Bossard Holding AG, the parent company of the Bossard Group, is a limited company under Swiss law with its registered office in Zug. Bossard Holding AG is the only listed company belonging to the group of consolidated companies. It holds a direct or indirect interest in the companies listed in note 28 of the financial report. Bossard Holding AG (Swiss securities no. 23862714, ISIN CH0238627142/ BOSN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Its stock market capitalization as of December 31, 2023 was CHF 1,702.0 million (2022: CHF 1,537.7 million). The Group’s structure aims to provide the best possible support for its business activities within an efficient legal, financial and strategic framework. This means that the structure should be as simple as possible and also transparent to anyone outside the Group. The Bossard Group operates in industrial fastening technology and generates its entire revenue in this market segment. Further information regarding the Group structure is set out in the notes to the financial report.