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 in Note 33, Group companies as of 31 December 2016, to the Consolidated Financial Statements, 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.
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
As a consequence of the new provisions of the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation with respect to Listed Companies (OaEC), the Articles of Incorporation were amended in April 2014. No amendments to the Articles of Incorporation were made in the 2015 financial year. In the 2016 financial year, the Articles of Incorporation were amended due to the capital reduction agreed on 6 April 2016 (see 2.4 Shares and participation certificates).
The current Articles of Incorporation can be viewed online at www.geberit.com/investors/downloads/publications.