Registration Document 2013
Capital and ownership structure
6.2.4. EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP
The first employee share issue, open to participants in the “Accor
en Actions” Corporate Savings Plan, was carried out in France in
1999, with 7,900 employees purchasing shares.
In 2000, Accor launched its first international employee share
issue in 23 countries, demonstrating its commitment to offering
a significant number of employees worldwide the opportunity to
become Accor shareholders by tailoring the plan rules to comply
with legal and tax restrictions in each country. A total of 16,000
people participated in the offer.
International employee share issues were again carried out in
2002, with more than 12,600 employees participating in 25 host
countries, and in 2004, with 9,100 employees participating in
some 20 countries.
Lastly, in 2007, for the first time, a leveraged employee share
ownership plan was offered, with 8,736 employees purchasing
shares in the 26 countries where such plans are permitted by
At December 31, 2011, 0.97% of the Company’s capital was held
by 17,488 employees through employee stock ownership plans.
At December 31, 2012, 0.69% of the Company’s capital was held
by 11,514 employees through employee stock ownership plans.
At December 31, 2013, 0.62% of the Company’s capital was held
by 10,122 employees through employee stock ownership plans.
6.2.5. SECURITIES NOT CARRYING RIGHTSTO A SHARE INTHE CAPITAL
None. There are no other share equivalents outstanding.