Declaration in accordance with the Dutch Financial Supervision Act
The members of the Executive Board as required by section 5:25c, paragraph 2, under c of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision (Wet op het financieel toezicht) confirm that to the best of their knowledge:
- The 2016 financial statements included in this report give a true and fair view of the assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss of the company and the undertakings included in the consolidation taken as a whole;
- The report by the Executive Board included in this report gives a true and fair view of the position of the company and the undertakings included in the consolidation taken as a whole as at 31 December 2016, and of the development and performance of the business for the financial year then ended;
- The report by the Executive Board includes a description of the substantial risks and uncertainties that the company faces.