share
capital

 

As of December 31, 2019, the Company’s issued common stock amounted to € 124,279,830.76, divided into 182,764,457 fully paid-up shares of € 0.68 par value each.

Compared to December 31, 2018, the share capital was increased by € 142,487.20 corresponding to the issuance of 209,540 new shares resulting from employee share purchase plans, exercise of stock-options, and vesting of performance share plans.

 

Shareholding structure as of Decmber 31, 2019

As of December 31, 2019 Number of Shares % of share capital % of voting rights
Atos SE 30,888,563 16.90% 25.57%
SIX Group AG 49,066,878 26.85% 24.10%
Worldline SA 368,877 0.20% 0.00%
Board of Directors and senior executives 180,458 0.10% 0.10%
Employees 336,909 0.18% 0.17%
Free float 101,922,772 55.77% 50.06%
Total 182,764,457 100.00% 100.00%

Stock evolution for the past 5 years

The Company’s share capital has changed as followed during the last five years:

  • Increase in the par value of the shares to € 6.80 per share, which occurred on April 23, 2014 and resulted in an increase in the Company’s share capital from € 78,804,599.61 to € 79,028,274 followed by the division of the par value of the shares by 10, reducing it from € 6.80 to € 0.68. Therefore, 104,596,245 new shares have been created;
  • As part of the initial public offering, capital increase was approved by Worldline Board of Directors on June 26, 2014. 15,548,780 new shares were issued with a nominal value of € 0.68;
  • On December 29, 2014 with the Employee Shares Purchase Plan “Boost”, 159,758 shares were created;
  • On February 5, 2016, with the Employee Shares Purchase Plan “Boost”, 163,129 shares were created;
  • In 2016, 257,279 shares have been created following the exercise of stock-option rights by executives and employees of the Group.
  • In 2017, 551,967 shares have been created following the exercise of stock-option rights by executives and employees of the Group.
  • In 2018, 49,655,954 shares have been created following the acquisition of SIX Payment Services and the exercise of stock-option rights by executives and employees of the Group.
  • On February 28, 2019, with the Employee Shares Purchase Plan “Boost”, 89,786 shares were created.
  • In 2019, 119,754 shares have been created following the grant of performance shares and exercise of stock-option rights by executives and employees of the Group.
  • As of December 31, 2019, the Company’s share capital was therefore composed of 182,764,457 fully paid-up shares of € 0.68 par value each.
  • From January 1, 2020 to the date of the present Document, 99,645 shares have been created following the grant of performance shares and exercise of stock-options rights by employees of the Group.

 

Other Securities Giving Access to Share Capital

  • Stock option plans: past awards of subscription or purchase options could lead to the creation of 1,945,711 new shares, representing 1.06% of the share capital of Worldline as at December 31, 2019.
  • Performance shares plans: past grants of performance shares could lead to the creation of 1,823,560 new shares, representing 1.00% of the share capital of Worldline as at December 31, 2019.
  • Convertible bond: On July 30, 2019 Worldline completed a new issue of 5,813,953 convertible bonds, with a nominal value of €103.20 each. These bonds are convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing Worldline shares, maturing on July 30, 2026. They represent 3.18% of the share capital of Worldline as at December 31, 2019.