In compliance with section 312 (1) AktG, the Management Board declares that the Company received adequate compensation (quid pro quo) for all legal transactions and measures listed in the report on relations with affiliated companies, in accordance with the circumstances known at the time when such transactions or measures were carried out, or the measure involved was executed or omitted, and that the Company was not disadvantaged by such measures being executed or omitted.

Montabaur, March 29, 2023

The Management Board

Ralph Dommermuth   Martin Mildner