1. Group structure and shareholders
1.1 Group structure
The operational Group structure is shown in the diagram Management structure.
Geberit AG, the parent company of the Geberit Group, has its headquarters in Rapperswil-Jona (CH). For the place of listing, market capitalisation, Swiss securities identification number and ISIN code, please refer to Geberit share information.
The Group’s consolidated subsidiaries are listed under Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements, Note 32. Group companies as of 31 December 2021, stating the company name and head office, share capital and equity interest held by the Group companies. Except for Geberit AG, the scope of consolidation does not include any listed companies.
1.2 Significant shareholders
The listed significant shareholders within the meaning of Art. 663c of the Swiss Code of Obligations (Schweizerisches Obligationenrecht, OR) and Art. 120 Para. 1 of the Financial Market Infrastructure Act (Finanzmarktinfrastrukturgesetz, FinfraG) held more than 3% of the voting rights or share capital recorded in the Commercial Register on 31 December 2021.
Disclosure notifications reported to Geberit during 2021 and published by Geberit via the electronic publishing platform of SIX Swiss Exchange can be viewed at www.ser-ag.com/en/resources/notifications-market-participants/significant-shareholders.html#/.
In terms of equity interests or voting rights, the Geberit Group has no cross-shareholdings with any other companies that exceed a threshold of 5%.
1.4 Important changes to the Articles of Incorporation
No amendments to the Articles of Incorporation were made in the 2019 and 2020 financial years. In 2021, the Articles of Incorporation were changed due to the capital reduction agreed on 14 April 2021 (see 2.4 Shares and participation certificates).
The current Articles of Incorporation can be viewed online at www.geberit.com/downloadcenter-en.