Annual Report 2017

1. Accounting Principles

The parent company financial statements of GrandVision N.V. have been prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in The Netherlands and compliant with the requirements included in Part 9, Book 2 of the Dutch Civil Code.

For setting the principles for the recognition and measurement of assets and liabilities and determination of the result for its parent company financial statements, GrandVision makes use of the option provided in Article 362(8) of Part 9, Book 2 of the Dutch Civil Code. This means that the principles for recognition and measurement of the parent company financial statements are the same as those applied for the consolidated IFRS financial statements.

Investments in consolidated subsidiaries are stated at net asset value. Net asset value is based on the measurement of assets (including goodwill), provisions, and liabilities and the determination of profit based on the principles applied in the consolidated financial statements.

For the accounting policies for the company Balance Sheet and Income Statement, reference is made to the notes to the consolidated Balance Sheet and Income Statement.

All amounts are presented in euros (€). Amounts are shown in thousands of euros unless otherwise stated.