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Review

Revenue and earnings benefit from positive exchange rate effects

Group revenue: EUR 13.552 bn (2014: EUR 12.584 bn)

Outlook for 2015: Revised forecast for Group revenue of between EUR 17.9 bn and EUR 18.5 bn now confirmed

Revenue

€ million
9M/2014 – 12,584
9M/2015 – 13,552

Operating
profit1

€ million
9M/2014 – 2,898
9M/2015 – 3,137

1 EBIT (before non-recurring items) adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets.

Operating
Margin

%
9M/2014 – 23.0
9M/2015 – 23.1

Interim Report 9M/2015

Revenue and earnings benefit from positive exchange rate effects

Group revenue: EUR 13.552 bn (2014: EUR 12.584 bn)

Outlook for 2015: Revised forecast for Group revenue of between EUR 17.9 bn and EUR 18.5 bn now confirmed

9M/2014 12,584
9M/2015 13,552
9M/2014 2,898
9M/2015 3,137

1 EBIT (before non-recurring items) adjusted for amortisation of intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets.

9M/2014 23.0
9M/2015 23.1

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