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Novozymes’ stock consists of two types: A and B shares. Both shares have a nominal value of DKK 2 per share, but an A share carries 10 times as many votes as a B share.

At the end of 2020, Novozymes had more than 54,000 shareholders. Roughly 75% of the B shares were held outside Denmark mainly by institutional investors. Fifty institutional investors, including Novo Holdings A/S, held approximately 60% of the B shares. Novo Holdings A/S held 25.5% of the total common stock in Novozymes and controlled 72.4% of the votes. Novo Holdings A/S is wholly owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, an independent Danish foundation whose objectives are to provide a stable base for the companies within the Novo Group and to support scientific and humanitarian purposes.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation wishes to be an “Engaged Owner” in relation to Novozymes and apply engaged ownership objectives and principles which among other things are described in ‘Objectives & Principles for engaged ownership in relation to Novo Nordisk A/S and Novozymes A/S’, cf. The Novo Nordisk Foundation supports Novozymes in achieving its vision, ensuring competitive financial results and adhering to the Charter for Companies in the Novo Group. All strategic and operational matters are solely decided by the Board and the Executive Management of Novozymes.


Names and analyst details of the financial institutions covering Novozymes with equity research.

Company Analyst Country
ABG Sundal Collier (analyst changeover) Denmark
AlphaValue Virendra Singh Chauhan France
48 Boulevard des Batignolles,
Paris 75017
+91 120 4508000
Sector(s) covered: Medical Technology/Personal care/Gambling-Gaming

Bank of America Alexander Jones UK

2 King Edward St,
London EC1A 1HQ
+44 20 7995 5828
Sector(s) covered: Chemicals

Barclays Sebastian Satz UK

5 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf,
London E14 4BB
+44 20 3134 7201
Sectors: European Chemicals

Berenberg Sebastian Bray UK

60 Threadneedle Street,
London EC2R 8HP
+44 20 3753 3011
Sectors: chemicals
Regions: Europe

Bernstein Günther Zechmann UK

50 Berkeley St,
London W1J 8HA
+44 20 7170 5019
Sectors: chemicals
Regions: Europe

Carnegie Lars Topholm Denmark

Overgaden Neden Vandet 9B,
1414 Copenhagen
+45 3288 0353

Citigroup Mubasher Chaudhry UK

33 Canada Square,
Canary Wharf,
London E14 5LB
+44 20 7986 3925
Sector(s) covered: Chemicals

Credit Suisse Samuel Perry UK

One Cabot Square,
London E14 4QJ
+44 207 888 1583
Sectors: Specialty chemicals

Danske Bank (analyst changeover) Denmark
Deutsche Bank Virginie Boucher-Ferte UK

105/108 Old Broad St,
London EC2N 1EN
+44 20 7545 7940
Sectors: chemicals
Regions: Europe

DNB Rune Majlund Dahl DK

Arne Jacobsens Allé 15,
2300 Copenhagen
+45 25 55 01 22

Exane BNP Paribas Heidi Vesterinen
Nicola Tang

1 Hanover St,
London W1S 1YZ
+44 20 3430 8439
Sectors: Consumer Ingredients
+44 7785 740855

Goldman Sachs Georgina Iwamoto UK

Plumtree Court,
25 Shoe Lane,
London EC4A 4AU
Sector(s) covered: European Chemicals

Handelsbanken Annette Lykke Denmark

Havneholmen 29,
1561 Copenhagen
+45 4679 1295
Covered Novozymes A/S since: 2015
Sectors: medtech and foodtech

Jefferies Charles Bentley UK

100 Bishopsgate,
London EC2N 4JL
+44 20 7029 8000
Sector(s) covered: European Chemicals

J.P. Morgan Jeff Zekauskas United States

383 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10179

Jyske Bank Morten Holm Enggard Denmark

Vestergade 8-16
8600 Silkeborg
+45 8989 7154

Kepler Cheuvreux (analyst changeover) Netherlands
Morningstar Rob Hales Netherlands

De Entrée 246
1101 EE Amsterdam
+31 20 560 2968
Sectors: chemicals

Nordea Michael Novod Denmark

Groenjordsvej 10,
2300 Copenhagen
+45 5547 0764

Redburn (analyst changeover) UK
SEB Søren Samsøe Denmark

Bernstorffsgade 50,
1577 Copenhagen
+45 3328 3306
Sectors: food, beverages, ingredients and retail
Regions: Nordic

Sydbank Per Fogh Denmark
+45 7437 4449

UBS Charles Eden UK

5 Broadgate,
London EC2M 2QS
+44 (0) 20 7568 9622
Sectors: European Chemicals & Consumer