Fee paid to the auditor
The appointed auditor of the Talanx Group’s consolidated financial statements is KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (KPMG AG). The audit fee only comprises the legal independent entity of the appointed auditor.
The fees expensed by KPMG AG in the financial year within the meaning of § 318 German Commercial Code (HGB) amounted to EUR 10.0 (11.7) million. The amount includes a fee of EUR 5.5 (6.0) million for auditing the financial statements, EUR 0.6 (0.5) million for other appraisals and valuations, EUR 0.3 (0.2) million for tax consultancy services and EUR 3.6 (5.0) million for other services.