Income Statement Disclosures

15. RESULTS FROM COMPANIES ACCOUNTED FOR USING THE EQUITY METHOD

Of the results from companies accounted for using the equity method in the financial year, an amount of 6.4 million euros was attributable to companies classified as joint ventures (previous year: 5.2 million euros).

The companies classified as associates contributed 45.6 million euros (previous year: 29.2 million euros) to the results from companies accounted for using the equity method. Of the increase, 13.6 million euros is attributable to the inclusion of a company held for sale in the previous year (see note 5 "Divestitures").