In the course of the review, initiated by the DEUTZ AG Board of Management, of the strategic options for the joint venture DEUTZ (Dalian) Engine Co., Ltd., headquartered in Dalian, China ('DEUTZ Dalian'), the audit firm engaged to conduct the review notified DEUTZ AG today of the suspicion that various carrying amounts on the joint venture's balance sheet need to be adjusted downward. According to preliminary estimates, the necessary write-down might impact the consolidated financial statements of the DEUTZ Group in the range of €16 million to €32 million. The carrying amounts in question predominantly relate to transactions carried out in 2011 to 2013. DEUTZ Dalian is accounted for under the equity method in the DEUTZ Group's consolidated financial statements. The final results of this review are not yet available.
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