Other notes to the Group’s Financial Statements 1–40

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40 Events after the balance sheet date
In the meeting of 7 Feb. 2018, the Board of Directors decided to propose at the Annual General Meeting on 19 April 2018 a dividend distribution of EUR 2.60 per share, or total EUR 1.443.914.810, for 2017. The dividends to be paid will be accounted for in the equity in 2018 as a deduction of retained earnings.