Disclaimer

We have exercised extreme care in the compilation of the data in this report. Insofar as this report contains forward-looking statements, these are based on the data and forecasts available at the time of publication. Although such projections are drawn up with great care, a variety of factors that were unforeseeable at the time of publication may lead to deviations. The contents of the report were examined extensively by the staff members responsible. The report is published in German and as an English translation. Only the German original of this report shall be binding.