CRH has a broad international shareholder base.

Shareholdings below as at 31 December 2022.

Ownership of Ordinary Shares

Geographic Location (i) Number of shares held ‘000s % of total
North America 241,393 32.1
United Kingdom 210,936 28.0
Europe/Other 145,648 19.3
Retail 120,764 16.1
Ireland 26,001 3.5
Treasury (ii) 7,398 1.0
Total 752,140 100.0

(i) This represents a best estimate of the number of shares controlled by fund managers resident in the geographic regions indicated. Private shareholders are classified as retail above.

(ii) As detailed in note 29 to the Consolidated Financial Statements.