Statement of changes in Group equity

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Statement of changes in Group equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue reserves

 

Cumulative changes to equity not recognised through the statement of profit or loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

in € million

 

Capital sub­scribed

 

Capital reserve

 

Re­measure­ment of defined benefit plans

 

Retained earnings

 

Currency trans­lation differ­ences

 

Available-for-sale
financial assets

 

Hedging instru­ments

 

Total equity attri­butable to Linde AG share­holders

 

Non-control­ling interests

 

Total equity

At 01.01.2015

 

475

 

6,730

 

–980

 

7,544

 

61

 

5

 

–429

 

13,406

 

861

 

14,267

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period

 

 

 

 

860

 

 

 

 

860

 

77

 

937

Other comprehensive income (net of tax)

 

 

 

–155

 

 

521

 

–11

 

–336

 

19

 

10

 

29

Total comprehensive income

 

 

 

–155

 

860

 

521

 

–11

 

–336

 

879

 

87

 

966

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dividend payments

 

 

 

 

–585

 

 

 

 

–585

 

–75

 

–660

Changes as a result of share option schemes

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

14

Repurchase of own shares

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital increase/decrease

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total contributions by and distributions to owners of the company

 

 

14

 

 

–585

 

 

 

 

–571

 

–75

 

–646

Acquisition/disposal of non-controlling interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purchase/sale of non-controlling interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Changes in ownership interests in subsidiaries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other changes

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

3

 

–2

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 30.09.2015

 

475

 

6,744

 

–1,135

 

7,822

 

582

 

–6

 

–765

 

13,717

 

871

 

14,588

At 01.01.2016

 

475

 

6,736

 

–966

 

8,112

 

1,127

 

–1

 

–905

 

14,578

 

871

 

15,449

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period

 

 

 

 

945

 

 

 

 

 

945

 

89

 

1,034

Other comprehensive income (net of tax)

 

 

 

–775

 

 

–945

 

 

171

 

–1,549

 

–19

 

–1,568

Total comprehensive income

 

 

 

–775

 

945

 

–945

 

 

171

 

–604

 

70

 

–534

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dividend payments

 

 

 

 

–640

 

 

 

 

–640

 

–69

 

–709

Changes as a result of share option schemes

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

8

Repurchase of own shares

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital increase/decrease

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total contributions by and distributions to owners of the company

 

 

8

 

 

–640

 

 

 

 

–632

 

–69

 

–701

Acquisition/disposal of non-controlling interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purchase/sale of non-controlling interests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

 

23

Changes in ownership interests in subsidiaries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

 

23

Other changes

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

2

 

–3

 

–1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 30.09.2016

 

475

 

6,744

 

–1,741

 

8,419

 

182

 

–1

 

–734

 

13,344

 

892

 

14,236