Chapters
Annual Report 2019

18. Cash and Cash Equivalents

Accounting Policy
Cash and cash equivalents comprise bank balances including cash pool assets, cash on hand, deposits held at call with banks and other short-term highly liquid investments with original maturities of three months or less which are available on demand. These are carried in the consolidated Balance Sheet at face value.

Cash and cash equivalents can be specified as follows:

in thousands of EUR

31 December 2019

31 December 2018

Cash at bank and in hand

145,343

121,932

Short-term bank deposits and marketable securities

17,556

16,325

162,899

138,257

Cash and cash equivalents by currency:

in thousands of EUR

31 December 2019

31 December 2018

Euro (EUR)

55,349

58,339

United States Dollar (USD)

17,372

9,050

British Pound Sterling (GBP)

12,704

8,305

Swiss Franc (CHF)

12,588

5,255

Turkish Lira (TRY)

12,379

9,705

Chilean Peso (CLP)

10,104

7,985

Mexican Peso (MXN)

9,986

4,903

Brazilian Real (BRL)

6,260

5,215

Norwegian Krone (NOK)

4,876

2,928

Other

21,281

26,572

162,899

138,257

For the purposes of the cash flow statement, cash and cash equivalents comprise the following:

in thousands of EUR

Notes

31 December 2019

31 December 2018

Cash and bank balances

162,899

138,257

Bank overdrafts

23

- 28,658

- 66,638

134,241

71,619

Bank overdrafts include drawings on the uncommitted bilateral overdraft and money market facilities.