Share ownership by Members of the Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board
No member of the Board of Executive Directors or the Supervisory Board owns shares in BASF SE and related options or other derivatives that account for 1% or more of the share capital. Furthermore, the total volume of BASF SE shares and related ﬁnancial instruments held by members of the Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board accounts for less than 1% of the shares issued by the company.
Share dealings of the Board of Executive Directors and Supervisory Board (obligatory reportable and publishable directors’ dealings under Article 19(1) of the E.U. Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014 (MAR))
As legally stipulated by Article 19(1) MAR, all members of the Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board as well as certain members of their families are required to disclose the purchase or sale of financial instruments of BASF SE (e.g., shares, bonds, options, forward contracts, swaps) to the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht) and to the company if transactions within the calendar year exceed the threshold of €5,000.
In 2016, a total of four purchases by members of the Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board and members of their families subject to disclosure were reported as Directors’ Dealings, involving between 417 and 2,660 BASF shares. The price per share was between €62.43 and €67.88. The volume of the individual trades was between €26,033.31 und €180,567.16. The disclosed share transactions are published on the website of BASF SE.