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Which divisions belong to the GF Corporation and what are their core-businesses?

The GF Corporation has four divisions:

  • GF Piping Systems is a leading supplier of piping systems made of plastics and metal. The division focuses on system solutions and high-quality components for the safe transport of water, chemicals and gases, as well as corresponding services. The product portfolio of fittings, valves, pipes, automation and jointing technologies covers all applications of the water cycle.
  • GF Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that efficiently and effectively move water through cities, buildings, and homes. We provide safe drinking water, energy-efficient radiant heating and cooling systems as well as reliable infrastructure solutions. We help customers in residential and commercial construction, municipalities, and utilities, be more productive – and continuously find new ways to conserve, manage and provide water responsibly, unlocking its potential to provide comfort, health, and efficiency. 
  • GF Casting Solutions is one of the leading solution providers of lightweight components in the mobility and energy industry. As a future-oriented company, GF Casting Solutions acts as a driving force for innovation in the foundry and additive manufacturing world and wants to take the lead in shaping the development of sustainable mobility.
  • GF Machining Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of complete solutions to the tool and mold making industry and to manufacturers of precision components. The portfolio includes Milling, wire-cutting, and die-sinking EDM machines. Moreover, the division offers Spindles, Laser texturing, Laser micromachining, Additive Manufacturing, Tooling and Automation, as well as digitalization solutions.

Who is on the Board of Directors?

The Board of Directors is made up of eight people. Its duties and responsibilities are defined by the Swiss Code of Obligations, the Articles of Association and the Corporation’s own Code of Conduct and organizational rules.

Who belongs to the Executive Committee?

The Executive Committee consists of six members. As President and CEO, Andreas Müller is responsible for the management of the entire GF Corporation and at the same time Head of Corporate Development. He is supported in this by the heads of the four Corporate Groups and the CFO and Head of Corporate Finance and Controlling.

Executive Committee:

  • Andreas Müller, CEO and at the same time Head of Corporate Development
  • Mads Joergensen CFO and Head of Corporate Finance and Controlling
  • Joost Geginat, GF Piping Systems  
  • Michael Rauterkus, GF Uponor (Appointed)
  • Carlos Vasto, GF Casting Solutions
  • Ivan Filisetti, GF Machining Solutions

How many employees work for GF Corporation and where do they work?


Country Percentage
Germany 8
Switzerland 23
Rest of Europe 23
China 23
Rest of Asia 4
Americas 15
Rest of world 4

According to which accounting standards does the GF Corporation prepare its financial statements?

The consolidated statement of the GF Corporation is prepared according to Swiss GAAP FER as of the fiscal year 2013 and complies with the requirements of Swiss law.

Previously the consolidated financial statements were prepared according to IFRS (formerly IAS) between 1993 and the fiscal year 2012.

How many GF shares are there?

There were 82,017,960 shares as at 31 December 2022.

What is the par value of GF shares?

The par value per registered share amounts CHF 0.05.

In which share indices is GF listed?

The share is represented in various indices and subindices, including the SPI (Swiss Performance Index), SPI Extra, SPI ex SLI, SMIM (SMI Mid), SMI Expanded, Swiss All Share Index, UBS 100 Index, ESG Equity Index,  SXI Swiss Sustainability 25 Index.  (country: Switzerland)

Is GF entitled to buy its own shares?

The company is allowed to buy its own shares only if it has the necessary capital at its disposal and the total par value of the shares it buys does not exceed ten percent of the total share capital.

How long before the Annual Shareholders' Meeting can GF shares be traded?

The purchase and sale of GF shares is possible at all times, there are no trade restrictions. The reference day for the registration in the share register is about ten days prior to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting. The registration in the share register is a condition precedent to receive voting rights.

What is the Corporation’s dividend policy?

GF has a results-oriented dividend policy, meaning that about 30% to 40% of the Corporation’s annual profits goes to shareholders.

What kind of dividends have been paid out during the past few years?

Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Dividend payment from capital contribution reserves
Par value reduction
Dividend registered share
Annual Shareholders' Meeting Dividend payment from capital contribution reserves Par value reduction Dividend registered share
19.04.2023     1.30 CHF
    1.00 CHF
21.04.2021     0.75 CHF
15.04.2020     1.25 CHF
17.04.2019     1.25 CHF
18.04.2018     1.15 CHF
19.04.2017     1.00 CHF
23.03.2016     0.90 CHF
18.03.2015 0.12 CHF   0.73 CHF
19.03.2014 0.35 CHF 0.45 CHF  
20.03.2013 0.75 CHF    
21.03.2012 0.75 CHF    

When will be the dividend payment in 2023?

The shareholders will decide about the dividend distribution at the Annual Shareholder's Meeting on 19 April 2023. The dividend will be paid on 25 April 2023.

By when must shareholders have bought their shares in order to be eligible for this payout?

Investors must hold the shares latest by 20 April 2023 in order to be eligible for this year's dividend distribution.

How are profits distributed?

If the shares are held by a custodian bank, the sum due will be paid to this bank. Registered shareholders who keep their shares at home or in a bank vault will receive the sum due at the address for dividend payments they themselves have provided.

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