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Publisher
METRO AG
Metro-Straße 1
40235 Düsseldorf, Germany
PO Box 23 03 61
40089 Düsseldorf, Germany

METRO GROUP on the internet
www.metrogroup.de

Investor Relations
Phone: +49 (211) 6886-1051
Fax: +49 (211) 6886-3759
investorrelations@metro.de

Corporate Communications and Public Policy
Phone: +49 (211) 6886-4252
Fax: +49 (211) 6886-2001
presse@metro.de

Project lead, concept and editorial
Katharina Meisel

Project management
Katrin Mingels, Inga Reske, Viktoria Rous

Graphic design (Printed version)
Strichpunkt GmbH, Stuttgart/Berlin, Germany

HTML design, concept and realization
nexxar GmbH, Vienna - Online annual reports and online sustainability reports

Editorial support and realisation
Ketchum Pleon GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

Printing
Druckstudio GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

Photography
Urban Zintel: cover, PDF pp. 2, 3, 14–35, 37–39
Thomas Rabsch: PDF pp. 5, 8, 12, 13, 42
Aire Eder: PDF pp. 36, 38
John M. John: PDF pp. 52, 54, 56

Photo credits
METRO AG

Published on 14 December 2016

Disclaimer
This annual report contains forward-looking statements that are based on certain assumptions and expectations at the time of its publication. These statements are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties, which means that actual results may differ substantially from the future-oriented statements made here. Many of these risks and uncertainties relate to factors that are beyond METRO GROUP’s ability to control or estimate precisely. This includes future market conditions and economic developments, the behaviour of other market participants, the achievement of expected synergy effects as well as legal and political decisions. METRO GROUP does not undertake any obligation to publicly correct or update these forward-looking state ments to reflect events or circumstances that have occurred after the publication date of this material.

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