1. NOTE B14 Advanced Materials
  2. NOTE B15 Advanced Formulations
  3. NOTE B16 Performance Chemicals
  4. NOTE B17 Corporate & Business Services

Segment overview

in € million

 

2018

 

2017

 

% yoy

Net sales

 

10,257

 

10,125

 

+1.3%

Advanced Materials

 

4,385

 

4,370

 

+0.4%

Advanced Formulations

 

3,057

 

2,966

 

+3.1%

Performance Chemicals

 

2,808

 

2,766

 

+1.5%

Corporate & Business Services

 

7

 

23

 

(69)%

EBITDA

 

2,230

 

2,230

 

Advanced Materials

 

1,197

 

1,202

 

(0.4)%

Advanced Formulations

 

521

 

524

 

(0.4)%

Performance Chemicals

 

729

 

749

 

(2.7)%

Corporate & Business Services

 

(218)

 

(244)

 

+11%

EBIT

 

1,546

 

1,527

 

+1.3%

Advanced Materials

 

895

 

896

 

(0.1)%

Advanced Formulations

 

381

 

374

 

+2.1%

Performance Chemicals

 

552

 

566

 

(2.4)%

Corporate & Business Services

 

(282)

 

(308)

 

+8.5%

Capex from continuing operations

 

(711)

 

(716)

 

+0.8%

Advanced Materials

 

(355)

 

(366)

 

+3.1%

Advanced Formulations

 

(148)

 

(130)

 

(14)%

Performance Chemicals

 

(149)

 

(152)

 

+1.8%

Corporate & Business Services

 

(58)

 

(68)

 

+14%

CFROI

 

6.9%

 

6.9%

 

Advanced Materials

 

10.0%

 

10.3%

 

(0.2)pp

Advanced Formulations

 

6.9%

 

6.7%

 

+0.1pp

Performance Chemicals

 

8.3%

 

8.4%

 

(0.1)pp

Research & innovation

 

(352)

 

(325)

 

+8.3%

Advanced Materials

 

(171)

 

(157)

 

(8.9)%

Advanced Formulations

 

(97)

 

(85)

 

(14)%

Performance Chemicals

 

(27)

 

(29)

 

+6.5%

Corporate & Business Services

 

(58)

 

(55)

 

(5.3)%