31. Events after the Balance Sheet Date

The consolidated financial statements were approved for publication by the Board of Directors on March 4, 2024. Furthermore, the consolidated financial statements are subject to approval at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.

As of February 2024, the liquidation of the subsidiary Lindt & Sprüngli (Russia) LLC has been completed. The existing provisions and accruals have been released to complete the liquidation (see note 2). However, this event did not trigger adjustments to the carrying values of the Lindt & Sprüngli Group’s assets or liabilities or additional disclosure.