9 Subsequent Events
On March 7, 2023, Vonovia SE received information from the Bochum public prosecutor’s office regarding investigations against current and former members on the basis of a search warrant issued by the Local Court of Bochum. According to the information provided, Vonovia SE or selected affiliated companies are suspected of having suffered damage due to fraud, breaches of trust in the form of anticompetitive agreements in connection with tenders and particularly serious cases of passive and active corruption in business transactions. The extent to which the actual damage has not yet been clarified with definitive effect. Measures have been taken to clarify the incidents in full. The auditing firm Deloitte has also been engaged to conduct an independent investigation.
Based on the information currently available, this does not result in any material impact on the net assets, financial position and results of operations of the Vonovia Group.