Shares & Debt
VAT’s registered shares have been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in April 2016. In this section, you find general information on VAT’s share price development, the ticker symbol or the Swiss security number, VAT’s dividend history and its major shareholders. In addition, you find important debt-related information as well.
Since 14 April 2016 the VAT Group AG is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
|Listing||SIX Swiss Exchange (International Reporting Standard)|
|Swiss security number||31 186 490|
|ISIN||CH 031 186490 1|
|Share capital||CHF 3'000'000 divided into 30’000'000 registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 0,10 each|
VAT Group AG is committed to an attractive dividend policy that reflects the company’s strong free cash flow generation and solid balance sheet. In line with this policy, VAT Group intends to distribute to its shareholders up to 100% of free cash flow to equity (FCFE) so long as the Group’s net debt does not significantly exceed 1x EBITDA.
Since its listing in April 2016, VAT has always paid a dividend to its shareholders, starting in 2017 for the business year 2016.
Dividend per share paid from
Dividend per share paid from capital
May 25, 2021
May 20, 2020
May 22, 2019
May 24, 2018
May 23, 2017
On December 31, 2018 the VAT Group AG had about 15'000 registered shareholders. The free float according to SIX Swiss Exchange amounts to approx. 90%.
A complete list of disclosures of shareholdings can be found on the website of SIX Swiss Exchange: SIX Swiss Exchange. To display the information, please fill in VAT Group AG in the search field 'Company'.
VAT follows a prudent debt policy reflecting its business dynamics and the cash generation profile of its activities. Under this approach, VAT Group AG maintains a syndicated five-year revolving credit facility (RCF) of USD 300.0 million maturing in 2023 and has issued a fixed-rate bond with a nominal value of CHF 200.0 million, which is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ISIN: CH0417086052) maturing in 2023 as well.
Loans and borrowings
The terms and conditions of outstanding loans are as follows:
As of December 31, 2021
Nominal interest rate
Year of maturity
Revolving credit facility (RCF)
SARON + 0.95%
Finance lease liability
Total loans and borrowings
Date of rating
Long term rating
July 22, 2021
|Standard & Poors|
May 20, 2021