Notes to the consolidated interim financial statement

Other disclosures

Bond issues and repayments

In the first half of 2023, the following senior bonds were issued by Deutsche Bahn Finance GmbH (DB Finance):

Volume of issue

Term (years)

Coupon (%)


€ 750 million



Institutional investors, primarily in Europe

€ 600 million



Institutional investors, primarily in Europe

In the same period, a maturing senior bond issued by DB Finance for € 400 million was redeemed.

No dividend payment to the federal government

No resolution on the appropriation of profits has yet been passed for the 2022 financial year, and therefore no dividend payment has been made to the Federal Government.

Number of issued shares

The number of issued shares is unchanged at 430,000,000.

Collective bargaining negotiations with the EVG

On February 28, 2023, DB Group started collective bargaining negotiations with the Railway and Transport Workers Union (Eisenbahn- und Verkehrsgewerkschaft; EVG). At the end of June 2023, the EVG declared the negotiations had failed after seven rounds of negotiations and two warning strikes, and announced a ballot. Mediation will take place between July 17 and July 31, 2023.

Berlin, July 21, 2023

Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft
The Management Board

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