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Executing Vision 2020 – Acquisition of Dresser-Rand Divestment of B/S/H/

Joe Kaeser – CEO, Ralf P. Thomas – CFO, Lisa Davis – Member of the Managing Board

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Executing Siemens Vision 2020 by strengthening the core

Rolls-Royce aero-derivative gas turbines & compressors

Dresser Rand Siemens

US $ 83 per share, total consideration of $ 7.6bn

(~€ 5.8bn)

~€ 150m annual synergies by FY2019

EPS accretive from year one

Note: 1€ = 1.30 $

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Healthcare IT & Microbiology



Divestment of Siemens’ 50% share to co-shareholder Bosch

Equity value € 3.25bn

(for 50% share) – delivered via € 3.0bn cash purchase price and € 250m dividend & special dividend

Long-term agreement with B/S/H/ for use of the Siemens product brand



Dresser-Rand fully matches the strategic focus criteria set out in Siemens Vision 2020

Vision 2020 Rationale for acquiring Dresser-Rand

Combination of businesses allows growth of 6-8% p.a. in Area Siemens Oil & Gas market of growth? Complementary markets by regions (US/Europe) & applications (up-/down-stream)

Profitable service revenue streams via large installed base Potential from day one (~50% of revenue, higher share of profit) profit pool?

Solid double digit profit margins

Portfolio additions in rotating equipment


(e.g. reciprocating compressors & engines)


Technological differentiation

Synergetic • Significant synergy potential (go-to-market pull, operations, …) value? • Entry into high-speed engine technology

Significant improvement of Siemens position in Oil & Gas Paradigm

Trend towards LNG driven by shale gas shift

Strong US presence, HQ in Oil & Gas capital (Houston)

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B/S/H/ has no synergies with Siemens – a key criteria for Siemens Vision 2020

Vision 2020 Rationale for divesting B/S/H/

B/S/H/ is in #3 global market position Area and market leader in Europe of growth?

Strong positioned in growth markets.

Potential • Solid mid single digit operating profit margins profit pool?

Technological differentiation possible, in particular in “built-in”

Why business, and with “high efficiency devices”


Large mass market segment with little technology differentiation

No synergies to Siemens business in technology or

Synergetic go-to-market value?

Go-to-Market synergies with BOSCH Powertools

Paradigm • Increasing competitive pressure from consolidation in markets shift • Move from stationary retail channel to Internet sales channels

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Dresser-Rand has a well balanced & strong portfolio in Oil & Gas

Energy Infrastructure Market – Oil & Gas



Gas lift gathering

Export/sales gas

Power generation

Fuel gas




Gas pipeline transmission

Gas storage/withdrawal

Gas processing



Fluid catalytic


Power generation

Hydro treating/process



Hydrogen plants



Comb. Heat & Power (CHP)

Waste To Energy (WTE)

Flare Gas

Other distributed Power generation


Revenue 20131)

~29% ~19% ~33% ~17%

1) Revenue not summing up to 100% as omitting “others” (2% of revenue)

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Dresser-Rand & Siemens create a global player in the key growth segment of Oil & Gas



Fleets ADGT & Comp.

Small & medium gas turbines 2,250 – 1,500 Aero derivative gas turbines – 2,500 – Steam turbines 15,000 – 62,000 Compressors > 10,000 1,600 32,500

Key Facts (FY 2013)

Revenue € 5.2bn1) Ł 871m $ 3.0bn Profit € 433m1) Ł 72m $ 321m2) Profit margin 8.4%1) 8.3% 10.6% Employees ~10,500 ~2,300 ~8,000

Large Installed fleets are key to successful acquisitions

Large installed fleets bring:

Consistent and growing stream of


profitable service revenue from day 1

2 Long-term customer relationships

3 Long-term backlog

4 Geographical footprint

50% of Dresser-Rand revenues from service

1) As reported FY2013 Siemens Division Oil & Gas 2) includes ~-$40m for asset impairments

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Dresser-Rand and Siemens have a complementary regional footprint

Global footprint of Dresser-Rand and Siemens



Cross-leverage footprint

Siemens Dresser-Rand

Energy O&G factory (plus service) Service shops Global operations Service centers Headquarters Regional centers

Production sites

Siemens stronghold in


Dresser-Rand stronghold in

North America

Service centers

Dresser-Rand with very strong US footprint and penetration of key Oil & Gas locations

Utilize “home market” advantage

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Synergy assessment leads to a minimum value of € 1.3bn1)

Synergies and Integration concept

Cost synergies Streamlining of R&D activities and combined product portfolio Purchasing volume & bundling effects, best practice sharing SG&A optimization Optimization of global manufacturing & service footprint

Sales synergies Significant generation of pull effect for industry products long-term3)

Efficient use of field service and customer access Gas turbine pull through business

Integration concept Dresser-Rand will become “The Oil & Gas” company within Siemens

Siemens compressor business will be integrated into this business unit

Dresser-Rand’s brand name will be preserved

Global headquarters in Houston

Profit impact in €m



FY 2017 FY 2019

Profit impact in €m



FY 2017 FY 2019

Profit impact

~ € 180m2), mainly in the first two years

1) Without synergies of RR ADGT acquisition

2) Includes integration and transaction cost

3) Not included in synergies for FY 2017/2019

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Closing of transactions expected in summer 2015

Next steps


Merger agreement has been signed on

22 Sep 2014

Dresser-Rand special shareholder meeting to be held beginning of 2015

Closing condition requiring shareholder approval will be met, if transaction is approved by a majority of Dresser-Rand shareholders

Closing is expected in summer 2015 subject to regulatory approvals


Sale and Purchase agreement has been signed on 21 Sep 2014

Entry into long-term brand license agreement

Expected closing: H1 CY 2015 subject to regulatory approvals

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Together, Dresser-Rand and Siemens offer a highly attractive portfolio for oil & gas customers

Product portfolio


Steam turbines

Other products

Reciprocating Axial Centrifugal

Standardized single-stage Multi-stage drives Multi-stage power generation High-Speed Engines Small Gas turbines Axial Expanders Micro LNG

Portfolio overlap Power range with Siemens

Up to 33 MW No

40 to 510,000 m3/hr Yes

To a large degree 9,000 to 880,000 m3/hr Yes different applications,

0.1 to 4 MW Yes e.g. Dresser-Rand focus on oil & gas,

0.5 to 70 MW Yes

Siemens focus on industrial

0.5 to 100 MW Yes Up to 1.4 MW No

1.5 to 2.2 MW No Up to 130 MW No No

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Reconciliation and Definitions for Non-GAAP Measures

This document includes supplemental financial measures that are or may be non-GAAP financial measures.

Orders and order backlog; adjusted or organic growth rates of revenue and orders; book-to-bill ratio; Total Sectors profit; return on equity (after tax), or ROE (after tax); return on capital employed (adjusted), or ROCE (adjusted); Free cash flow, or FCF; adjusted EBITDA; adjusted EBIT; adjusted EBITDA margins, earnings effects from purchase price allocation, or PPA effects; net debt and adjusted industrial net debt are or may be such non-GAAP financial measures.

These supplemental financial measures should not be viewed in isolation or as alternatives to measures of Siemens’ net assets and financial positions or results of operations as presented in accordance with IFRS in its Consolidated Financial Statements. Other companies that report or describe similarly titled financial measures may calculate them differently.

Definitions of these supplemental financial measures, a discussion of the most directly comparable IFRS financial measures, information regarding the usefulness of Siemens’ supplemental financial measures, the limitations associated with these measures and reconciliations to the most comparable IFRS financial measures are available on Siemens’ Investor Relations website at www.siemens.com/nonGAAP. For additional information, see supplemental financial measures and the related discussion in Siemens’ most recent annual report on Form 20-F, which can be found on our Investor Relations website or via the EDGAR system on the website of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Dresser-Rand will file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a Current Report on Form 8-K, which will contain, among other things, a copy of the merger agreement. In connection with the proposed merger, Dresser-Rand will prepare a proxy statement to be filed with the SEC that will provide additional important information concerning the proposed merger. When completed, a definitive proxy statement will be mailed to the stockholders of Dresser-Rand. Dresser-Rand and its respective directors, officers and employees and Siemens and its managing board, officers and employees may be deemed, under SEC rules, to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Dresser-Rand stockholders in connection with the proposed merger. Dresser-Rand stockholders may obtain more detailed information regarding such persons by reading the proxy statement and other relevant materials filed with the SEC and, with respect to Siemens, certain relevant materials prepared in accordance with the German Commercial Code. DRESSER-RAND STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO READ ALL RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, INCLUDING DRESSER-RAND’S PROXY STATEMENT, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION. Dresser-Rand’s stockholders will be able to obtain, without charge, a copy of the proxy statement (when available) and other relevant documents filed with the SEC from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Dresser-Rand’s stockholders will also be able to obtain, without charge, a copy of the proxy statement and other documents relating to the proposed merger (when available) at www.dresser-rand.com.