker Chemie AG’s largest shareholder is Dr. Alexander Wacker Familiengesellschaft mbH, Munich. It holds over 50 percent of the voting shares in Wacker Chemie AG (2017: over 50 percent). Blue Elephant Holding GmbH (Pöcking, Germany) once again had no voting¬share changes to report in 2018, with its holding in Wacker Chemie AG remaining at over 10 percent (2017: over 10 percent).
According to the analysis of WACKER’s shareholder structure as of December 31, 2018, the majority of shareholders (37 percent) are located in Germany (2017: 31 percent). The proportion of US shareholders was 22 percent (2017: 25 percent). The percentage of stock accounted for by UK shareholders edged up from 20 to 21 percent. The proportion of shares held by other European investors was 18 percent (2017: 21 percent).