Responsibility statement

To the best of our knowledge, and in accordance with the applicable reporting principles for interim financial reporting, the condensed consolidated interim financial statements give a true and fair view of the financial position and financial performance of the Group, and the interim group 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 for the remaining months of the financial year.

Frankfurt am Main, 23 July 2019

The Executive Board

Gordon Riske

Dr Eike Böhm

Ching Pong Quek

Anke Groth

Susanna Schneeberger