* Asia (ex Japan), Mexico, Brazil, Eastern Europe
- IFRS 16 (Leases), first-time application in 2019: The impact of the new standard is visible in the consolidated statement of financial position, in the consolidated statement of income and in the cash flow statement. Total balance sheet increased by € 88 m due to the integration of operating leases. Equity declined by € 7 m and financial liabilities increased by € 99 m. IFRS 16 caused a charge of € 0.6 m within the financial result in Q1 2019, whereas EBIT improved by a similar amount. There was a positive effect on EBITDA and cash flow of around € 6-7 m in Q1 2019; free cash flow was not affected.
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