Declaration of Conformity

Declaration of Conformity
by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board
of Vonovia SE
to the Recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code
pursuant to Section 161 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG)


The Management Board and Supervisory Board of Vonovia SE declare

that the company complies with the recommendations made by the “Government Commission on the German Corporate Governance Code” (DCGK) as published on February 7, 2017 in the official section of the federal gazette by the German Federal Ministry of Justice.

Since the last declaration of conformity in May 2018, Vonovia SE has complied with all the recommendations of the DCGK with the following exception:

  • Section 7.1.2 (3) half-sentence 2 DCGK (interim reports):

    The company could not publish the interim reports for the second and third quarter of the financial year 2018 within the recommended period due to the increased time required for the consolidation following the acquisition of a majority stake in BUWOG AG. The company complies again with section 7.1.2 (3) half-sentence 2 DCGK as of the fourth quarter of 2018.


Bochum, 31st January 2019

For the Management Board For the Supervisory Board
Rolf Buch
Chairman of the Management Board
Jürgen Fitschen
Chairman of the Supervisory Board