With effect from 29 February 2016, the Bekaert Textiles division acquired all shares in the DesleeClama Group, which is domiciled in Belgium. DesleeClama is also a leading and established company for the development and manufacturing of mattress textiles. The purchase price amounted to EUR 92 million. In financial year 2015, DesleeClama generated more than EUR 100 million in revenue.
No further reportable events took place after the reporting date.