Consolidated Statement of Changes in Equity

Consolidated Statement of Changes in Equity  

Subscribed capital Capital reserve Retained earnings Bertelsmann shareholders’ equity Non-controlling interests Total
  Other retained earnings Cumulated other comprehensive income1)
in € millions Currency translation differences Available-for-sale financial assets Cash flow hedges Share of other comprehensive income of investments accounted for using the equity method
Balance as of 1/1/2014 1,000 2,345 3,847 (301) 22 (7) 6 6,912 1,849 8,761
Group profit or loss 162 162 410 572
Other comprehensive income (544) 179 (6) 28 6 (337) 52 (285)
Group total comprehensive income (382) 179 (6) 28 6 (175) 462 287
Dividend distributions (180) (180) (440) (620)
Changes in ownership interests in subsidiaries that do not result in a loss of control 2 2 9 11
Equity transactions with shareholders (178) (178) (431) (609)
Other changes (31) 5 1 (25) (34) (59)
Balance as of 12/31/2014 1,000 2,345 3,256 (117) 16 21 13 6,534 1,846 8,380
Balance as of 1/1/2015 1,000 2,345 3,257 (117) 16 21 13 6,535 1,846 8,381
Adjustment (1) (1) (1)
Balance as of 1/1/20152) 1,000 2,345 3,256 (117) 16 21 13 6,534 1,846 8,380
Group profit or loss 677 677 431 1,108
Other comprehensive income 269 213 (3) 6 2 487 71 558
Group total comprehensive income 946 213 (3) 6 2 1,164 502 1,666
Dividend distributions (180) (180) (440) (620)
Changes in ownership interests in subsidiaries that do not result in a loss of control (26) 2 (24) 20 (4)
Equity transactions with shareholders (206) 2 (204) (420) (624)
Other changes (3) (3) 15 12
Balance as of 12/31/2015 1,000 2,345 3,993 96 13 29 15 7,491 1,943 9,434