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At a Glance

Key Figures (IFRS)  

in € millions20142013201220112010
Business Development 
Group revenues16,67516,17916,06515,36815,065
Operating EBITDA2,3742,3112,2102,2432,355
EBITDA margin in percent1)14.214.313.814.615.6
Operating EBIT1,7691,7631,7321,7551,825
Bertelsmann Value Added (BVA)2)188283362359378
Group profit573885612612656
Investments3)1,5781,312655956753
  
Consolidated Balance Sheet 
Equity8,3818,7616,0836,1496,486
Equity ratio in percent38.940.932.233.934.7
Total assets21,54621,41818,86418,14918,702
Net financial debt1,6896811,2181,8091,913
Economic debt4)6,0394,2164,7734,9134,915
Leverage factor2.72.02.32.42.3
  
Employees (in absolute numbers) 
Germany40,84638,61138,43437,51936,462
Other countries71,19172,48865,85265,23361,066
Total112,037111,099104,286102,75297,528
 
Dividends to Bertelsmann shareholders180180180180180
Distribution on profit participation certificates4444444444
Employee profit sharing8510192107108

Total Revenues by Segments in percent5)

Total Revenues by Segments in percent

Operating EBITDA by Segments in percent5)

Operating EBITDA by Segments in percent

5) Based on total from segments not including Corporate Investments, Corporate and Consolidation.