Financial report  >  Consolidated financial statements Geberit Group

Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

  1. 1. Basic information and principles of the report

  2. 2. Changes in Group organization

  3. 3. Summary of significant accounting policies

  4. 4. Risk assessment and management

  5. 5. Management of capital

  6. 6. Marketable securities

  7. 7. Trade accounts receivable

  8. 8. Other current assets and current financial assets

  9. 9. Inventories

  10. 10. Property, plant and equipment

  11. 11. Other non-current assets and non-current financial assets

  12. 12. Goodwill and intangible assets

  13. 13. Short-term debt

  14. 14. Other current provisions and liabilities

  15. 15. Long-term debt

  16. 16. Derivative financial instruments

  17. 17. Retirement benefit plans

  18. 18. Participation plans

  19. 19. Deferred tax assets and liabilities

  20. 20. Other non-current provisions and liabilities

  21. 21. Contingencies

    The Group is involved in various legal proceedings arising from the ordinary course of business. The Group believes that none of these proceedings either individually or in the aggregate is likely to have a material adverse impact on the Group’s financial position or operating results. The Group has established insurance policies to cover product liabilities and it makes provisions for potential product warranty claims.

    The Group operates in many countries, most of which have sophisticated tax regimes. The nature of its operations and ongoing significant reorganizations result in complex legal structures for the Group and its subsidiaries. The Group believes that it performs its business in accordance with the local tax laws. However, it is possible that there are areas where potential disputes with the various tax authorities could arise. The Group is not aware of any disputes that either individually or in the aggregate is likely to have a material adverse effect on the Group’s financial position or operating results.

  22. 22. Capital stock and treasury shares

  23. 23. Earnings per share

  24. 24. Other operating expenses, net

  25. 25. Financial result, net

  26. 26. Income tax expenses

  27. 27. Cashflow figures

  28. 28. Segment reporting

  29. 29. Related party transactions

  30. 30. Foreign exchange rates

  31. 31. Subsequent events

  32. 32. Additional disclosures on financial instruments

  33. 33. Group companies as of December 31, 2013