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Borussia Dortmund announces preliminary results for the financial year 2012/201364753

Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Preliminary Results

22.08.2013 12:00

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Given to the participation in the UEFA Champions League final, the vice-championship in the Bundesliga and again significantly increased transfer revenues compared to the previous year Borussia Dortmund achieved in the financial year 2012/2013 a new record regarding revenues and results in clubs over 100 year old history.

Revenues increased in the group statement from EUR 215.2 Mio. in the previous year to EUR 305.0 Mio and in the individual statement from EUR 191.2 Mio. in the previous year to EUR 272.4 Mio.

Earnings before taxes (EBT) amounted EUR 61.5 Mio. (previous year EUR 39.3 Mio.) in the individual statement and EUR 60.0 Mio. (previous year EUR 36.6 Mio.) in the group statement.

In the preceding financial year (01.07.2012 - 30.06.2013) Borussia Dortmund recorded an individual annual result of EUR 53.3 Mio. (previous year EUR 34.3 Mio.) and a Group annual result of EUR 51.2 Mio. (previous year EUR 27.5 Mio.). The deviation of the annual results between the individual and the according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) determined group financial statement mainly resulted - as in the previous years before - from increased depreciations concerning the stadium and from adjustments concerning deferred taxes which however did not have an impact on liquidity.

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted EUR 73.2 Mio. (previous year EUR 48.2 Mio.) in the individual financial statement and EUR 87.5 Mio. (previous year EUR 60.0 Mio.) in the group financial statement.

The revenues in the individual financial statement in a total amount EUR 272.4 Mio. (previous year 191.2) spread as follows: EUR 44.8 Mio. (previous year EUR 31.4 Mio.) match operations; EUR 87.6 Mio. (previous year EUR 60.4 Mio.) TV-Rights; EUR 69.3 Mio. (previous year EUR 57.8 Mio.) sponsoring; EUR 51.6 Mio. (previous year EUR 26.1 Mio.) transfer; EUR 19.1 Mio (previous year EUR 15.5 Mio.) retail / conference / catering/ miscellaneous.

Total operating performance of the company increased from EUR 198.9 Mio. (previous year) by EUR 75.8 Mio. to EUR 274.7 Mio. in the individual financial statement. Other operating income of Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA decreased from EUR 7.7 Mio. by EUR 5.4 Mio. to EUR 2.3 Mio.

Personnel expenses of the company in the individual financial statement increased from EUR 74.5 Mio. by EUR 25.3 Mio. to EUR 99.8 Mio. in the preceding financial year. Depreciations in the individual financial statement increased as well from EUR 10.9 Mio. by EUR 3.6 Mio. to EUR 14.5 Mio. Compared to the previous year other operating expenses rose from EUR 76.1 Mio. by EUR 25.6 Mio. to EUR 101.7 Mio.

The financial result in the individual financial statement improved from EUR 2.0 Mio. by EUR 0.8 Mio. to EUR 2.8 Mio.

Given to the result situation the management intends to propose to the supervisory board the payment of a dividend in an amount of 0.10 EUR per share for the decision to be jointly taken regarding the proposal of appropriation of profits to the annual shareholders' meeting. The supervisory board will adopt a decision about this in its meeting on September 24th, 2013.

Dortmund, August 22nd, 2013

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Today Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA will hold an annual press conference regarding the preliminary results for the financial year 2012/2013 in Dortmund on 12:00 CET which can be followed real-time via LIVE-Streaming hosted at our IR website

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