Shareholder Structure

as of 31.07.2019

Free float: 69.66%

1Economic interest Erste Foundation, including Erste Employees Private Foundation
2Economic interest Savings Banks & Savings Banks Foundations
3Other parties to the shareholder agreement of Erste Foundation, Savings Banks and CaixaBank
*Institutional and Retail Investors international
**Including Market Makers, Prime Brokerage, Proprietary Trading, Collateral and Stock Lending positions which are visible through custodian banklists

The shareholder structure may contain rounding differences. The information presented on this website is based on sources that we consider to be reliable. Erste Group does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the text and graphs.

Shareholder Structure and Share Capital

Shareholder Structure Development

Last Update: July 31, 2019

Share Capital Development

Last Update: March 29, 2019

Date  Event Shared Issues Price EUR Total number of shares   Total share of capital EUR
31.12.2018       429,800,000   859,600,000
31.12.2017       429,800,000   859,600,000
31.12.2016       429,800,000   859,600,000
31.12.2015       429,800,000   859,600,000
31.12.2014       429,800,000   859,600,000
31.12.2013       429,800,000   859,600,000
26.07.2013       429,800,000   859,600,000
July 2013 Capital Increase 35,231,353 18.75 429,800,000   859,600,000

Following the resolution to repay the outstanding participation capital in the total amount of EUR 1.76 billion, a capital increase against cash contributions was conducted in early July 2013. On 8 August 2013, Erste Group Bank AG was the first Austrian bank to repay the entire participation capital that it had received from the Austrian government (EUR 1.205 billion) and private investors (EUR 559 million) in 2009.

Date Event Shared Issues Price EUR Total number of shares   Total share of capital EUR
31.12.2012       394,568,647   789,137,294
February 2012 SIF Transaction 3,801,385   394,568,647   789,137,294
31.12.2011       390,767,262   781,534,524
December 2011 SIF Transaction 4,025,566   390,767,262   781,534,524
December 2011 SIF Transaction  4,025,566   386,741,696   773,483,392
November 2011 SIF Transaction 4,249,746   382,716,130   765,432,260
May 2011 ESOP 2011 289,663 28.00 378,466,384   756,932,768
31.12.2010       378,176,721   756,353,442
May 2010 ESOP 2010 251,635 26.50 378,176,721   756,353,442
31.12.2009       377,925,086   755,850,172
November 2009 SPO 60,000,000 29.00 377,925,086   755,850,172
May 2009 ESOP 2009 912,323 12.00 317,925,086   635,850,172

In April 2009, Erste Group issued participation capital for subscription. Within the context of this offer, Erste Group placed EUR 540 mn of participation capital with private and institutional investors. In March, the Republic of Austria subscribed to EUR 1.0 bn of participation capital and in May, another EUR 224 mn of participation certificates. In total the participation capital issued during the course of the measures package amounts to a volume of EUR 1.76 bn.

Date Event Shared Issues Price EUR Total number of shares   Total share of capital EUR
31.12.2008       317,012,763   634,025,526
August 2008 MSOP 2005 900 43.00 317,012,763   634,025,526
May 2008 MSOP 2005 2,098 43.00 316,367,759   632,735,518
May 2008 ESOP 2008 644,104 34.50 317,011,863   634,023,726
April 2008 MSOP 2002 76,716 16.50 316,365,661   632,731,322
31.12.2007       316,288,945   632,577,890
November 2007 MSOP 2005 8,933 43.00 316,288,945   632,577,890
August 2007 MSOP 2005 11,887 43.00 316,280,012   632,560,024
May 2007 MSOP 2005 63,735 43.00 315,604,776   631,209,552
May 2007 ESOP 2007 663,349 47.50 316,268,125   632,536,250
April 2007 MSOP 2002 244,856 16.50 315,541,041   631,082,082
31.12.2006       315,296,185   630,592,370
November 2006 MSOP 2005 53,344 43.00 315,296,185   630,592,370
September 2006 6:1 share swap offer to BCR staff  6,287,236 45.91 315,242,841   630,485,682
August 2006 MSOP 2005 9,430 43.00 308,955,605   617,911,210
May 2006 MSOP 2005 85,855 43.00 308,466,651   616,933,302
May 2006 ESOP 2006 479,524 39.00 308,946,175   617,892,350
April 2006 MSOP 2002 348,236 16.50 308,380,796   616,761,592
January 2006 SPO 58,953,600 45.00 302,137,200   604,274,400
January 2006 Greenshoe 5,895,360 45.00 308,032,560   616,065,120
31.12.2005       243,183,600   486,367,200
May 2005 ESOP 2005 322,640 31.50 243,183,600   486,367,200
April 2005 MSOP 2002 1,408,068 16.50 242,850,960   485,701,920
31.12.2004       241,442,892   482,885,784
July 2004 Stock split 1:4     241,442,892   482,885,784
Jun 2004 Capital increase from reserves         43,921,822
May 2004 ESOP 2004 69,735 101.00/25.25* 60,360,723   438,963,962
April 2004 MSOP 2002 347,180 66.00/16.50* 60,290,988   438,963,962
31.12.2003       59,943,808   435,628,642
May 2003 ESOP 2003 117,926 55.50/13.88* 59,943,808   435,628,642
April 2003 MSOP 2002 768 66.00/16.50* 59,825,885   434,771,640
31.12.2002       59,825,114   434,766,059
July 2002 SPO 9,210,000 69.70/17.43* 59,825,114   434,766,059
April 2002 ESOP 2002 252,159 53.00/13.25* 50,615,114   367,834,379
31.12.2001       50,362,955   366,001,868
April 2001   2,156   50,362,955   366,001,868

The participation certificates were converted into ordinary shares at a rate of one participations certificate with a nominal value of EUR 72,67 in exchange for six and a half ordinary bearer shares.

Date Event Shared Issues Price EUR Total number of shares   Total share of capital EUR
31.12.2000       50,360,799 1 365,986,199
        5,000 2 363,364
            366,349,564
October 2000 SPO 6,000,000 47.00/11.75* 50,360,799 1 365,986,199
        5,000 2 363,364
            366,349,564
31.12.1999       44,360,799 1 322,382,499
        5,000 2 363,364
            322,745,863
31.12.1998       44,360,799 1 322,382,499
        5,000 2 363,364
            322,745,863
31.12.1997       44,360,799 1 322,382,499
        5,000 2 363,364
            322,745,863
December 1997     44.33/11.08* 44,360,799 1 322,382,499
IPO       5,000 2 363,364
            322,745.863

* adjusted for stock split 1:4 July 2004
1 voting bearer shares
participation certificates
IPO = Initial Public Offering
SPO = Secondary Public Offering
MSOP = Management Share Option Plan
ESOP = Employee Share Ownership Plan
Stock split = Division of a share into serveral shares with a face value reduced accordingly. 
This does not alter the share capital nor the total value of all the shares.
Greenshoe = An option for additional blocks of shares for the underwriter in order to be able to satisfy oversubscription for the shares.


 

Major Shareholders

ERSTE Foundation

After nearly 200 years of successful development, the former "Erste oesterreichische Spar-Casse" has two successors: the operational one is Erste Group, the internationally operating retail bank with subsidiaries in Austria and six other countries in Central and South Eastern Europe with 16.1 million customers. The legal successor is DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung (ERSTE Stiftung/ ERSTE Foundation). It inherited the private association that was once the 100 % owner and founder of the savings bank. Now ERSTE Foundation is one of the largest institutions of its kind in Europe. Pursuant to its founding charter, the aims of ERSTE foundation are to safeguard the future of Erste Group Bank AG as an independent organisation and to donate part of its income to the common welfare of the region Erste Group operates in.
ERSTE Foundation

CaixaBank

CaixaBank is listed on the Madrid Stock Exchange and is 40.0 % owned by Criteria Caixa, s.a.u. CaixaBank is the leading financial group in the Spanish market both in banking and insurance and is developing a strategy of diversification with stakes in international banks and leading service companies. The Group’s essence and most distinguishing feature is its involvement and firm commitment to society. CaixaBank runs its banking business based on the values of leadership, trust and social commitment.
CaixaBank