(9) Equity

The Company’s subscribed capital amounts to EUR 92,000 thousand and is divided into 92,000,000 no-par value shares, each representing a notional share in the share capital of EUR 1.00, less the notional value of treasury shares of EUR 19 thousand. Equity contains a presentation of treasury shares in which the nominal amount of the treasury shares is deducted from equity under subscribed capital on the face of the balance sheet. Furthermore, a reserve for treasury shares in the same amount is also presented.

Pursuant to a resolution by the Annual General Meeting on 16 November 2004, the Company was authorised to acquire own shares amounting to 10% of the share capital on or before 30 April 2006. The Company was also authorised to sell its treasury shares either on or off the stock market. Off-market sales are permitted, among other purposes, for the sale of shares in the form of printed physical share certificates which are freely transferable and tradable. In such cases, shareholders’ subscription rights are excluded in accordance with § 71 (1) No. 8 AktG. In the period between the date of admission of the Company’s shares to trading (31 October 2000) and the end of the reporting period (30 June 2021), the Company acquired a total of 34,000 no-par value shares and sold 15,100 no-par value shares off-market in the form of printed physical share certificates. The gain on disposal has been reported separately under other operating income. At the balance sheet date, the Company’s holding of its own securities consisted of 18,900 no-par value shares; no shares were disposed of during the reporting period.

Subscribed capital

The subscribed capital of Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA is divided into no-par value shares with a notional share in the share capital of EUR 1.00 per share, with each share bearing equal rights. The shares are fully paid-up; the number of shares issued and the number of shares outstanding changed as follows:

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By virtue of a resolution by the Annual General Meeting on 19 November 2020, the Company was authorised until 18 November 2025, subject to the renewed consent of the Supervisory Board, to increase the share capital by a maximum of EUR 18,400,000.00 in total by issuing new no-par value ordinary bearer shares against cash contributions on one occasion.


Capital reserves consist exclusively of transfers in respect of premiums on the issue of new shares after deducting the net costs of the placement and the Company’s share of revenues from the sale of treasury shares.

Other revenue reserves comprise profits generated and not distributed by Group companies in the current year and previous years and accumulated losses. In addition, the net effect, taking account of subsequent adjustments, of the remeasurement of SIGNAL IDUNA PARK in accordance with IFRS 1.16 is reported under this item.

Capital management

The objective of capital management is to ensure the Group’s long-term ability to function on a going concern basis and to generate appropriate returns for shareholders. Debt management steers the raising of debt, particularly with regard to financing with matching maturities. The capital structure is managed in such a way that changes in macroeconomic conditions and risks arising from the underlying assets are taken into account. Short-term target-performance comparisons and medium- and long-term financial planning are used in the capital structure management process.

The capital structure at the end of the reporting period was as follows:

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