1 Group Structure and Shareholders
1.1 Group Structure
Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. is a joint-stock holding company under Swiss law which has direct or indirect shareholdings in all the companies worldwide which belong to the Kuoni Group. The Kuoni Group maintains lean and efficient management structures at all levels. While the Board of Directors devotes itself to overall management, strategic and supervisory duties, the Group Executive Board is entrusted with operational management tasks. For a diagram of the operational structure of the Kuoni Group, see page 6 of the Market Report.
The registered shares B of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd., Zurich, which have a nominal value of CHF 1.–, are traded on the Main Standard of the SIX Swiss Exchange (securities number 350 485, ISIN CH 0003504856). The registered shares A of Kuoni Travel Ltd., Zurich, which have a nominal value of CHF 0.20, are not listed. The company’s legal domicile is at Neue Hard 7, Zurich. Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. does not hold any equity interests in any stock-exchange-listed companies.
For details of the unlisted companies that belong to the Kuoni Group of consolidated companies, see pages 56 to 59 of the Financial Report.
1.2 Principal Shareholders
The information on principal shareholders of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. is provided in the table on page 38 of the Financial Report. The company received three notifications of significant shareholders as required under Article 20 of the Swiss Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading in the course of 2010. These notifications may be viewed at http://www.six-swiss-exchange.com/shares/companies/major_shareholders_en.html.
Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. is not aware of any shareholders’ agreements.
Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. has no cross-shareholdings, whether purely of a capital nature or involving voting rights.