18. Financial fixed assets
|in € thousand||9/30/2016||9/30/2015|
|Interests in affiliated companies||1,418||1,418|
|Other financial fixed assets||21,359||24,410|
The interests in affiliated companies and investments included in the financial fixed assets in the amount of € 2,055 thousand (previous year: € 2,162 thousand) were classified as “available-for-sale”. In the fiscal year reported, all interests in affiliated companies were measured at amortized cost since it would only be possible to ascertain the market value reliably within the context of concrete sales negotiations. These interests are not quoted and there is no active market. There is no current intention to sell the interests.
An overview of the investments included in the financial assets of Aurubis AG, Hamburg, is presented at the end of this report.
Other financial fixed assets primarily include fixed asset securities, which mainly comprise investments in Salzgitter AG, Salzgitter.