Notes on the consolidated balance sheet – liabilities

(24) Sundry provisions

The sundry provisions, which are measured by the likely amounts used, developed as follows:

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Restructuring/

Integration

Assumption of third-party pension commitments in return for payment

Bonuses and incentives

Anniversary bonuses

Early retirement/ partial retirement arrangements

Other personnel expenses

Outstanding invoices

Other

Total

Figures in EUR million

                 

Balance at 01.01.2009

47

75

55

24

54

23

72

175

525

Change in consolidated group

Additions

1

49

6

17

48

96

74

291

Utilization

30

42

2

3

26

66

37

206

Release

2

1

1

6

14

24

Change in fair value of plan assets

–9

–9

Other changes

Currency exchange rate differences

–1

–1

–2

Balance at 31.12.2009

18

75

60

28

58

43

95

198

575

                   

Change in consolidated group

Additions

16

52

1

15

54

196

250

584

Utilization

7

44

3

13

32

160

123

382

Release

2

6

1

9

125

143

Change in fair value of plan assets

–1

–1

Other changes

–6

–2

–3

5

–5

75

64

Currency exchange rate differences

–1

–1

–1

–2

–5

Balance at 31.12.2010

19

75

59

26

56

68

116

273

692

Reclassifications in accordance with IFRS 5 in an amount of EUR 9 million were carried under the “Other changes” in 2010. In addition, a sundry provision of EUR 55 million was established for expenses from the valuation of the disposal group (item: Other); for further explanation please see the section “Non-current assets held for sale and disposal groups”.