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Fact Sheet

General Information  
Primary Exchange: Frankfurt
Included in Major Stock Indices:
DAX®, CDAX®, Prime All Share,  EURO STOXX,  EURO STOXX Automobile & Parts, EURO STOXX 50, S&P Global 100 Index, MSCI Euro
Classes of shares: Preference shares
Ordinary shares
Number of outstanding shares (as at December 31, 2017)
Preference shares
Ordinary shares
Identification Numbers
VOLKSWAGEN AG Preference shares

VOLKSWAGEN AG Ordinary shares

766403               DE0007664039                               

766400               DE0007664005

Nominal Value: no-nominal-value shares
First Listing Date: 15/16 August 1961
Issue Price 1961: DM 350.- per DM 100.- share
Stock Splits: 17 March 1969, ratio 1:2
(from DM 100.- to DM 50.- share)

6 July 1998, ratio 1:10
(from DM 50.- to no-nominal-value share)

American Depositary Receipts

An American Depositary Receipt ("ADR") is a U.S. dollar denominated form of equity ownership in a non-U.S. company.

It represents the foreign shares of the company held on deposit by a custodian bank in the company's home country and carries the corporate and economic rights of the foreign shares, subject to the terms specified on the ADR certificate.

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft has 2 sponsored ADR programs, representing the preference and ordinary shares. Both are sponsored by J.P. Morgan and trade in the US on the over-the-counter (OTC) market.

Type Ticker Cusip Ratio
(ADR vs underlying)
Preferred VLKPY 928 662 402 5:1
Ordinary VLKAY 928 662 303 5:1

Worldwide Listings

Volkswagen is globally represented with its products and its shares. The exchanges on which the shares are listed are set out below:

Domestic   Foreign  
Berlin 1961 Basle 1967 1
Düsseldorf 1961 Geneva 1967 1
Frankfurt 1961 Zurich 1967 1
Hamburg 1961 Luxembourg 1979
Hanover 1961    
Munich 1961    
Stuttgart 1961    


In 1995 Switzerland's stock exchanges in Geneva, Basle and Zurich merged to form the SIX Swiss Exchange.


Intended Delisting London Stock Exchange
Delisting of shares and cancellation of trading on LSE

Notice to the holders of the € 3,700,000,000 5.5% Convertible Bond of Volkswagen International Finance N.V. due 2015