Overall statement by the Management Board of METRO AG on the expected course of METRO GROUP

In years to come, our goal is to achieve a long-term positive development for METRO GROUP. We will continue to expand METRO GROUP’s position as one of the leading international retail and wholesale companies. The development of the multichannel business offers enormous growth opportunities.

We have a successful portfolio of sales lines and countries, qualified employees and a corporate culture that places an emphasis on individual responsibility and entrepreneurial action. For this reason, we feel that METRO GROUP is well prepared for the future.