Our funding structure comprised the following elements for the 31th of December in 2017:

  • Corporate bond issued by Dürr AG for € 300 million (maturity: 2021)
  • Bonded loan issued by Dürr AG for € 300 million (maturity: 2021 - 2026)
  • Syndicated loan held by Dürr AG for € 465 million
  • Bilateral credit facilities of a smaller volume and liabilities from finance leases.

In addition to money and capital market instruments, we are also able to utilize off-balance-sheet financing instruments such as factoring programs and operating leases. The volume of substantial off-balance-sheet financing instruments and obligations amounted to € 127.6 million (December 31, 2017).

The syndicated loan facility is not likely to be drawn in 2018.

Financial liabilities

€ million12/31/2017 2016201520142013201220112010
Bond and bonded loan597.3596.6296.9296.4225.2225.4225.5225.6
Liabilities to banks1.935.543.2118.441.956.557.22.0
Other financial liabilities8.313.
Liabilities under finance leases5.88.510.811.
   of which due within one year3.45.36.817.12.514.813.31.8



Maturity Structure of Financial Liabilities (as of 12/31/2017)

€ million

Dürr credit and guarantee lines

€ million12/31/201712/31/201612/31/201512/31/2014
Combined value963.61,026.51,034.91,111.2


There are no current corporate or bond ratings to assess our credit status. Dürr regularly publishes comprehensive key figures and a detailed outlook, thus ensuring a high level of visibility. The added value created by additional ratings is considered low, also given the costs involved.