Significant opportunities and risks

There have been no significant changes in the opportunities or risks of the LANXESS Group compared with December 31, 2013. Further information on this topic is provided in the combined management report for LANXESS AG and the LANXESS Group in the risk report of the Annual Report 2013. Based on an overall evaluation of risk management information, the Board of Management at the present time cannot identify any sufficiently likely risks or risk combinations that would jeopardize the continued existence of LANXESS.