8. Information policy

In the second half of March, after the close of the financial year, the detailed annual figures are published in a media release; at the same time, the annual report is put online ( A financial analysts’ conference is held on the same day.

The Annual General Meeting is held in April or May. After the half-year results, a press release is published by the Group (approximately mid-August). The scheduled publication dates are available online (

Shareholders receive the annual financial statements (summary report) and the half-year report. The media releases can also be accessed online (

Extraordinary events relevant to the stock exchange are published in ad hoc announcements. The corresponding announcements can be subscribed to (