Auditor’s fee

The following fees were recognised as expense in fiscal year 2008 for services rendered by the auditor of the consolidated financial statements, Ernst & Young AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Steuerberatungsgesellschaft:

in th. euros   2008
Balance sheet audits   503
Other audit-related confirmation services   52
Other services rendered for Bechtle AG or subsidiaries   28
Auditor’s fee   583

The fees for audits include the fees for the consolidated financial statement audit as well as for the audit of the financial statements of Bechtle AG and its domestic subsidiaries.