Last Update: 03/11/2010
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Part of the audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Management´s Analysis

Corporate legal structure

  • BASF SE, headquartered in Ludwigshafen, is the largest operating company
  • 326 companies consolidated in the Consolidated Financial Statements; 19 joint ventures included on a proportional basis
  • 17 additional companies included using the equity method

BASF SE is headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and takes the central role as the largest operating company in the BASF Group. Directly or indirectly, it holds the shares in the companies that belong to the BASF Group.

The majority of BASF Group companies cover a broad spectrum of our business. Some concentrate on specific business areas, such as BASF’s subsidiary Wintershall. In the BASF Group Consolidated Financial Statements, 326 companies including BASF SE are fully consolidated. We consolidate 19 joint ventures with one or more partners on a proportional basis. We also include 17 companies using the equity method.
For more on the scope of consolidation, see the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements

Compensation report and disclosures in accordance with
section 315 (4) German Commercial Code

The compensation report can be found here, and the disclosures required by takeover law can be found here. They form part of the Management’s Analysis audited by the external auditor.

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