Responsibility statement in accordance with Section 37y and Section 37w(2)(3) of the
German Securities Trading Act

We assure that, to the best of our knowledge, and in accordance with the applicable reporting principles for interim financial reporting, the Interim Financial Statements give a true and fair view of the assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss of the Group, and that the Interim Management’s Report includes a fair review of the development and performance of the business and the position of the Group, together with a description of the principal opportunities and risks associated with the expected development of the Group for the remainder of the financial year.

Ludwigshafen, July 21, 2015

Board of Executive Directors