Since the Stollwerck acquisition was only effective as of August 5, 2002, key figures as per August 31, 2002 have been prepared based on a pro-forma balance sheet and a normalized result. In the pro-forma balance sheet the impact of the acquisition of the Stollwerck Group has been eliminated and the normalized result excludes the provision for restructuring costs (CHF 80 million) and the financing cost (CHF 0.5 million), both in connection with the acquisition of the Stollwerck Group.
EBIT + depreciation of tangible assets + amortization of goodwill and other intangibles
Net profit + depreciation of tangible assets + amortization of goodwill and other intangibles
EBITA / Average (capital employed – goodwill)
Based on a dividend proposal of CHF 6.90 for 2001/02
Barry Callebaut is a Swiss corporation and as such presents its financial statements in Swiss francs (CHF). For convenience, some selected financial data were translated from Swiss francs into Euros (EUR) at the rate of CHF 1.471 to EUR 1 for 2001/02 and CHF 1.517 to EUR 1 for 2000/01 and 1999/00 and into US dollars (USD) at the rate of CHF 1.500 to USD 1 for 2001/02 and CHF 1.655 to USD 1 for 2000/01 and 1999/00. The rates used are the closing rates as of August 31, 2002 for 2001/02 and as of August 31, 2001 for 2000/01 and 1999/00.