In addition to its core activities of playing football and marketing SIGNAL IDUNA PARK, Borussia Dortmund has established football-related lines of business. The Company currently holds indirect and direct equity investments in the following companies: BVB Stadionmanagement GmbH (100.00%), BVB Merchandising GmbH (100.00%), BVB Event & Catering GmbH (100.00%), BVB Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (100.00%), besttravel dortmund GmbH (100.00%) and Orthomed GmbH (33.33%).
Sports & Bytes GmbH (transferring entity) merged with Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA (acquiring entity) in accordance with the merger agreement dated 30 August 2018 by way of a group merger with retroactive effect as of 1 July 2018. Therefore, this did not give rise to any effects on the consolidated financial statements.
Some of these companies have concluded profit and loss transfer agreements with the parent.