Key figures

Key figures for 2021

Overview of the year

Amounts in EUR million 2021 2020
Shareholders’ equity 11,354 8,900
Net profit (share of the group) 2,593 1,379
Loan to value (in %) -2.9% -7.0%
Amounts per share in EUR 2021 2020
Shareholders’ equity(1) 337.86 264.59
Net profit (share of the group)(2) 76.99 40.94
Gross dividend 3.128571 3.014286
Net dividend 2.19 2.11

(1) Calculation based on the number of shares outstanding at year-end (33,607,072 shares in 2021 and 33,638,472 shares in 2020).​
(2) Calculation based on the weighted average number of outstanding shares (33,683,906 shares in 2021 and 33,688,424 shares in 2020).

Evolution of the shareholders’ equity over the last 20 years(4)

Evolution of the shareholders’ equity per share over the last 20 years (4)

(4) The financial data are prepared under IFRS standards since the financial year closed at 31 December 2004. The shareholders’ equity for financial years prior to 2004 corresponds to the estimated value of the assets.

(5) Figures relating to 2016 and 2017 have been restated in accordance with IAS 28, §18 to ensure that the shareholders’ equity for 2016 and 2017 can be compared with that of the following years as set up under the Investment Entity status.

Annual average return(6) (in %)

(6) Average annual growth rate over the reference period ending on 31 December 2021 (see details in the Glossary of the Annual report 2021).
(7) Shareholders’ equity per share calculated on the basis of the number of shares outstanding at year-end, gross dividend reinvested.
(8) MSCI AC World Net Total Return EUR Index – NDEEWNR Index (see details in the Glossary of the Annual report 2021).
(9) Euro Stoxx 50 Net Return Index EUR – SX5T Index (see details in the Glossary of the Annual report 2021).

Evolution of the stock price(10) over the last 20 years (in EUR)

(10) Stock price at 31 December.

Gross and net dividend per share (in EUR)

Sectoral breakdown of the portfolio in transparency(11)

    (11) Based on the fair value of the Sofina group’s investments at 31 December 2021 (portfolio in transparency).
    (12) e-commerce included.

    76 employees over our 3 offices

    16 nationalities: Belgian, British, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Indian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxemburgish, Macedonian, Portuguese, Singaporean, Spanish, Swiss.

    Distribution women/men

    Sofina’s 10 largest investments represent 27% of its shareholders’ equity(13)

    1. Byju’s
    2. Groupe Petit Forestier
    3. SC China Co-Investment 2016-A
    4. THG
    5. Cognita
    6. Hillebrand(14)
    7. bioMérieux
    8. Drylock Technologies
    9. Cambridge Associates
    10. Nuxe

    (13) Listed in decreasing order of fair value at 31 December 2021 (portfolio in transparency).

    (14) This investment was sold early 2022.