(21) Share capital

(21a) Costs of issuing ordinary shares

Costs directly attributable to the issuing of ordinary shares are charged to equity, after deduction of any tax effects.

(21b) Repurchase of own shares

If shares representing capital that is recognised as equity in the statement of financial position are repurchased, the amount of the consideration paid, including directly attributable costs, is recognised as a deduction from equity. Repurchased shares are classified as treasury shares and are presented as a deduction from total equity.

(21c) Dividend

Dividends are recognised as a liability in the period in which these are declared.

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