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Software AG interim report 2 2013

14 Software AG | Interim Report 2/2013 5 percent with the aim of securing global technology lead- ership in Business Process Excellence led to decreased seg- ment earnings of €18.6 million (2012: €34.9 million). Due to a full sales pipeline, Software AG is confident of substantial growth in BPE license revenue for the rest of the year, despite the increasingly difficult market environment. In order to bolster BPE growth and solidify its technology leadership in the BPE market, Software AG made various small technology acquisitions in the second quarter. This enabled the Company to enhance its product portfolio with market-leading components for cloud computing and big data and to expand its customer base. The cost of sales in the BPE line went up 2 percent to €4.9 million (2012: €4.8 million). The expansion of sales and marketing activities by 36 percent and of R & D activities by Business Process Excellence (BPE) Segment report Q2 2013 / YTD 2013 (6 months) in € millions Q2 2013 Q2 2012 ∆% ∆% acc YTD 2013 YTD 2012 ∆% ∆% acc Licenses 42.8 45.6 − 6 % − 3 % 84.7 81.3 4 % 7 % Maintenance 48.6 48.1 1 % 4 % 97.1 93.0 4 % 7 % Product revenue 91.4 93.7 − 2 % 1 % 181.8 174.3 4 % 7 % Other −  0.1 −  −  −  −  −  −  Total revenue 91.4 93.8 − 3 % 1 % 181.8 174.3 4 % 7 % Cost of sales − 4.9 − 4.8 2 % − 10.8 − 9.6 13 % Gross profit 86.5 89.0 − 3 % 171.0 164.7 4 % Sales & marketing − 48.1 − 35.3 36 % − 94.1 − 66.2 42 % Research & development − 19.8 − 18.8 5 % − 39.5 − 36.3 9 % Segment earnings 18.6 34.9 − 47 % 37.4 62.2 − 40 %

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