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18. Equity

The equity stated on the consolidated balance sheet is equal to that stated on the parent company balance sheet. Further disclosure is included in the Notes to the company Annual Accounts. More details on capital ratios are included in the Solvency chapter starting on page 142.

Profit appropriation

As set out in the Articles of Association, the appropriation of profit is as follows:

Part of the profit as reported in the adopted profit and loss account shall be used by the Executive Board to form or add to the reserves to the extent that this is deemed desirable. The remaining profit shall be distributed to the shareholders, unless the General Meeting decides otherwise.

All depository receipts issued up to and including 19 May 2017 are entitled to the final dividend for the financial year 2016. The results of Triodos Bank N.V. are taken into consideration in the issue price.

The proposed appropriation of profit is based on the number of depository receipts issued as at 31 December 2016, minus the number of depository receipts purchased by Triodos Bank. The final proposal will be submitted at the Annual General Meeting.

The proposed appropriation of profit (in thousands of EUR) is as follows:

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Net profit


Addition to the other reserves






Dividend (EUR 1.95 per depository receipt)