32 SOFTWARE AG | INTERIM REPORT 3/2013  Disposals Software AG signed an agreement with itelligence AG on August 30, 2013 to sell its SAP-related service activities in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. The transfer took place on August 31, 2013. The transaction covered subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia (IDS Scheer Slovakia, s.r.o., Software AG s.r.o., IDS Scheer Hungaria Kft.). This transaction resulted in a minor loss in the third quarter, which is reported under other expenses. NOTES TO THE CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET  Goodwill Goodwill amounted to €827,843 thousand as of September 30, 2013, an increase of €71,471 thousand compared to December 31, 2012. Of the rise in goodwill, €– 4,544 thousand resulted from currency translation losses, due in particular to the weak U.S. dollar, and €76,015 thousand from the Company’s acquisitions described in Note 4.  Shareholders’ equity Share capital Software AG’s share capital totaled €86,917 thousand as of September 30, 2013, divided into 86,917,445 bearer shares. Each share entitles its holder to one vote. Dividend payment Pursuant to the proposal of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting resolved on May 3, 2013 to appropriate €38,157 thousand for a dividend payout from the net retained profits of €258,857 thousand reported by Software AG, the controlling Group company, in 2012. This corresponded to a dividend of €0.46 per share. A total amount of €220,700 thousand was carried forward.