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Structure


Corporate and capital structure

Swisscom Ltd, a company governed by Swiss law with its headquarters in Ittigen (Canton of Berne, Switzerland), is the holding company with responsibility for overall management as well as strategic and financial management of the Swisscom Group, with share capital of around CHF 52 million.




Organisational chart of corporate structure

The Swisscom company is composed of the Board of Directors, CEO, business and group divisions and group companies.







Capital structure and changes

The share capital of Swisscom Ltd is CHF 51,801,943. The share capital is divided into registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 1 per share. The shares are fully paid-up.



In CHF million Share capital Capital reserves Retained earnings Currency translation adjustments Other reserves Shareholders’ equity Non-controlling interests Total equity
Balance at
31 December 2016
52 136 8,148 (1,834) 12 6,514 8 6,522
Net income - - 1,570 - - 1,570 (2) 1,568
Other comprehensive income - - 679 145 (10) 814 - 814
Comprehensive income - - 2,249 145 (10) 2,384 (2) 2,382
Dividends paid - - (1,140) - - (1,140) (8) (1,148)
Other changes - - (102) - - (102) (9) (111)
Balance at
31 December 2017
52 136 9,155 (1,689) 2 7,656 (11) 7,645
Change in accounting policies (1) - - 300 - (4) 296 - 296
Balance at
1 January 2018
52 136 9,455 (1,689) (2) 7,952 (11) 7,941
Net income - - 1,527 - - 1,527 (6) 1,521
Other comprehensive income - - (53) (39) 6 (86) - (86)
Comprehensive income - - 1,474 (39) 6 1,441 (6) 1,435
Dividends paid - - (1,140) - - (1,140) (1) (1,141)
Other changes - - (30) - - (30) 3 (27)
Balance at
31 December 2018
52 136 9,759 (1,728) 4 8,223 (15) 8,208


Group structure

Key changes 2018

Swisscom has until now held a 69% shareholding in Swisscom Directories Ltd, the remaining shares being held by Tamedia. Swisscom granted Tamedia a put option, and Tamedia granted Swisscom a call option for Tamedia’s 31% shareholding. The put and call options could be exercised as from mid-2018. In December 2018, Swisscom exercised its call option to acquire the remaining shareholding of 31% in Swisscom Directories Ltd for a purchase price of CHF 240 million.

Italian subsidiary Fastweb signed an agreement at the end of July 2018 to acquire Tiscali’s fixed wireless division and 3.5 GHz frequency spectrum, thereby strengthening the mobile and convergent business in the long term. The deal is worth EUR 185 million (CHF 208 million).

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