In compliance with section 312 (1) AktG, the Management Board declares that the Company received adequate compensation (quid pro quo) for all legal transactions listed in the report on relations with affiliated companies, in accordance with the circumstances known at the time when such transactions were made, and that the Company was not disadvantaged. In the reporting period, no measures were executed or omitted.

Montabaur, March 19, 2024

The Management Board

Ralph Dommermuth

Ralf Hartings

Markus Huhn