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As at December 31, 2020, the Company’s issued common stock amounted to € 189,812,142.72, divided into 279,135,504 fully paid-up shares of € 0.68 par value each.

Compared to December 31, 2019, the share capital was increased by:

  • € 65,062,473.44 corresponding to the issuance of 95 680 108 new shares related to the acquisition of Ingenico Group;
  • € 139,438.08 corresponding to the exercise of 205,056 stock-options;
  • € 330,400.44 corresponding to the vesting of 485,883 performance share;


Resulting in an overall capital increase in 2020 of € 65,532,311.96 euros (96,371,047 shares).

Shareholding structure as of December 31, 2020

As at December 31, 2020 Number of Shares % of share capital % of voting rights
SIX Group AG 29,853,529 10.69% 18.90%
Bpifrance 12,266,935 4.39% 3.88%
Worldline SA 330,617  0.12% 0.00%
Board of Directors and senior executives 304,639 0.11% 0.13%
Employees 979,528 0.35% 0.37%
Free float 235,400,256 84.33% 76.71%
Total 279,135,504 100.00% 100.00%

Stock evolution for the past three years

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

  • 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.
  • 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 and on February 28, 2019, 89,786 shares were created for the Employee Shares Purchase Plan “Boost”,
  • In 2020, 680,939 shares have been created following the grant of performance shares and exercise of stock-option rights by executives and employees of the Group and 95 680 108 new shares related to the acquisition of Ingenico Group

 

Other Securities Giving Access to Share Capital

Other securities giving access to share capital described herein below could lead to the creation of 16,301,214 new shares, representing 5.84% of the share capital of Worldline as at December 31, 2020:

Stock option plans
Past awards of subscription or purchase options could lead to the creation of 1,803,515 new shares, representing 0.65% of the share capital of Worldline as at December 31, 2020.

Performance shares plans
Past grants of performance shares could lead to the creation of 1,722,419 new shares, representing 0.62% of the share capital of Worldline as at December 31, 2020.

Convertible Bond
Worldline completed several issues of convertible bonds which could lead, in case of conversion, to the creation of 12,775,280 new shares, representing 4.58% of the share capital of Worldline as at December 31, 2020.