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Software AG interim report 2 2013

11 04 SOFTWARE AG’S SHARE 09 Interim Management Report 22 interim Financial Statements 30 Notes to the Interim Financial Statements 44 Service contest entries as a finalist in the category “New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution.” The winners will be announced in September. Promissory Note Promissory note four times oversubscribed Software AG began meeting with investors on June 6 to market its issue of a promissory note. After just a few weeks, at the beginning of the third quarter, the Company had successfully placed the promissory note. The more than 100 investors consisted of private, state, cooperative and savings banks as well as other investors from German-speaking countries and—for the first time—other regions. In addition to tranches in euros, Software AG also placed tranches in U.S. dollars for the first time—with a volume of $65 million. Due to such high demand, the transaction was four times oversubscribed and the original volume totaling €150 million was doubled to €300 million. Various terms of two, three and four years were offered at fixed or variable interest rates. The average interest rate on the fixed interest portion was 1.8 percent. External Honors Forrester Research and Gartner position Software AG as “leader” Once again Software AG has been named a leader by inde- pendent industry analysts and market researchers. In its report “The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Architecture Management Suites,” Forrester Research named Software AG a “leader,” gave it the highest scores in the product strategy category and rated it best vendor for guaranteeing high-quality and efficient business solutions. The evaluation was based on the ARIS 9 process platform. In Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for On-Premises Application Integration Suites” Software AG was placed in the leader quadrant and earned the highest rating at both ends of the quadrant, which recognizes product innovation, sophisticated services and successful market launch. The evaluation was based on the webMethods Suite 9.0 integration software. Terracotta products nominated for Stevie American­Business Awards 2013 The enthusiastic response to the freemium model shows that Software AG is on the right track with its flagship ­Terracotta products. It allows customers to download and test solutions in their own environments for free. A further confirmation of the products’ quality and user value was the nomination of the most recent version of ­BigMemory 4.0 and the upcoming In-Genius platform to the final round of the 2013 Stevie American Business Awards. As part of a multi-stage elimination process, they were selected by industry experts out of more than 3,200 SIGNIFICANT EVENTS DURING THE REPoRTING PERIOD 09 FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE 12 FINANCIAL POSITION 19 EMPLOYEES 20 OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS 20 EVENTS AFTER THE BALANCE SHEET DATE 21 OUTLOOK 21