Key Financials of the Bertelsmann Group
|Key Figures (IFRS)|
|in € millions||2016||2015||2014||2013||2012|
|EBITDA margin in percent1)||15.1||14.5||14.2||14.3||13.8|
|Bertelsmann Value Added (BVA)2)||147||155||188||283||362|
|Consolidated Balance Sheet|
|Equity ratio in percent||41.6||41.2||38.9||40.9||32.2|
|Net financial debt||2,625||2,765||1,689||681||1,218|
|Dividends to Bertelsmann shareholders||180||180||180||180||180|
|Distribution on profit participation certificates||44||44||44||44||44|
|Employee profit sharing||105||95||85||101||92|
Figures until 2015 are the most recently reported previous year’s figures. Rounding may result in minor variations in the calculation of percentages.
1) Operating EBITDA as a percentage of revenues.
2) Bertelsmann uses the BVA as a strictly defined key performance indicator to evaluate the profitability of the operating business and the return on investment.
3) Taking into account the financial debt assumed, investments amounted to €1,244 million (2015: €1,281 million).
4) Net financial debt less 50 percent of the par value of the hybrid bonds plus pension provisions, profit participation capital and net present value of operating leases.
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