2018 Integrated Interim Report – Departure into a new era!

Significant events after the balance sheet date

Bond issue

In July 2018, DB Group issued a further bond with a total volume of CHF 400 million (about 346 million) via DB Finance. The bond has a duration of ten years, has been issued with a coupon of 0.5% and has been placed with institutional investors in Switzerland and swapped into euros.

Reduction of train path prices in rail freight transport

At the beginning of July, the German Bundestag adopted the budget for 2018 and, in this connection, adopted an increase in the funds for the Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur; BMVI).

Of the total volume of additional funds, 175 million will be channeled into the reduction of train path prices for rail freight transport in the second half of 2018. After successful approval under the terms of the funding guideline, the funds will be provided by the European Union.

Berlin, July 19, 2018

Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft
The Management Board