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2.1 – Changes in scope of consolidation

In 2011, the scope of consolidation for the Consolidated Financial Statements encompassed 316 companies (2010: 339). Of this number, 26 companies were first-time consolidations (2010: 46). Since the beginning of 2011, 49 companies were deconsolidated due to merger, sale or immateriality (2010: 52).

First-time consolidations in 2011 comprised:

  • a total of four companies in conjunction with the acquisition of inge watertechnologies AG and inge GmbH
  • eleven companies as a result of carving out the styrenics activities as of January 1, 2011. These companies were removed from the scope of consolidation as of October 1, 2011 along with two other companies due to their transfer into Styrolution Holding GmbH, which is accounted for using the equity method
  • an additional eleven companies which had previously not been consolidated, registered in Germany, China, South Korea, Belgium, Canada and Panama.

First-time consolidations in 2010 comprised:

  • a total of 40 companies in conjunction with the acquisition of Cognis Holding GmbH
  • an additional six companies due to their increased importance, which had previously not been consolidated, registered in Germany, China, Japan and Algeria.
A list of companies included in the Consolidated Financial Statements and a list of all companies in which BASF SE has a participation as required by Section 313 (2) of the German Commercial Code is provided in the List of Shares Held.
For more information, see Note 3
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Scope of consolidation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

Thereof Germany

North America

Asia Pacific

South America, Africa, Middle East

2011

2010

Consolidated companies as of January 1

203

68

39

71

26

339

345

Thereof proportionally consolidated

11

1

3

7

21

19

First-time consolidations

12

9

5

8

1

26

46

Thereof proportionally consolidated

1

2

3

2

Deconsolidations

23

7

6

12

8

49

52

Thereof proportionally consolidated

Consolidated as of
December 31

192

70

38

67

19

316

339

Thereof proportionally consolidated

12

1

3

9

24

21

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Overview of impact of changes to the scope of consolidation
(excluding acquisitions and divestitures)

 

2011

 

2010

 

Million €

%

 

Million €

%

Sales

108

0.1

 

149

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-term assets

(67)

(0.2)

 

(146)

(0.4)

Thereof property, plant and equipment

44

0.2

 

46

0.3

Short-term assets

140

0.5

 

111

0.4

Thereof cash and cash equivalents

(3)

(0.1)

 

72

4.8

Total assets

73

0.1

 

(35)

(0.1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

(28)

(0.1)

 

(126)

(0.6)

Long-term liabilities

6

.

 

25

0.1

Thereof financial indebtedness

2

.

 

.

.

Short-term liabilities

95

0.6

 

66

0.4

Thereof financial indebtedness

47

1.2

 

1

.

Total equity and liabilities

73

0.1

 

(35)

(0.1)

Contingent liabilities and other financial obligations

12

0.2

 

28

0.4

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