Responsibility Statement by the Management Board

To the best of our knowledge, and in accordance with the applicable reporting principles for interim financial reporting, the interim consolidated financial statements give a true and fair view of the assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss of the Group in accordance with German accepted accounting principles, and the interim management report of the Group includes a fair review of the development and performance of the business and the position of the Group, together with a description of the material opportunities and risks associated with the expected development of the Group for the remaining months of the fiscal year.

Frankfurt am Main, July 28, 2014

Jürgen Fitschen (signature)

Jürgen Fitschen

Stephan Leithner (signature)

Stephan Leithner

Henry Ritchotte (signature)

Henry Ritchotte

Anshuman Jain (signature)

Anshuman Jain

Stuart Lewis (signature)

Stuart Lewis

Stefan Krause (signature)

Stefan Krause

Rainer Neske (signature)

Rainer Neske