8. Information policy

Detailed annual figures are published in the context of a press release in the second half of March, after the close of the financial year; the Annual Report is accessible online at immediately after release. A presentation for financial analysts is held on the same day.

The Annual General Meeting of shareholders is held in April or May.

The group issues a press release with the half-year figures in about mid-August. The planned publication dates can be accessed online (

Shareholders receive the annual financial statements (short report) and the interim report. Press releases can also be accessed online (

Information on exceptional events of relevance to the stock market is published in ad hoc press releases. Shareholders can register online ( to have these forwarded to them automatically.