The share capital amounts to CHF 342’623.70, made up of 34’262’370 shares with dividend entitlement and a par value of CHF 0.01. All shares are fully paid in and registered. On June 30, 2023, conditional share capital amounted to CHF 17'000 (December 31, 2022: CHF 17'000), consisting of 1'700'000 shares with a par value of CHF 0.01.
The total number of treasury shares held by Sulzer Ltd as of June 30, 2023, was 328'409 shares (December 31, 2022: 523'855 shares).
The treasury shares are mainly held for the purpose of issuing shares under the management share-based payment programs.
On April 19, 2023, the Annual General Meeting approved an ordinary dividend of CHF 3.50 (2022: ordinary dividend of CHF 3.50) per share to be paid out of reserves. The dividend was paid to shareholders on April 25, 2023. The total amount of the dividend to shareholders of Sulzer Ltd was CHF 118.9 million (2022: CHF 118.7 million), thereof paid dividends of CHF 80.9 million (2022: CHF 80.6 million), and unpaid dividends of CHF 38.0 million (2022: CHF 38.1 million). The unpaid dividends are reflected in the balance sheet position “Other current and accrued liabilitiesˮ (see note 13).
Acquisition of non-controlling interests without change of control
Reference is made to note 4.
Contribution from medmix
The contribution relates to vested shares under Sulzer share plans for medmix employees.