Notes on the consolidated balance sheet – assets

(15) Other assets

 

2010

2009

Figures in EUR million

   

Own-use real estate

646

612

Tax refund claims

266

216

Plant and equipment

140

148

Interest and rent due

15

12

Sundry assets

714

667

Balance at 31.12. of the year under review

1,781

1,655



Development of own-use real estate

2010

2009

Figures in EUR million

   

Gross book value at 31.12. of the previous year

822

757

Adjustment of values carried forward from prior years 1)

–23

Gross book value at 01.01. of the year under review

799

757

Change in consolidated group

1

Additions

56

62

Disposals

136

1

Reclassification

–32

2

Currency exchange rate differences

2

1

Gross book value at 31.12. of the year under review

689

822

     

Accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses at 31.12. of the previous year

210

185

Adjustment of values carried forward from prior years 1)

–23

Accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses at 01.01. of the year under review

187

185

Change in consolidated group

Additions

15

Disposals

134

Depreciation/impairment

   

Scheduled

12

11

Unscheduled

1

2

Reclassification

–23

–3

Accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses at 31.12. of the year under review

43

210

     

Balance at 31.12. of the previous year

612

572

Balance at 31.12. of the year under review

646

612


1) The values carried forward were adjusted in connection with implementation of a new IT system; there were no implications for the carrying value

The fair value of the own-use real estate amounted to EUR 697 (691) million as at the balance sheet date. These fair values were calculated largely using the discounted cash flow method. The methods used to determine the book values are set out in the section entitled “Accounting policies”, subsection “Summary of major accounting policies”.

An amount of EUR 245 (253) million was allocated from the own-use real estate to special cover funds. The expenditures capitalized for buildings under construction amounted to EUR 96 (42) million as at the balance sheet date. Contractual commitments for the acquisition of property, plant and equipment totaled EUR 2 (—) million as at the balance sheet date.

Development of plant and equipment

2010

2009

Figures in EUR million

   

Gross book value at 31.12. of the previous year

411

343

Adjustment of values carried forward from prior years 1)

–27

Gross book value at 01.01. of the year under review

384

343

Change in consolidated group

15

Additions

42

71

Disposals

38

24

Reclassification

1

Disposal group pursuant to IFRS 5

2

Currency exchange rate differences

8

4

Gross book value at 31.12. of the year under review

397

411

     

Accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses at 31.12. of the previous year

263

221

Adjustment of values carried forward from prior years 1)

–27

Accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses after currency translation at 01.01. of the year under review

236

221

Change in consolidated group

2

Additions

1

Disposals

30

Depreciation/impairments

   

Scheduled

45

34

Unscheduled

1

1

Reclassification

1

Other changes

2

Currency exchange rate differences

4

2

Accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses at 31.12. of the year under review

257

263

     

Balance at 31.12. of the previous year

148

122

Balance at 31.12. of the year under review

140

148


1) The values carried forward were adjusted in connection with implementation of a new IT system; there were no implications for the carrying value

Other assets

31.12.2010

31.12.2009

Figures in EUR million

   

Trade accounts receivable

77

93

Receivables relating to investments

75

170

Receivables from non-group lead business

68

84

Other tangible assets

8

11

Claims under insurance for pension commitments

55

50

Prepaid insurance benefits

175

116

Surrender values

33

28

Prepaid expenses

37

18

Sundry assets

186

97

Total

714

667