Key Figures (IFRS)
|in € millions||H1 2015||H1 2014|
|Business Development (continuing operations)|
|– RTL Group||2,788||2,687|
|– Penguin Random House||1,697||1,461|
|– Gruner + Jahr||752||908|
|– Be Printers||362||482|
|EBITDA margin in percent1)||13.2||13.0|
|Consolidated Balance Sheet|
|Equity ratio in percent||39.5||38.9|
|Employees (in absolute numbers)|
|Figures adjusted for H1 2014 and total assets and equity as of December 31, 2014.|
1) Operating EBITDA as a percentage of revenues.
2) Taking into account the financial debt assumed, investments amounted to €515 million (H1 2014: €469 million).
3) Net financial debt less 50 percent of the par value of the hybrid bonds plus pension provisions, profit participation capital and present value of operating leases.