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BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Fuhlentwiete 12
20355 Hamburg, Germany
Phone: +49 40 30293-0
hamburg@bdo.de

Chairman of the Board of Management:
Dr Holger Otte

Country of approval:
The legal title of ‘auditing company’ was awarded in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Registered office of the company:
Hamburg (District Court of Hamburg HRB 1981)

VAT identification number:
VAT ID NO.: DE 11 85 14 042

Regulatory body and professional register:
Wirtschaftsprüferkammer (Chamber of Auditors (WPK)), Rauchstrasse 26, 10787 Berlin, Germany
www.wpk.de

Professional regulations:
The profession of auditor is essentially subject to the following professional regulations
1. Public Accountants Ordinance (WPO)
2. Professional statutes for auditors/certified accountants (BS WP/vBP)
3. Charter for quality assurance
4. Auditors’ Professional Liability Insurance Ordinance (WPBHV)
www.wpk.de/rechtsvorschriften/

Professional liability insurance:
Professional liability insurance is provided by Versicherergemeinschaft für das wirtschaftliche Prüfungs- und Treuhandwesen (insurer community for economic auditing and fiduciary services), Dotzheimer Str. 23, 65185 Wiesbaden, Germany. The territorial scope of the insurance covers activities in member countries of the European Union and meets the requirements of § 54 of the Public Accountants Ordinance (WPO) in conjunction with the Ordinance on Professional Liability Insurance of Auditors and Certified Accountants (WPBHV).

Requirement to information under § 36 (1) VSBG (“Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz”): Consumer Dispute Resolution Act):
BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft is neither willing nor obliged to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration body (“Verbraucherschlichtungsstelle”).

Associated Companies of BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft:

BDO IT GmbH
Fuhlentwiete 12
20355 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 30293-0
info@bdo-it.de
Authorized representative managing directors:
Andreas Stemick (Chairman) • Lutz Berninger
Legal form:
GmbH (limited liability company)
Registered office:
Hamburg (court of registration Hamburg HRB 139334)
VAT Number: DE 30 42 66 705

BDO Technik- und Umweltconsulting GmbH
Georg-Glock-Str. 8th
40474 Duesseldorf, Germany
Phone: +49 24 21 - 69 09 1 - 0
tuc@bdo.de
Authorized representative managing directors:
Dr. Andreas Graef • Kai Steffens
Legal form:
GmbH (limited liability company)
Registered office:
Duesseldorf (court of registration Duesseldorf HRB 34057)
VAT Number: DE 18 46 07 045

BDO Restructuring GmbH
Max-Keith-Straße 66
45136 Essen, Germany
Phone: +49 211 1371-130
info@bdo-restructuring.de
Authorized representative managing directors:
Bernd Depping • Julian Lappe • Steffen Reusch
Roman-Knut Seger • Philipp Zschaler
Legal form:
GmbH (limited liability company)
Registered office:
Hamburg (court of registration HRB 137082)
VAT Number: DE 30 17 89 504

BDO network:
BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, is a member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO member firms.

OTHER LEGAL NOTICES
Disclaimer:
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