1 General information

Name, legal form and domicile

  • Swisscom Ltd, Ittigen (canton of Berne)
  • Parent company of the Swisscom Group
  • Swisscom Ltd is a limited-liability company established under a special statute pursuant to the Telecommunication Enterprises Act (TEA) (German: “Telekommunikationsunternehmungs­gesetz”) of 30 April 1997.
  • Company identification number (UID) CHF-102.753.938

Share capital

As of 31 December 2016, the share capital comprised 51,801,943 registered shares of a par value of CHF 1 per share. This remains unchanged from the previous year.

Significant shareholders

As at 31 December 2016, the Swiss Confederation (Confederation), as majority shareholder, held 51% of the issued shares of Swisscom Ltd which is unchanged from the prior year. The Telecommunications Enterprises Act (TEA) provides that the Confederation shall hold the majority of the share capital and voting rights of Swisscom Ltd.

Number of full-time employees

The average number of employees of Swisscom Ltd during the financial year, expressed as full-time equivalents, exceeded 250, as in the prior year.

Approval of Annual Financial Statements

The Board of Directors of Swisscom Ltd approved the present Annual Financial Statements on 7 February 2017 for release. The Annual Financial Statements are subject to approval by the shareholders of Swisscom Ltd in its Annual General Meeting to be held on 3 April 2017.