At the end of February 2018, Chr. Hansen had around 23,000 institutional and private shareholders, four of which each held 5% or more of the shares:
- Novo Holdings A/S (Denmark): 25.66%
- Capital Group Companies Inc. (US): 9.99%
- APG Asset Management N.V. (Netherlands): 5.01%
- WCM Investment Management (US): 5.00%
Other institutional investors, primarily from the UK and the US, held around 50% of the shares, while retail investors held around 5%. Chr. Hansen held 0.2% in order to meet certain obligations to deliver shares under management incentive programs.
||Novo Holdings A/S
||Capital Group Companies
||APG Asset Management N.V.
||WCM Investment Management