Segment information

Our Decorative Paints business supplies a full range of interior and exterior decoration and protection products for both the professional and do-it-yourself markets. Our Performance Coatings businesses are represented in most markets of this industry and we serve a large range of customers including ship and yacht builders, architects, consumer electronics and appliance companies, steel manufacturers, the construction industry, furniture makers, aircraft, bus and truck producers, can makers and vehicle bodyshops. Our Specialty Chemicals products are used in a wide variety of everyday products such as ice cream, soups, disinfectants, plastics, soaps, detergents, cosmetics, paper and asphalt.

Information per Business Area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue from third parties

 

Group revenue

 

Amortization and depreciation

 

Incidentals

 

Operating income

 

ROS (in %)

In € millions

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

Decorative Paints

 

4,131

 

3,858

 

4,174

 

3,909

 

(162)

 

(157)

 

198

 

 

398

 

248

 

9.5

 

6.3

Performance Coatings

 

5,532

 

5,569

 

5,571

 

5,589

 

(138)

 

(142)

 

 

 

525

 

545

 

9.4

 

9.8

Specialty Chemicals

 

4,924

 

4,864

 

4,949

 

4,883

 

(308)

 

(307)

 

(121)

 

 

297

 

508

 

6.0

 

10.4

Corporate and other

 

3

 

5

 

(104)

 

(85)

 

(8)

 

(12)

 

(16)

 

(85)

 

(262)

 

(314)

 

 

Total

 

14,590

 

14,296

 

14,590

 

14,296

 

(616)

 

(618)

 

61

 

(85)

 

958

 

987

 

6.6

 

6.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Invested capital

 

Total assets

 

Total liabilities

 

Capital expenditures

 

ROI (in %)

 

 

In € millions

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

 

Decorative Paints

 

2,589

 

2,791

 

4,315

 

4,610

 

1,987

 

1,833

 

171

 

143

 

13.7

 

8.8

 

 

Performance Coatings

 

2,251

 

2,424

 

4,062

 

4,243

 

1,593

 

1,680

 

143

 

143

 

21.3

 

22.0

 

 

Specialty Chemicals

 

3,355

 

3,402

 

4,388

 

4,641

 

983

 

1,283

 

346

 

297

 

8.2

 

14.8

 

 

Corporate and other

 

1,086

 

1,246

 

3,095

 

2,739

 

5,430

 

5,225

 

6

 

5

 

 

 

 

Assets held for sale

 

 

 

203

 

66

 

49

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

9,281

 

9,863

 

16,063

 

16,299

 

10,042

 

10,032

 

666

 

588

 

9.6

 

10.0

 

 

Regional information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue by region of destination

 

Intangible assets and property, plant and equipment

 

Invested capital

 

Capital expenditures

In € millions

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

 

2013

 

2014

The Netherlands

 

765

 

762

 

834

 

1,691

 

1,174

 

2,088

 

94

 

72

Germany

 

1,176

 

986

 

523

 

596

 

725

 

802

 

87

 

106

Sweden

 

473

 

436

 

396

 

350

 

424

 

431

 

38

 

40

UK

 

887

 

947

 

1,021

 

419

 

1,286

 

730

 

74

 

74

Other European countries

 

3,531

 

3,341

 

910

 

790

 

1,223

 

1,011

 

66

 

57

US and Canada

 

2,155

 

2,193

 

1,002

 

1,096

 

1,730

 

1,825

 

62

 

68

Brazil

 

925

 

883

 

465

 

465

 

557

 

574

 

70

 

36

Other Latin American countries

 

628

 

602

 

74

 

74

 

140

 

141

 

13

 

9

China

 

1,643

 

1,730

 

1,563

 

1,735

 

1,295

 

1,465

 

104

 

75

India

 

353

 

354

 

138

 

154

 

116

 

137

 

17

 

7

Other Asian countries

 

1,380

 

1,385

 

481

 

508

 

461

 

484

 

23

 

27

Other regions

 

674

 

677

 

88

 

99

 

150

 

175

 

18

 

17

Total

 

14,590

 

14,296

 

7,495

 

7,977

 

9,281

 

9,863

 

666

 

588