Cash flow statement1

for the short financial year from 1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015

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€ million

2013/142

2014/15

1

The cash flow statement is explained in the notes to the consolidated financial statements in no. 42 – notes to the cash flow statement

2

Adjustment of previous year’s figures due to discontinued operations (see notes to the consolidated financial statements – notes to the group accounting principles and methods)

3

The reported dividend includes dividends of approximately €–25 million to non-controlling interests whose interests are shown fully as debt capital due to put options

4

The reported dividend includes dividends of approximately €–7 million to non-controlling interests whose interests are shown fully as debt capital due to put options

EBIT

1,077

711

Depreciation/amortisation/impairment losses/reversal of impairment losses of assets excl. financial investments

1,151

1,465

Change in provisions for pensions and other provisions

19

104

Change in net working capital

3

−305

Income taxes paid

−383

−547

Reclassification of gains (−) / losses (+) from the disposal of fixed assets

−101

−214

Other

−12

381

Cash flow from operating activities of continuing operations

1,754

1,595

Cash flow from operating activities of discontinued operations

254

251

Cash flow from operating activities

2,008

1,846

Corporate acquisitions

0

−251

Investments in property, plant and equipment (excl. finance leases)

−762

−986

Other investments

−365

−619

Disposals of subsidiaries

−89

66

Disposal of long-term assets

522

389

Gains (+) / losses (−) from the disposal of fixed assets

101

214

Cash flow from investing activities of continuing operations

−593

−1,187

Cash flow from investing activities of discontinued operations

−122

1,972

Cash flow from investing activities

−715

785

Dividends paid

 

 

to METRO AG shareholders

0

−3193

to other shareholders

−86

−454

Redemption of liabilities from put options of non-controlling interests

−1

0

Proceeds from long-term borrowings

3,372

3,537

Redemption of borrowings

−4,255

−3,624

Interest paid

−406

−334

Interest received

47

59

Profit and loss transfers and other financing activities

−23

8

Cash outflow for financing of discontinued operations

0

0

Cash flow from financing activities of continuing operations

−1,352

−718

Cash flow from financing activities of discontinued operations

−96

121

Cash flow from financing activities

−1,448

−597

Total cash flows

−155

2,034

Currency effects on cash and cash equivalents

−1

−25

Total change in cash and cash equivalents

−156

2,009

Cash and cash equivalents as of 1 October

2,564

2,408

Cash and cash equivalents shown under IFRS 5 assets

0

2

Cash and cash equivalents as of 1 October

2,564

2,406

Total cash and cash equivalents as of 30 September

2,408

4,417

Cash and cash equivalents shown under IFRS 5 assets

2

2

Cash and cash equivalents as of 30 September

2,406

4,415