Notes on the consolidated balance sheet – assets

(4) Investments in affiliated companies and participating interests

 

2010

2009

Figures in EUR million

   

Affiliated companies

13

13

Participating interests

61

48

Balance at 31.12. of the year under review

74

61

Associated companies that are not recognized at equity owing to their subordinate importance for the presentation of the net assets, financial position and results of operations are recognized under participating interests (see also our remarks in the section “Accounting policies”, subsection “Summary of major accounting policies”). For these associated companies not valued at equity we have recognized assets of EUR 52 million, debts of EUR 21 million, profits for the year of EUR 0.2 million and revenues of EUR 9 million.