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SAP Announces First Quarter 2014 Results

Successfully Transitioning to the Cloud with 38% Constant Currency Growth in Non-IFRS Cloud Subscriptions and Support Revenue

WALLDORF, Germany, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Fast Cloud Growth Ahead of Annual Outlook Growth Range: Non-IFRS Cloud Subscriptions and Support Revenue Increased 38% at Constant Currencies (32% at Actual Currencies)
  • Strong Cloud Billings Growth: Non-IFRS Calculated Cloud Billings Increased 36% at Constant Currencies; Annual Cloud Revenue Run Rate Approaching €1.1 Billion
  • SSRS Revenue Growth Ahead of Annual Outlook Growth Range: Non-IFRS Software and Software-Related Service Revenue Increased 9% at Constant Currencies (4% at Actual Currencies to €3.06 Billion Impacted by Strong Currency Headwinds)
  • Broad Adoption of SAP HANA as The Real-Time Business Platform: More Than 3,200 HANA Customers, Approaching 1,000 Customers for Business Suite on HANA, Vibrant Ecosystem with More Than 1,200 Start-Ups Developing on HANA Platform
  • Growing Operating Profit and Accelerating Shift to the Cloud: Non-IFRS Operating Profit Increased 7% at Constant Currencies (2% at Actual Currencies to €919 Million Impacted by Strong Currency Headwinds)
  • Reiterating Full Year 2014 Outlook
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SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014.

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS IN THE FIRST QUARTER 2014

SAP is successfully transitioning to the cloud demonstrated by fast growth in cloud and a solid performance in the core business, which drove revenue growth in the first quarter 2014. Non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue increased 38% at constant currencies (32% at actual currencies). Non-IFRS software and support revenue increased 7% at constant currencies (2% at actual currencies). Non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue grew 9% at constant currencies (4% at actual currencies).

"We are well on our way to becoming THE cloud company powered by SAP HANA with fast growth in the cloud and broad adoption of HANA as the real-time business platform," said Bill McDermott and Jim Hagemann Snabe, Co-CEOs of SAP. "We offer our entire Business Suite in the cloud and are leading the market with the most comprehensive end-to-end HR cloud solution. And our customers can manage all workers, goods and services through the world's largest business network in the SAP cloud."

"Our 9% constant currency growth in non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue puts us ahead of our annual outlook growth range," said Werner Brandt, CFO of SAP. "We slightly increased our operating margin while accelerating our cloud business. Operating profit was up 7% on a non-IFRS constant currency basis in the quarter driving strong operating cash flow, which increased by 9% to €2.35 billion. This result brought us back to positive net liquidity in a relatively short time frame after sizable acquisitions in the past two years."

SAP's annual cloud revenue run rate is now approaching €1.1 billion[1] or $1.5 billion[2]. Non-IFRS calculated cloud billings[3] increased 36% year-over-year at constant currencies. Non-IFRS deferred cloud subscriptions and support revenue was €454 million as of March 31, 2014, a year-over-year increase of 29% at constant currencies. SAP's cloud applications total subscribers now exceed 36 million, which is the most of any vendor in the industry today.

SAP's customer-facing solutions are defining the next generation of customer engagement. The hybris omni-channel e-commerce platform in combination with SAP Cloud for Sales is seeing triple-digit growth in software and cloud subscriptions and support revenue as companies redefine customer engagement and retention and unlock new cross-sell and upsell opportunities in real-time.

In Cloud for Procurement, SAP continues to scale the world's largest Web-based business trading community with trailing twelve month Ariba network spend volume[4] exceeding $0.5 trillion and around 1.5 million connected companies.

SAP HANA had a strong adoption rate in the first quarter, demonstrating that it is the leading real-time business platform. SAP now has more than 3,200 SAP HANA customers since market launch in June 2011 and close to 1,000 customers for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, which was launched just one year ago. SAP HANA is also evolving into the leading technology platform: there are more than 1,200 startups from 57 countries building applications on SAP HANA. Of these startups, more than 60 already have commercially available products on the market today.

SAP is also expanding its vibrant partner ecosystem. Accenture will use the Ariba Network to power their procurement business process outsourcing practice. SAP expects this will significantly drive connected companies and transaction volume. Together the companies have also formed the Accenture and SAP Business Solutions Group, which includes dedicated experts from both companies, to jointly develop integrated, industry-specific solutions powered by SAP HANA and delivered via the Cloud.

SAP has also entered into a new strategic partnership with Adobe which combines Adobe Marketing Cloud with the SAP Hybris Commerce Suite and the SAP HANA platform. Adobe and SAP will deliver real-time customer engagement with relevant, contextual experiences across numerous marketing channels and customer touch-points. This will redefine customer engagement and retention in the fast changing and highly competitive consumer world.

First Quarter 2014 Regional Revenue

SAP saw solid regional performance in EMEA, despite uncertainties in CIS due to the Crimea crisis. Non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue increased 8% year-over-year at constant currencies. This was the result of 39% growth in non-IFRS cloud subscription and support revenue at constant currencies and strong software revenue growth in markets such as Africa, Southern Europe and France.

The Americas region had a solid performance in the first quarter with 10% growth in non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue at constant currencies and 37% growth in non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue at constant currencies. In North America SAP saw a continued fast transition to the cloud and also strong software revenue performance from Canada. The Company continues to see strong demand in Latin America with tremendous growth opportunities across all markets. Highlights in Latin America included triple-digit software revenue growth at constant currencies in Colombia and Venezuela and high double-digit software revenue growth at constant currencies in Argentina.

In the APJ region SAP saw a mixed performance. Non-IFRS Cloud subscriptions and support revenue had a very strong quarter with a 43% growth rate at constant currencies. Non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue grew in the mid-single-digit range at constant currencies. While Japan was below expectations, China was a particular highlight. In China SAP achieved strong double-digit software revenue growth at constant currencies, which demonstrates the success of SAP's long term commitment and growth strategy for China.

FINANCIAL RESULTS IN DETAIL

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS – First Quarter 2014



First Quarter 2014(1)


IFRS



Non-IFRS(2)




€ million, unless otherwise stated

Q1 2014

Q1 2013

%

change

Q1 2014

Q1 2013

%

change

% change

const. curr.









Cloud subscriptions and support

219

137

60

221

167

32

38

Software

623

657

−5

623

657

−5

1

Support

2,213

2,109

5

2,214

2,113

5

9

Software and support

2,836

2,765

3

2,838

2,770

2

7

Software and software-related service revenue

3,055

2,903

5

3,058

2,937

4

9

Total revenue

3,698

3,601

3

3,701

3,636

2

6

Total operating expenses

−2,975

−2,955

1

−2,782

−2,734

2

6

Operating profit

723

646

12

919

901

2

7

Operating margin (%)

19.5

17.9

1.6pp

24.8

24.8

0.0pp

0.1pp

Profit after tax

534

520

3

667

689

−3


Basic earnings per share (€)

0.45

0.44

3

0.56

0.58

−3


Calculated cloud billings

227

164

38

228

186

23

36

Number of employees (FTE)

66,750

64,598

3

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A


1) All figures are unaudited.


2) For a detailed description of SAP's non-IFRS measures see Explanation of Non-IFRS Measures online. For a breakdown of the individual adjustments see page F7 in the appendix to this press release.

IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue was €219 million (2013: €137 million), an increase of 60%. Non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue was €221 million (2013: €167 million), an increase of 32% (38% at constant currencies). IFRS software and support revenue was €2.84 billion (2013: €2.77 billion), an increase of 3%. Non-IFRS software and support revenue was €2.84 billion (2013: €2.77 billion), an increase of 2% (7% at constant currencies). IFRS software and software-related service revenue was €3.06 billion (2013: €2.90 billion), an increase of 5%. Non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue was €3.06 billion (2013: €2.94 billion), an increase of 4% (9% at constant currencies). IFRS total revenue was €3.70 billion (2013: €3.60 billion), an increase of 3%. Non-IFRS total revenue was €3.70 billion (2013: €3.64 billion), an increase of 2% (6% at constant currencies).

IFRS operating profit was €723 million (2013: €646 million), an increase of 12%. This is a higher increase than the 2% growth (7% at constant currencies) in Non-IFRS operating profit (€919 million in 2014, €901 million in 2013) mainly due to a lower impact from acquisitions (deferred revenue write downs and acquisition-related charges) compared to 2013. IFRS operating margin was 19.5% (2013: 17.9%), an increase of 1.6 percentage points. Non-IFRS operating margin was 24.8% (2013: 24.8%), or 24.9% at constant currencies, an increase 0.1 percentage points at constant currencies.

IFRS profit after tax was €534 million (2013: €520 million), an increase of 3%. Non-IFRS profit after tax was €667 million (2013: €689 million), a decrease of 3%. IFRS basic earnings per share was €0.45 (2013: €0.44), an increase of 3%. Non-IFRS basic earnings per share was €0.56 (2013: €0.58), a decrease of 3%. The IFRS and non-IFRS effective tax rates in the first quarter of 2014 were 24.1% (2013: 16.3%) and 25.9% (2013: 21.4%), respectively.

Cash Flow – First Quarter 2014

Operating cash flow was €2.35 billion (2013: €2.16 billion), an increase of 9% year-over-year. Free cash flow was €2.22 billion (2013: €2.05 billion), an increase of 8% year-over-year. Free cash flow was 60% of total revenue (2013: 57%). At March 31, 2014, SAP had a total group liquidity of €5.06 billion (December 31, 2013: €2.84 billion), which includes cash and cash equivalents and short term investments. Net liquidity at March 31, 2014 was €750 million compared to -€1.47 billion at December 31, 2013.

BUSINESS OUTLOOK 2014

The Company reiterates the outlook for the full-year 2014, which remains unchanged from the outlook provided on January 21, 2014:

  • The Company expects full year 2014 non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue to be in a range of €950 – €1,000 million at constant currencies (2013: €757 million). The upper end of this range represents a growth rate of 32% which is similar to the respective 2013 growth rate after adjusting for acquisitions.
  • The Company expects full year 2014 non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue to increase by 6% - 8% at constant currencies (2013: €14.03 billion).
  • The Company expects full-year 2014 non-IFRS operating profit to be in a range of €5.8 billion – €6.0 billion at constant currencies (2013: €5.51 billion).

While the Company's full-year 2014 business outlook is at constant currency, actual currency reported figures are expected to continue to be negatively impacted by currency exchange rate fluctuations. If exchange rates remain at the March 2014 level for the rest of the year, the Company expects non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue and non-IFRS operating profit growth rates at actual currency to experience a negative currency impact of approximately 6 percentage points and 8 percentage points respectively for the second quarter of 2014 and of approximately 4 percentage points and 5 percentage points respectively for the full year 2014.

The above mentioned indication for the expected currency exchange rate impact on actual currency reported figures replaces the earlier indication disclosed in SAP's Annual Report on Form 20-F filed on March 21st, 2014.

Additional Information

2014 revenue and profit figures include the revenue and profits from hybris. The comparative numbers for 2013 do not include hybris until August 1, 2013.

For a more detailed description of all of SAP's non-IFRS measures and their limitations as well as our constant currency and free cash flow figures see Explanation of Non-IFRS Measures online.

First Quarter 2014 Interim Report

SAP's first quarter 2014 Interim Report was published today and is available for download at www.sap.com/investor.

Webcast

SAP senior management will host a conference call for financial analysts and media on Thursday, April 17th at 2:00 PM (CEST) / 1:00 PM (GMT) / 8:00 AM (EDT) / 5:00 AM (PDT). The conference call will be web cast live on the Company's website at www.sap.com/investor and will be available for replay.

About SAP

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 258,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.

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1 The annual revenue run rate is the total of first quarter 2014 non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue (€221 million) plus Non-IFRS cloud-related professional services and other service revenue (€43 million) multiplied by 4. This definition has changed from the previous year. Please see the interim report for more details.
2 Translated into USD for reader's convenience based on $/€ exchange rate of $1.38/€1.00 at the end of the first quarter 2014.
3 Calculated cloud billings is the total of a period's cloud subscriptions and support revenue and of the respective period's change in the deferred cloud subscriptions and support revenue balance.
4 Network spend volume is the total value of purchase orders transacted on the Ariba Network in the trailing 12 months.

Appendix – Financial Information to Follow

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

FOR THE FIRST QUARTER 2014

(Condensed and Unaudited)



Page



Financial Statements (IFRS, Unaudited)


   Consolidated Income Statements

F1

   Consolidated Statements of Financial Position

F2

   Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

F3



Supplementary Financial Information (Unaudited)


   Reconciliation from Non-IFRS Numbers to IFRS Numbers

F4-F5

   Calculated Cloud Billings

F6

   Explanation of Non-IFRS Adjustments 

F7

   Revenue by Region

F8

 

Financial Statements (IFRS, Unaudited)


Consolidated Income Statements of SAP Group


For the three months ended March 31

€ millions, unless otherwise stated


2014

 

2013

 

Change

in %

Cloud subscriptions and support


219

137

60

Software


623

657

−5

Support


2,213

2,109

5

Software and support


2,836

2,765

3

Software and software-related service revenue


3,055

2,903

5

Professional services and other service revenue


643

698

−8

Total revenue


3,698

3,601

3






Cost of software and software-related services


−645

−604

7

Cost of professional services and other services


−591

−605

−2

Total cost of revenue


−1,236

−1,210

2

Gross profit


2,462

2,391

3

Research and development


−549

−557

−1

Sales and marketing


−968

−975

−1

General and administration


−205

−197

4

Restructuring


−15

−13

14

TomorrowNow litigation


−1

0

<-100

Other operating income/expense, net


−2

−3

−51

Total operating expenses


−2,975

−2,955

1

Operating profit


723

646

12






Other non-operating income/expense, net


−11

−10

6

Finance income


22

30

−26

Finance costs


−31

−44

−31

Financial income, net


−9

−15

−41

Profit before tax


704

621

13

Income tax expense


−170

−101

68

Profit after tax


534

520

3

Profit attributable to non-controlling interests


0

0

<-100

Profit attributable to owners of parent


534

520

3






Earnings per share, basic (in €)*


0.45

0.44

3

Earnings per share, diluted (in €)*


0.45

0.44

3


* For the three months ended March 31, 2014 and 2013, the weighted average number of shares was 1,194 million (diluted 1,196 million) and 1,193 million (diluted: 1,195 million), respectively (treasury stock excluded).


Due to rounding, numbers may not add up precisely.




F1

 

Consolidated Statements of Financial Position of SAP Group


as at March 31, 2014 and December 31, 2013

€ millions


2014

2013

Cash and cash equivalents


4,513

2,748

Other financial assets


705

251

Trade and other receivables


3,867

3,865

Other non-financial assets


432

346

Tax assets


147

142

Total current assets


9,664

7,352

Goodwill


13,694

13,688

Intangible assets


2,824

2,956

Property, plant, and equipment


1,832

1,820

Other financial assets


653

607

Trade and other receivables


73

98

Other non-financial assets


79

107

Tax assets


181

172

Deferred tax assets


348

294

Total non-current assets


19,685

19,742

Total assets


29,349

27,094



as at March 31, 2014 and December 31, 2013

€ millions


2014

2013

Trade and other payables


818

850

Tax liabilities


235

433

Financial liabilities


762

748

Other non-financial liabilities


1,567

2,263

Provision TomorrowNow litigation


224

223

Other provisions


265

422

Provisions


489

645

Deferred income


4,118

1,408

Total current liabilities


7,990

6,347

Trade and other payables


43

45

Tax liabilities


329

318

Financial liabilities


3,766

3,758

Other non-financial liabilities


115

112

Provisions


320

278

Deferred tax liabilities


102

115

Deferred income


67

74

Total non-current liabilities


4,744

4,699

Total liabilities


12,734

11,046

Issued capital


1,229

1,229

Share premium


566

551

Retained earnings


16,794

16,258

Other components of equity


−704

−718

Treasury shares


−1,276

−1,280

Equity attributable to owners of parent


16,609

16,040

Non-controlling interests


7

8

Total equity


16,616

16,048

Total equity and liabilities


29,349

27,094


Due to rounding, numbers may not add up precisely.




F2

 


Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows of SAP Group


For the three months ended March 31

€ millions

2014

2013

Profit after tax

534

520

Adjustments to reconcile profit after taxes to net cash provided by operating activities:



Depreciation and amortization

235

233

Income tax expense

170

101

Financial income, net

9

15

Decrease/increase in sales and bad debt allowances on trade receivables

15

24

Other adjustments for non-cash items

24

17

Decrease/increase in trade and other receivables

−17

97

Decrease/increase in other assets

−86

−81

Decrease/increase in trade payables, provisions, and other liabilities

−827

−881

Decrease/increase in deferred income

2,727

2,446

Interest paid

−17

−7

Interest received

12

15

Income taxes paid, net of refunds

−427

−337

Net cash flows from operating activities

2,352

2,162




Business combinations, net of cash and cash equivalents acquired

−3

−12

Purchase of intangible assets and property, plant, and equipment

−130

−113

Proceeds from sales of intangible assets or property, plant, and equipment

14

12

Purchase of equity or debt instruments of other entities

−562

−250

Proceeds from sales of equity or debt instruments of other entities

85

143

Net cash flows from investing activities

−596

−220




Proceeds from reissuance of treasury shares

5

4

Net cash flows from financing activities

5

4




Effect of foreign exchange rates on cash and cash equivalents

4

50

Net decrease/increase in cash and cash equivalents

1,765

1,996

Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the period

2,748

2,477

Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period

4,513

4,473


Due to rounding, numbers may not add up precisely.




F3

 

Supplementary Financial Information (UNAUDITED)


RECONCILIATION FROM NON-IFRS NUMBERS TO IFRS NUMBERS

The following table presents a reconciliation from our non-IFRS numbers (including our non-IFRS at constant currency numbers) to the respective most comparable IFRS numbers. Note: Our non-IFRS numbers are not prepared under a comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles.




For the three months ended March 31

€ millions, unless otherwise stated

2014

2013

Change in %


IFRS

Adj.*

Non-

IFRS*

Currency

Impact**

Non-IFRS

Constant

Currency**

IFRS

Adj.*

Non-

IFRS*

IFRS

Non-

IFRS*

Non-IFRS

Constant

Currency**

Revenue Numbers












Cloud subscriptions and support

219

1

221

10

231

137

30

167

60

32

38

Software

623

0

623

37

660

657

0

657

−5

−5

1

Support

2,213

2

2,214

83

2,297

2,109

4

2,113

5

5

9

Software and support

2,836

2

2,838

120

2,958

2,765

4

2,770

3

2

7

Software and software-related

service revenue

3,055

3

3,058

130

3,189

2,903

35

2,937

5

4

9

Professional services and other

service revenue

643

0

643

30

673

698

0

698

−8

−8

−4

thereof cloud-related

43

0

43

2

45

43

0

43

0

0

5

Total revenue

3,698

3

3,701

161

3,862

3,601

35

3,636

3

2

6













Cloud subscriptions and support

219

1

221

10

231

137

30

167

60

32

38

Cloud-related professional

services revenue

43

0

43

2

45

43

0

43

0

0

5

Cloud revenue

262

1

264

12

276

180

30

210

46

25

31













Operating Expense Numbers












Cost of software and software-

related services

−645

79

−566



−604

97

−507

7

12


thereof cloud

−84

19

−65



−82

36

−46

2

41


Cost of professional services and

other services

−591

25

−566



−605

28

−578

−2

−2


Total cost of revenue

−1,236

105

−1,132



−1,210

125

−1,084

2

4


Gross profit

2,462

108

2,570



2,391

160

2,551

3

1


Research and development

−549

23

−526



−557

22

−535

−1

−2


Sales and marketing

−968

34

−934



−975

52

−923

−1

1


General and administration

−205

15

−189



−197

9

−188

4

1


Restructuring

−15

15

0



−13

13

0

14

0


TomorrowNow litigation

−1

1

0



0

0

0

<-100

0


Other operating income/expense,

net

−2

0

−2



−3

0

−3

−51

−51


Total operating expenses

−2,975

193

−2,782

−118

−2,900

−2,955

221

−2,734

1

2

6













Profit Numbers












Operating profit

723

196

919

43

962

646

255

901

12

2

7

Other non-operating income/expense,

net

−11

0

−11



−10

0

−10

6

6


Finance income

22

0

22



30

0

30

−26

−26


Finance costs

−31

0

−31



−44

0

−44

−31

−31


Financial income, net

−9

0

−9



−15

0

−15

−41

−41


Profit before tax

704

196

900



621

255

877

13

3


Income tax expense

−170

−64

−233



−101

−86

−188

68

24


Profit after tax

534

133

667



520

169

689

3

−3


Profit attributable to non-controlling

interests

0

0

0



0

0

0

<-100

<-100


Profit attributable to owners of parent

534

133

667



520

169

689

3

−3














Key Ratios












Operating margin (in %)

19.5


24.8


24.9

17.9


24.8

1.6pp

0.0pp

0.1pp

Effective tax rate (in %)

24.1


25.9



16.3


21.4

7.8pp

4.5pp


Earnings per share, basic (in €)*

0.45


0.56



0.44


0.58

3

−3



* Adjustments in the revenue line items are for support revenue, cloud subscriptions and support revenue, and other similarly recurring revenues that entities acquired by SAP would have recognized had they remained stand-alone entities but that SAP is not permitted to recognize as revenue under IFRS as a result of business combination accounting rules. Adjustments in the operating expense line items are for acquisition-related charges, share-based compensation expenses, restructuring expenses, and discontinued activities.


** Constant currency revenue and operating income figures are calculated by translating revenue and operating income of the current period using the average exchange rates from the previous year's respective period instead of the current period. Constant currency period-over-period changes are calculated by comparing the current year's non-IFRS constant currency numbers with the non-IFRS number of the previous year's respective period.


For a more detailed description of these adjustments and their limitations as well as our constant currency figures, see our Web site www.sap.com/corporate-en/investors/newsandreports/reporting-framework.epx under "Non-IFRS Measures and Estimates".


Due to rounding, numbers may not add up precisely.




F4-F5

 

CALCULATED CLOUD BILLINGS


The following table presents the calculated cloud billings metric which we define as the total of a period's cloud subscription and support revenue and of the respective period's change in the deferred cloud subscription and support revenue balance. The table also reconciles the non-IFRS calculated cloud billings metric (including our non-IFRS at constant currency metric) to the respective IFRS based calculated cloud billings metric.



For the three months ended March 31

€ millions, unless otherwise stated

2014

2013



IFRS

Adj.*

Non-

IFRS*

Currency

Impact**

Non-IFRS

Constant

Currency**

IFRS

Adj.*

Non-

IFRS*

Currency

Impact**

Non-IFRS

Constant

Currency**

Cloud subscriptions and support

219

1

221

10

231

137

30

167

0

167

Closing balance deferred cloud

subscriptions and support

451

3

454

18

472

344

33

377

−11

366

Opening balance deferred cloud

subscriptions and support

443

4

447

18

465

317

40

358

0

358

Change in deferred cloud subscriptions

and support

8

−1

7

0

7

27

−7

19

−11

8

Calculated cloud billings

227

0

228

10

238

164

23

186

−11

175












Year-over-year changes (2014 vs.

2013, in %)

38


23


36







* Adjustments in the revenue and deferred revenue line items are for cloud subscriptions and support revenue, and other similarly recurring revenues that entities acquired by SAP would have recognized had they remained stand-alone entities but that SAP is not permitted to recognize as revenue under IFRS as a result of business combination accounting rules.


* * Constant currency revenue figures are calculated by translating revenue of the current period using the average exchange rates from the previous year's respective period instead of the current period. Constant currency deferred revenue balances are calculated by translating the current period's opening and closing deferred revenue balances as well as the comparative period's closing deferred revenue balance using the opening exchange rates of the comparative period.


For a more detailed description of these adjustments and their limitations as well as our constant currency figures, see our Web site www.sap.com/corporate-en/investors/newsandreports/reporting-framework.epx under "Non-IFRS Measures and Estimates".


Due to rounding, numbers may not add up precisely.




F6

 

EXPLANATION OF NON-IFRS ADJUSTMENTS


€ millions, unless otherwise stated

 

 

1/1 –

3/31/2014

 

1/1 –

3/31/2013

 




Software and software-related service revenue (IFRS)

3,055

2,903

Adjustment for deferred revenue write-down

3

35

Software and software-related service revenue  (Non-IFRS)

3,058

2,937




Operating profit (IFRS)

723

646

Revenue Adjustments (per above)

3

35

Adjustment for discontinued activities

1

0

Adjustment for acquisition-related charges 

130

137

Adjustment for stock-based compensation expenses

48

70

Adjustment for restructuring

15

13

Operating expense adjustments

193

221

Operating profit adjustments

196

255

Operating profit (Non-IFRS)

919

901




Profit after tax  (IFRS)

534

520

Revenue adjustments (per above)

3

35

Operating profit expense adjustments (per above)

193

221

Adjustments pre-tax

196

255

Taxes on adjustments

−64

−86

Profit after tax (Non-IFRS)

667

689


Due to rounding, numbers may not add up precisely.




F7

 

REVENUE BY REGION


The following table presents our IFRS and non-IFRS revenue by region based on customer location. The table also presents a reconciliation from our non-IFRS revenue (including our non-IFRS revenue at constant currency) to the respective most comparable IFRS revenue.

Note: Our non-IFRS revenues are not prepared under a comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles.



For the three months ended March 31

€ millions

2014

2013

 Change in %


IFRS

Adj.*

Non-

IFRS*

Currency

Impact**

Non-IFRS

Constant

Currency**

IFRS

Adj.*

Non-

IFRS*

IFRS

Non-

IFRS*

Non-IFRS

Constant

Currency**

Cloud subscriptions and support

revenue by region












EMEA

54

0

54

2

56

40

0

40

35

35

39

Americas

147

1

148

7

155

83

30

113

77

30

37

APJ

19

0

19

1

20

14

0

14

33

33

43

Cloud subscriptions and support

revenue

219

1

221

10

231

137

30

167

60

32

38













Software and software-related

service revenue by region












EMEA

1,439

1

1,440

24

1,463

1,351

0

1,351

7

7

8

Americas

1,180

2

1,182

63

1,245

1,092

35

1,127

8

5

10

APJ

436

0

436

44

481

460

0

460

−5

−5

4

Software and software-related

service revenue

3,055

3

3,058

130

3,189

2,903

35

2,937

5

4

9













Total revenue by region












Germany

535

0

535

0

535

528

0

528

1

1

1

Rest of EMEA

1,233

1

1,234

30

1,264

1,150

0

1,150

7

7

10

Total EMEA

1,768

1

1,769

30

1,799

1,678

0

1,678

5

5

7

United States

1,064

1

1,065

44

1,109

985

35

1,019

8

4

9

Rest of Americas

356

0

356

33

390

385

0

385

−8

−7

1

Total Americas

1,419

2

1,421

78

1,499

1,370

35

1,404

4

1

7

Japan

129

0

129

19

149

153

0

153

−15

−15

−3

Rest of APJ

382

0

382

34

416

401

0

401

−5

−5

4

Total APJ

511

0

511

53

564

553

0

553

−8

−8

2

Total revenue 

3,698

3

3,701

161

3,862

3,601

35

3,636

3

2

6


* Adjustments in the revenue line items are for support revenue, cloud subscriptions and support revenue, and other similarly recurring revenues that entities acquired by SAP would have recognized had they remained stand-alone entities but that SAP is not permitted to recognize as revenue under IFRS as a result of business combination accounting rules.


** Constant currency revenue figures are calculated by translating revenue of the current period using the average exchange rates from the previous year's respective period instead of the current period. Constant currency period-over-period changes are calculated by comparing the current year's non-IFRS constant currency numbers with the non-IFRS number of the previous year's respective period.


For a more detailed description of these adjustments and their limitations as well as our constant currency figures, see our Web site www.sap.com/corporate-en/investors/newsandreports/reporting-framework.epx under "Non-IFRS Measures and Estimates".


Due to rounding, numbers may not add up precisely.




F8

 

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