1. Group structure and shareholders
1.1 Group structure
1.1.1 Description of operating Group structure
VP Bank is a joint-stock company constituted in accordance with Liechtenstein law. It is the parent company of VP Bank Group. The organisation chart shows the Group's operating structure and reﬂects the organisation of VP Bank Group according to segments.
The subsidiary companies and material shareholdings included in the scope of consolidation are listed in the Financial Report together with their name, registered ofﬁce, share capital and percentage of share capital held.
The Executive Board of the parent bank is designated as “Group Executive Management (GEM)”. It bears responsibility for the operational management of the parent bank as well as assuming the function as Executive Board for VP Bank Group.2 The members of the Executive Board are represented on the boards of directors of the subsidiary companies. As a general rule, either the Chief Executive Ofﬁcer or another member of the Group Executive Management acts as Board Chairman of the given subsidiary company.
1.1.2 Listed companies included in the scope of consolidation
The registered shares A of VP Bank, Vaduz, are listed on SIX Swiss Exchange; the registered shares B of the company are not listed.
in CHF million
1 Stock-market capitalisation of listed registered shares A as of 31.12.2016
No other listed companies are included in the scope of consolidation.
1.2 Significant shareholders (anchor shareholders)
As at 31 December 2016, the following shareholders declared that they own more than 10 per cent of the share capital of VP Bank or exercise more than 5 per cent of the voting rights.
Registered shares A
Registered shares B
1 incl. entities controlled by the Foundation
During the period under review, no further disclosure notiﬁcations were received as foreseen by Art. 25 of the Liechtenstein Law Governing the Disclosure of Signiﬁcant Shareholdings in a Listed Company and by Art. 20 of the Swiss Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading. No shareholder agreements exist.
VP Bank has entered into no cross-shareholdings with other companies involving share capital or voting rights.