Shareholders

At 31 December 2011, outstanding shares, with a nominal value of €1each, were 1,556,873,283, of which 16,130,503 held by the Parent Company and other Group companies. At the same date, the Parent Company’s shareholders numbered around 282,000.

According to the latest available data, the following held equity interests of more than 2% in the Company directly or indirectly through nominees, trust companies and subsidiary companies:

 Shareholders
Number of shares Percentage of share capital
MEDIOBANCA GROUP 206,145,114 13.241%
BANCA D'ITALIA 69,879,535 4.488%
BLACKROCK GROUP 44,225,924 2.841%
DE AGOSTINI GROUP - B&D HOLDING 37,890,000 2.434%
EFFETI S,p,a, 35,300,587 2.267%
CALTAGIRONE GROUP 35,300,000 2.267%
LEONARDO DEL VECCHIO 31,172,000 2.002%

The market price quotation at 31 December 2011, was € 11.63. Since the beginning of 2011, the stock reached a low of € 10.65 at 12 September 2011 and a high of € 16.99 on 8 February 2011.

Market capitalization at 31 December 2011 was 18,106.4 million, confirming Assicurazioni Generali’s position among the major European insurers by market capitalization.