Shareholder Structure


Shareholdings as at 31 Dec 17


Shareholder pie chart

 

Ownership of Ordinary Shares

Geographic Location(i)
Number of shares
held ‘000s
% of total
United Kingdom 269,047 32.07%
North America 212,702 25.35%
Europe/Other 171,900 20.49%
Retail 156,267 18.63%
Ireland 28,988 3.45%
Treasury (ii) 54 0.01%

838,958 100%

(i) This represents a best estimate of the number of shares controlled by fund managers resident in the geographic regions indicated. Private shareholders are classified as retail above.
(ii) As detailed in note 30 on page 184 of the 2017 Annual Report and Form 20-F

Holdings Number of shareholders % of total
Number of shares 
held '000s
% of total
1 - 1,000 14,583 60.15% 4,618 0.55%
1,001 - 10,000 7,689 31.71% 22,801 2.72%
10,001 - 100,000 1,408 5.81% 43,626 5.20%
100,001 - 1,000,000 427 1.76% 140,608 16.76%
Over 1,000,000 139 0.57% 627,305 74.77%
24,246 100.00% 838,958 100.00%