The Lundbeck Foundation (Lundbeckfonden) has a 40.3% interest (including A shares) and the Danish pension fund ATP has a 5.1% interest. Of the 30 largest shareholders, 27 are international institutional investors – from North America, the UK and Scandinavia in particular. The international ownership is estimated at approximately 22%, representing 39% of the free float of the share capital.
The Lundbeck Foundation is an industrial foundation whose activities make a difference for people’s health and well-being through its support for scientific research. The foundation’s return on its investment in ALK contributes to this purpose.
The Lundbeck Foundation is one of the largest industrial foundations in Denmark with a total value of approximately DKK 50 billion and an annual spend of DKK 400-500 million in grants to independent biomedical research.