Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income

Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income  download icon

in € millionsNotes20152014 (adjusted)
Group profit or loss1,108572
 
Items that will not be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss
Remeasurement component of defined benefit plans282(565)
Share of other comprehensive income of investments accounted for using the equity method(1)
  
Items that will be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss when specific conditions are met
Currency translation differences
– changes recognized in equity276272
– reclassification adjustments for gains (losses) included in profit or loss(2)(28)
Available-for-sale financial assets
– changes in fair value recognized in equity(4)(8)
– reclassification adjustments for gains (losses) included in profit or loss
Cash flow hedges
– changes in fair value recognized in equity2334
– reclassification adjustments for gains (losses) included in profit or loss(17)4
Share of other comprehensive income of investments accounted for using the equity method7
  
Other comprehensive income net of tax18558(285)
 
Group total comprehensive income1,666287
 
attributable to:
Bertelsmann shareholders1,164(175)
Non-controlling interests502462

Reconciliation to Operating EBITDA (Continuing Operations)  download icon

in € millionsNotes20152014 (adjusted)
EBIT from continuing operations1,6811,149
Special items7
Impairment on goodwill and other intangible assets with indefinite useful life as well as gains from business combinations87
Adjustment to carrying amounts on assets held for sale47
Impairment on other financial assets1718
Impairment losses and reversals on investments accounted for using the equity method23(4)
Results from disposals of investments(24)155
Fair value remeasurement of investments(82)(24)
Restructuring and other special items257340
Amortization/depreciation, impairment losses and reversals of intangible assets and property, plant and equipment616793
Adjustments on amortization/depreciation, impairment losses and reversals of intangible assets and property, plant and equipment included in special items (3)(187)
Operating EBITDA from continuing operations 2,4852,374