(Convenience Translations – the German version is the only legally binding version)
The Declaration of Conformity on the recommendations of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code in accordance with section 161 of the AktG (German Public Companies Act) was published on 14 February 2023 as follows:
The Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Deutsche EuroShop AG declare that the recommendations of the "Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code" in the version dated April 28, 2022 have been and are being complied with, with only one exception as indicated below.
1. The consolidated financial statements are published within 120 days of the end of the financial year (Code Section F.2)
It is important to the Company to publish audited financial statements that have been approved by the Supervisory Board. An earlier publication date is not feasible due to the schedules for the preparation, auditing and adoption of the financial statements. Unaudited data of relevance to the capital market is published in advance.
Hamburg, 14 February 2023
The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board
Deutsche EuroShop AG