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Deutsche Telekom AG - Interim Group report - January 1 to September 30, 2015

53Interim consolidated financial statements Deutsche Telekom. Interim Group Report 9M 2015. RELATED-PARTY DISCLOSURES There were no significant changes at September 30, 2015 to the related- party disclosures reported in the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2014, with the exception of the matters described in the following. Net funds of EUR 0.2 billion that had been invested by the EE joint venture were repaid to the company by Deutsche Telekom by September 30, 2015. The Federal Republic of Germany (Federal Republic) and KfW Bankengruppe requested their dividend entitlements for the 2014 financial year relating to shares held in Deutsche Telekom AG be paid out partly in cash and partly in shares from authorized capital. In this connection, 13,905 thousand shares were transferred to the Federal Republic and 12,761 thousand shares to KfW Bankengruppe in June 2015. As of September 30, 2015, the Federal Republic held a share of 14.3 percent and KfW Bankengruppe a share of 17.5 percent in Deutsche Telekom AG. EXECUTIVE BODIES Changes in the composition of the Board of Management On February 25, 2015, the Supervisory Board appointed Dr. Christian P. Illek as Member of the Board of Management responsible for Human Resources and Labor Director of Deutsche Telekom AG, effective from April 1, 2015. Changes in the composition of the Supervisory Board Dr. h. c. Bernhard Walter, former Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors atDresdnerBank,passedawayonJanuary11,2015.InesKolmsee,entrepreneur at Smart Hydro Power GmbH, was court-appointed to the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom AG with effect from January 31, 2015. She resigned her position effective midnight April 8, 2015. Prof. Michael Kaschke was court- appointed to the Supervisory Board with effect from April 22, 2015 and then electedtotheSupervisoryBoardbytheshareholdersʼmeetingonMay21,2015. EVENTS AFTER THE REPORTING PERIOD (SEPTEMBER 30, 2015) Share buy-back. The Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom decided on September 29, 2015 to exercise the authorization to purchase shares in the Company granted by the shareholdersʼ meeting on May 24, 2012 and to purchase 950,000 shares through the stock exchange. The shares bought back are to be used in particular as part of the compensation plan to service the share matching plan. The share buy-back program was completed on October 1, 2015. On September 30, 2015 and October 1, 2015, a total of 950,000 shares were acquired as part of Deutsche Telekom AGʼs share buy- back program for a total price of EUR 14.8 million with an average purchase price of EUR 15.57 per share. As a result, treasury shares of EUR 2.4 million will be openly deducted from issued capital (imputed value of EUR 2.56 per share) and the retained earnings of the Group decreased by around EUR 12.4 million. For more information on the share buy-back, please refer to the section “Shareholdersʼ equity,” page 44. Scout24 AG initial public offering (IPO). In connection with the IPO of Scout24 AG on October 1, 2015, Deutsche Telekom sold around half of its shares in the company at EUR 30.00 per share, for which it received around EUR 0.4 billion. In future, Deutsche Telekom will be represented on the supervisory board of Scout24 AG. The remaining shares will be included in Deutsche Telekomʼs consolidated financial statements using the equity method. Sale of the online platform and the digital marketing company InteractiveMedia. The sale agreed between Deutsche Telekom and Ströer in return for new issues of Ströer shares was completed on November 2, 2015 following approval by the Federal Cartel Office and the meeting of additional closing conditions. Frequency auction in Poland. A final auction round was held in Poland on October 15, 2015 with sealed bids for spectrum to be awarded in the 0.8 and 2.6 GHz ranges. T-Mobile Polska was the highest bidder with bids totaling around EUR 0.5 billion for one lot of 2 x 5 MHz frequency blocks in the 0.8 GHz range and for three lots of 2 x 5 MHz blocks in the 2.6 GHz range. It was also the second highest bidder for another 2 x 5 MHz blocks in each of the two ranges. On October 19, 2015, the regulatory authority offered T-Mobile Polska the frequency blocks it had successfully bid on for purchase and inquired whether it was also willing to purchase the two blocks for which it was the second highest bidder. T-Mobile Polska accepted the blocks it had acquired as the highest bidder on October 26, 2015 and also signaled its willingness to purchase the two blocks for which it had been the second highest bidder.

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