We have prepared the half-yearly financial report 2013 of AkzoNobel and the undertakings included in the consolidation taken as a whole in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as adopted by the EU and additional Dutch disclosure requirements for half-yearly financial reports.
To the best of our knowledge:
- The condensed financial statements in this half-yearly financial report 2013 give a true and fair view of our assets and liabilities, financial position at June 30, 2013, and of the result of our consolidated operations for the first half year of 2013.
- The interim management report in this half-yearly financial report includes a fair review of the information required pursuant to section 5:25d, subsections 8 and 9 of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision.
Amsterdam, July 18, 2013
The Board of Management
Ton Büchner, Chief Executive Officer
Keith Nichols, Chief Financial Officer