New owner of a (part) company offering the best opportunity to develop the activities.
Our continuing operations are organized in six business areas: Components Technology, Elevator Technology, Industrial Solutions, Materials Services and Steel Europe. They are organized into operating units and Group companies operating independently on the market. As of September 30, 2012 the business area Steel Americas is classified as a discontinued operation under IFRS.
Business continuity plan
Plans to maintain operations under difficult external conditions.
Deutscher Aktien-Index (German Stock Index), compiled by Deutsche Börse. The index reflects the performance of the 30 largest and strongest-selling German stocks, including ThyssenKrupp stock.
Financial instruments whose value is derived from or dependent on the price movement of an underlying asset (e.g. currency, interest, commodities).
Declaration of Conformity
Declaration by Executive Board and Supervisory Board in accordance with Art. 161 Stock Corporation Act (AktG) on the implementation of the recommendations of the Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code.
Ratio of operating cash flows to cash flows from investing activities
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
The standard international accounting rules are intended to make company data more comparable. Under an EU resolution, accounting and reporting at exchange-listed companies must be done in accordance with these rules.
Inventories divided by sales, multiplied by 360 (the lower the ratio, the faster the inventory turnover)
Ratings are used to assess the future ability of a company to meet its payment obligations on time and in full. They are based on an analysis of quantitative and qualitative factors, including an evaluation of the company's business and financial risk profile.
Early identification, assessment, reporting and management of major risks to a company.