FAQ

Shares

How many NORMA Group shares are issued?

There are 31,862,400 shares of NORMA Group SE issued.

What is the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) and the Wertpapierkennnummer (WKN)?

ISIN: DE000A1H8BV3
Security Identification Number: A1H8BV.

What is the ticker symbol of NORMA Group shares?

The ticker symbol is NOEJ.

Where are NORMA Group shares traded?

NORMA Group shares are actually traded in the electronic trading system Xetra, at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange as well as at regional stock exchanges in Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Hanover, Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.

Are NORMA Group shares included in indices?

NORMA Group shares are among others included in the MDAX, CDAX and Prime All Share Index. An entire list of all indices the NORMA Group share is included in, can be found here: http://www.boerse-frankfurt.de/en/equities/norma+group+se+DE000A1H8BV3/master+data

When and where was the first listing of NORMA Group shares?

NORMA Group shares were listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on April 8, 2011. You will find any information regarding the IPO (Initial Public Offering) in the Investor Relations section on our website.

Where do I find information about the share price development of NORMA Group shares?

Updated share price information can be found in the Investor Relations section on our website.

What is the free float in NORMA Group shares?

Since 2013, the free float is 100%. You will find further information on the ownership structure in the Investor Relations section on our website in the chapter ‘Share’.

To which class of shares do NORMA Group shares belong to?

NORMA Group shares are registered shares (Namensaktie).

Where can I find explanations for terms relating to the shares?

You can find explanations in the Investor Relations section on our website in the chapter ‘Glossary’.

When does the Annual General Meeting of NORMA Group take place?

NORMA Group’s AGM 2016 took place on June 2, 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany. The next AGM will take place on May 23, 2017. Detailed information will be published on our website prior to the event.

Nominal Shares

What is a nominal share?

A company with registered shares has a share register with details of the shareholders as to name, date of birth, address and number of retained shares. Only those parties listed in the share register count as shareholders (§ 67 Abs. 1 und 2 AktG). A shareholder has the right to request information relating to his/her personal data listed in the share register.
The company is allowed to use the share register’s data for the duties to be fulfilled towards the shareholders. The company is only allowed to use the data for promotion if the shareholder does not dissent. Shareholders are to be informed of the right to dissent in an adequate way (§ 67 Abs. 6 AktG).
In case of dissent please contact NORMA Group SE, Investor Relations. You need to specify your personal data (name, address, date of birth) to ensure a distinct identification in the share register.

Does the share register impose operating costs on the shareholders and do the custody fees raise?

There are no operating costs for the shareholders due to the share register. There is no raise in custody fees.

Is it possible for a shareholder who is not listed in the share register to participate in the Annual General Meeting?

A participation in the Annual General Meeting is not readily possible as only parties listed in the share register count as shareholders. A shareholder who is not listed cannot register for the Annual General Meeting. A letter of attorney has to be issued by the party listed in the share register in place of the shareholder to enable the participation in the Annual General Meeting.

Do shareholders have to inform the company about changes in address?

The custodian bank of the shareholder informs the company about changes in the address of clients.

Who is entitled to inspect the share register and where?

All shareholders are entitled to inspect the share register in the business premises of the company but this entitlement is limited to the own personal data.

Is the stored data in the share register passed on to third parties?

No, the data is not passed on and is only used for internal purposes of the company.

Who has access to the share register?

Access to the confidential data of the share register is only granted to a few selected employees of Investor Relations and the external share register service provider mandated by NORMA Group.

General Questions to NORMA Group

When was NORMA Group established?

NORMA Group was formed in 2006 as a result of the merger between the German Rasmussen GmbH – founded in 1949 – and the Swedish ABA Group – founded in 1896. Ever since NORMA has developed into a multinational company with more than 6,700 employees and 25 production facilities all over the world. Since 2011 NORMA Group is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. In 2013 it was transformed into a Societas Europaea (SE).

According to which financial accounting standards does NORMA Group report?

The annual financial statements are prepared according to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

What is the business year of NORMA Group?

NORMA Group’s business year equals the calendar year (January 1 to December 31).

How can I order Annual Reports / Interim Reports?

You can order Annual Reports and Interim Reports via email, telephone or post. You will find the contact details of our Investor Relations team in the IR section of our website. You can also send an e-mail to the following address: ir@normagroup.com.

What are the business segments of NORMA Group?

  • 1. Engineered Joining Technology (EJT)
    The area of EJT includes sophisticated, individually customised joining technology and is particularly characterised by close development partnerships with OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). NORMA Group’s central development departments and resident engineers work together with the customer on developing solutions for specific industrial challenges. Due to the constant proximity to customers in the area of EJT, NORMA Group’s engineers gain comprehensive knowledge and a deep understanding of the various challenges their end markets and customers face. Such development partnerships result in high-technology products that are designed not only to meet the needs of customers with respect to efficiency and performance, but that also take aspects such as weight reduction and quick installation into consideration. As a result, they generate substantial added value for the customers and contribute to their economic success.
       
  • 2. Distribution Services (DS)
    Via its Distribution Services (DS), NORMA Group markets a broad range of high-quality, standardised brand products. In addition to its own global distribution network, the Company also relies on multipliers such as sales representatives, retailers and importers. Its customers include, among others, distributors, specialised wholesalers, OEM customers in the aftermarket segment, do-it-yourself stores and small application industries. The brands ABA®, Breeze®, Connectors® Clamp-All®, FISH®, Five Star®, Gemi®, NDS®, NORMA®, R.G.RAY®, Serflex® TERRY® and TORCA® exemplify technological know-how, high quality and reliability and meet the technical standards of the countries in which they are sold.

How many employees are working for NORMA Group?

As of December 31, 2016 NORMA Group’s number of employees amounted 5,450 (core workforce).

How many NORMA Group shares are issued?

There are 31,862,400 shares of NORMA Group SE issued.

What is the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) and the Wertpapierkennnummer (WKN)?

ISIN: DE000A1H8BV3
Security Identification Number: A1H8BV.

What is the ticker symbol of NORMA Group shares?

The ticker symbol is NOEJ.

Where are NORMA Group shares traded?

NORMA Group shares are actually traded in the electronic trading system Xetra, at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange as well as at regional stock exchanges in Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Hanover, Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.

Are NORMA Group shares included in indices?

NORMA Group shares are among others included in the MDAX, CDAX and Prime All Share Index. An entire list of all indices the NORMA Group share is included in, can be found here: http://www.boerse-frankfurt.de/en/equities/norma+group+se+DE000A1H8BV3/master+data

When and where was the first listing of NORMA Group shares?

NORMA Group shares were listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on April 8, 2011. You will find any information regarding the IPO (Initial Public Offering) in the Investor Relations section on our website.

Where do I find information about the share price development of NORMA Group shares?

Updated share price information can be found in the Investor Relations section on our website.

What is the free float in NORMA Group shares?

Since 2013, the free float is 100%. You will find further information on the ownership structure in the Investor Relations section on our website in the chapter ‘Share’.

To which class of shares do NORMA Group shares belong to?

NORMA Group shares are registered shares (Namensaktie).

Where can I find explanations for terms relating to the shares?

You can find explanations in the Investor Relations section on our website in the chapter ‘Glossary’.

When does the Annual General Meeting of NORMA Group take place?

NORMA Group’s AGM 2016 took place on June 2, 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany. The next AGM will take place on May 23, 2017. Detailed information will be published on our website prior to the event.

What is a nominal share?

A company with registered shares has a share register with details of the shareholders as to name, date of birth, address and number of retained shares. Only those parties listed in the share register count as shareholders (§ 67 Abs. 1 und 2 AktG). A shareholder has the right to request information relating to his/her personal data listed in the share register.
The company is allowed to use the share register’s data for the duties to be fulfilled towards the shareholders. The company is only allowed to use the data for promotion if the shareholder does not dissent. Shareholders are to be informed of the right to dissent in an adequate way (§ 67 Abs. 6 AktG).
In case of dissent please contact NORMA Group SE, Investor Relations. You need to specify your personal data (name, address, date of birth) to ensure a distinct identification in the share register.

Does the share register impose operating costs on the shareholders and do the custody fees raise?

There are no operating costs for the shareholders due to the share register. There is no raise in custody fees.

Is it possible for a shareholder who is not listed in the share register to participate in the Annual General Meeting?

A participation in the Annual General Meeting is not readily possible as only parties listed in the share register count as shareholders. A shareholder who is not listed cannot register for the Annual General Meeting. A letter of attorney has to be issued by the party listed in the share register in place of the shareholder to enable the participation in the Annual General Meeting.

Do shareholders have to inform the company about changes in address?

The custodian bank of the shareholder informs the company about changes in the address of clients.

Who is entitled to inspect the share register and where?

All shareholders are entitled to inspect the share register in the business premises of the company but this entitlement is limited to the own personal data.

Is the stored data in the share register passed on to third parties?

No, the data is not passed on and is only used for internal purposes of the company.

Who has access to the share register?

Access to the confidential data of the share register is only granted to a few selected employees of Investor Relations and the external share register service provider mandated by NORMA Group.

When was NORMA Group established?

NORMA Group was formed in 2006 as a result of the merger between the German Rasmussen GmbH – founded in 1949 – and the Swedish ABA Group – founded in 1896. Ever since NORMA has developed into a multinational company with more than 6,700 employees and 25 production facilities all over the world. Since 2011 NORMA Group is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. In 2013 it was transformed into a Societas Europaea (SE).

According to which financial accounting standards does NORMA Group report?

The annual financial statements are prepared according to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

What is the business year of NORMA Group?

NORMA Group’s business year equals the calendar year (January 1 to December 31).

How can I order Annual Reports / Interim Reports?

You can order Annual Reports and Interim Reports via email, telephone or post. You will find the contact details of our Investor Relations team in the IR section of our website. You can also send an e-mail to the following address: ir@normagroup.com.

What are the business segments of NORMA Group?

  • 1. Engineered Joining Technology (EJT)
    The area of EJT includes sophisticated, individually customised joining technology and is particularly characterised by close development partnerships with OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). NORMA Group’s central development departments and resident engineers work together with the customer on developing solutions for specific industrial challenges. Due to the constant proximity to customers in the area of EJT, NORMA Group’s engineers gain comprehensive knowledge and a deep understanding of the various challenges their end markets and customers face. Such development partnerships result in high-technology products that are designed not only to meet the needs of customers with respect to efficiency and performance, but that also take aspects such as weight reduction and quick installation into consideration. As a result, they generate substantial added value for the customers and contribute to their economic success.
       
  • 2. Distribution Services (DS)
    Via its Distribution Services (DS), NORMA Group markets a broad range of high-quality, standardised brand products. In addition to its own global distribution network, the Company also relies on multipliers such as sales representatives, retailers and importers. Its customers include, among others, distributors, specialised wholesalers, OEM customers in the aftermarket segment, do-it-yourself stores and small application industries. The brands ABA®, Breeze®, Connectors® Clamp-All®, FISH®, Five Star®, Gemi®, NDS®, NORMA®, R.G.RAY®, Serflex® TERRY® and TORCA® exemplify technological know-how, high quality and reliability and meet the technical standards of the countries in which they are sold.

How many employees are working for NORMA Group?

As of December 31, 2016 NORMA Group’s number of employees amounted 5,450 (core workforce).

Last update: November 3rd, 2016