1 Principles of the Consolidated Financial Statements

Vonovia SE is incorporated and domiciled in Germany; its registered office is located in Bochum.

The consolidated financial statements as of June 30, 2018, were prepared in line with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as they are to be applied in the European Union for interim financial statements in accordance with IAS 34 and include the company and its subsidiaries.

In accordance with IAS 34, the scope of Vonovia’s interim consolidated financial statements as of June 30, 2018, is condensed compared with the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2017.