Annual report 2014

36 Profit appropriation proposal of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH

After deducting appropriate write-downs and recognising adequate valuation allowances and provisions, the net income for the financial year reported in the annual financial statements of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH, prepared in accordance with the German Commercial Code, amounts to EUR 1,052 million.

The Management Board proposes to pay out a dividend of EUR 40 million.

The shareholders will therefore receive a dividend of 4 per cent on the subscribed capital of EUR 1.0 billion. This represents an amount of EUR 2.00 per EUR 50 ordinary share.

Duisburg, 5 March 2015

The Management Board

FRANZ HANIEL & CIE. GMBH