2017 Half-Year Financial Report

Interim group management report

The group management report provides an overview of the DZ BANK Group’s current and future situation.

DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main, (DZ BANK), as the parent company in the DZ BANK Group, implements the transparency requirements as specified in sections 37w and 37y of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) and section 315 of the German Commercial Code (HGB) in conjunction with the relevant German accounting standard (GAS 16 Interim Financial Reporting) with the publication of this interim group management report. The opportunity and risk report also satisfies the applicable international requirements of International Accounting Standard (IAS) 34 (Interim Financial Reporting) with respect to risk-related disclosure requirements.

The figures in this interim group management report are rounded to the nearest whole number. This may give rise to small discrepancies between the totals shown in the tables and diagrams and totals calculated from the individual values shown.