Change in forecast

Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with § 15 WpHGBeiersdorf AG lifts forecast for fiscal year 2013

Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft, Hamburg, is forecasting sales growth of 6–7% for the Group and the Consumer and tesa business segments alike in fiscal year 2013 on the back of its strong business performance (previously: 5–6% for the Group and the Consumer Business Segment and 4–5% for the tesa Business Segment). With respect to EBIT, Beiersdorf is expecting an EBIT margin of around 13% for the Group (previously: 12–13%). The EBIT margin for the Consumer Business Segment is expected to be in excess of 12%, as before, while the margin for the tesa Business Segment is expected to be around 16% (previously: around 14%).

Beiersdorf increased Group sales organically by 7.3% year-on-year to €4.674 billion in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2013. The Group EBIT margin rose to 13.9%.

The interim report for the third quarter will be published on November 5, 2013, at 08.00 a.m.

Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft
Unnastrasse 48
20245 Hamburg
WKN 520000 / ISIN DE0005200000
listed on the Amtlicher Markt (Official Market) of the Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg stock exchanges