To the best of our knowledge, and in accordance with the applicable reporting principles, the Consolidated Financial Statements give a true and fair view of assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss of the Group, and the Group combined management report includes a fair review of the development and performance of the business and the position of the Group, together with a description of the principal opportunities and risks associated with the expected development of the Group.
Duesseldorf, January 16, 2012
The Management Board
|Uwe Röhrhoff||Hans-Jürgen Wiecha||Dr. Max Raster||Andreas Schütte|