Note 10
Significant shareholders

Investor AB, Sweden, held 232,165,142 ABB Ltd shares as of December 31, 2016 and 2015, respectively. This corresponds to 10.48 percent and 10.03 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2016 and 2015, respectively.

Pursuant to its disclosure notices, 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 as of February 23, 2017 and September 13, 2016 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. As of July 24, 2015, it announced it held 119,377,120 ABB Ltd shares which corresponds to 5.16 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2015.

Pursuant to its disclosure notice, BlackRock, Inc., USA, disclosed that, as per July 25, 2011, it, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, held 69,702,100 ABB Ltd shares. This corresponds to 3.15 percent and 3.0 percent of ABB Ltd’s total share capital and voting rights as registered in the Commercial Register on December 31, 2016 and 2015, respectively.

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, 2016 and 2015, respectively.