The present document is a quarterly statement pursuant to Section 51a of the Exchange Rules for the Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (BörsO FWB). The consolidated balance sheet, consolidated statement of income, consolidated statement of comprehensive income and consolidated cash flow statement were drawn up according to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) that are to be used within the European Union and released for publication by a resolution of the Executive Board on 26 April 2017. The accounting policies were the same as those applied in the preceding consolidated annual financial statement. Changes that were necessary in specific justified cases are reported separately.
The present interim financial statement was drawn up in euros (EUR), the amounts shown have been rounded to EUR thousands and in our notes – provided this does not detract from transparency – to EUR millions. Figures indicated in brackets refer to the previous year.
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|1 EUR corresponds to:||31.3.2017||31.12.2016||1.1. - 31.3.2017||1.1. - 31.3.2016|
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