History Note 12

Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

1. Basic information and principles of the report

2. Changes in Group structure

3. Summary of significant accounting policies

4. Risk assessment and management

5. Management of capital

6. Trade accounts receivable

7. Other current assets and current financial assets

8. Inventories

9. Property, plant and equipment

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

11. Goodwill and intangible assets

12. Short-term debt

  2017 2016
Other short-term debt 4.5 4.2
Total short-term debt 4.5 4.2

Short-term credit lines

The Group maintains credit lines of MCHF 41.9 (PY: MCHF 40.6) from various lenders, which can be cancelled at short notice. The use of these credit lines is always short-term in nature and, accordingly, any amounts drawn are included in short-term debt. As at 31 December 2017 and 2016, the Group did not have any outstanding drawings on the above-mentioned credit lines.

Other short-term debt

As at 31 December 2017, the Group had MCHF 4.5 in other short-term debt (PY: MCHF 4.2). This debt incurred an effective interest rate of 5.4% (PY: 5.4%).

Currency mix

Of the short-term debt outstanding as at 31 December 2017, MCHF 4.5 was denominated in EUR (PY: MCHF 4.1).

13. Other current liabilities and provisions

14. Long-term debt

15. Financial instruments

16. Retirement benefit plans

17. Participation plans

18. Deferred tax assets and liabilities

19. Other non-current liabilities and provisions

20. Contingencies

21. Capital stock and treasury shares

22. Earnings per share

23. Other operating expenses, net

24. Financial result, net

25. Income tax expenses

26. Operating Leasing

27. Research and development cost

28. Cashflow figures

29. Segment reporting

30. Related party transactions

31. Foreign exchange rates

32. Subsequent events

33. Group companies as at 31 December 2017