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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.



CHF in millions

Share capital Capital reserves Retained earnings

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Other reserves

Shareholders’ equity

Non-controlling interests

Total equity

Balance at
31 December 2015
52 136 6,783 (1'733) (1) 5,237 5 5,242
Net income - - 1,604 - - 1,604 - 1,604
Other comprehensive income - - 919 (101) 13 831 - 831
Comprehensive income - - 2,523 (101) 13 2,435 - 2,435
Dividends paid - - (1'140) - - (1'140) (8) (1'148)
Treasury shares - - (1) - - (1) - (1)
Transactions with owners of non-controlling interests - - (17) - - (17) 11 (6)
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)
Transactions with owners of non-controlling interests - - (102) - - (102) (9) (111)
Balance at
31 December 2017
52 136 9,155 (1'689) 2 7,656 (11) 7,645


Group structure

Key changes 2017

To drive forward the development of blockchain applications, in 2017 Swisscom founded Swisscom Blockchain Ltd. Swisscom holds the majority stake of 70%, while 30% is owned by management. The Italian subsidiary Fastweb acquired Tiscali’s corporate customer business in 2017 for a purchase price of EUR 45 million (CHF 50 million). In November 2017, Swisscom acquired the remaining minority stakes in Mila AG, Sellbranch AB and CT Cinetrade AG with its subsidiaries Teleclub AG, Kitag Kino-Theater AG and PlazaVista Entertainment AG. In addition, Swisscom increased its holding in Swisscom Digital Technology SA from 51% to 75% in 2017.

Swisscom sold its stake in AWIN AG in September 2017 for a purchase price of EUR 62 million (CHF 71 million). The disposal resulted in a gain of CHF 1 million, which was recognised as other financial income in the third quarter of 2017. In December 2016, Swisscom sold its stake in Metroweb S.p.A. for a purchase price of EUR 80 million (CHF 86 million). The disposal resulted in a gain of CHF 41 million, which was recognised as other financial income.

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