Note 10
Significant shareholders

Investor AB, Sweden, held 232,165,142 ABB Ltd shares as of December 31, 2017 and 2016, respectively. This corresponds to 10.71 percent and 10.48 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2017 and 2016, respectively.

Pursuant to its disclosure notice, Cevian Capital II GP Limited, Channel Islands, announced that, on behalf of its general partners it held 115,868,333 ABB Ltd shares as of September 8, 2017 which corresponds to 5.34 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2017. As of February 23, 2017 and September 13, 2016, Cevian Capital II GP Limited, Channel Islands, announced that, on behalf of its general partners it held 115,868,333 and 132,196,131 ABB Ltd shares which corresponds to 5.23 percent and 5.97 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2016.

Pursuant to its disclosure notice, BlackRock, Inc., USA, disclosed that, as per August 31, 2017, it, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, held 72,900,737 ABB Ltd shares. This corresponds to 3.36 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2017. As per July 25, 2011, BlackRock, Inc., USA, disclosed that, it, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, held 69,702,100 ABB Ltd shares. This corresponds to 3.15 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2016.

To the best of the Company’s knowledge, no other shareholder holds 3 percent or more of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights on December 31, 2017 and 2016, respectively.