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08:21 Mar 15, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Accounting / bank annual report
German term or phrase: Eigenkapitalrentabilität auf Basis des Eigenkapitals exklusive Gewinn
Anyone help with this please...
Full sentence is Die Eigenkapitalrentabilitaet betraegt auf Basis des Eigenkapitals exklusive Gewinn 20%
Many thanks
Charles Stanford
Czech Republic
Local time: 06:04
English translation:doesn't make any sense to me
Explanation:
The sentence makes no sense to me, either grammatically or literally.

"Return on equity based on the equity exclusive profit 20%" means just as little in English as the original German.

My only GUESS would be 20% ROE based on the profit attributable exclusively to equity but have never heard of such a figure in all my accounting or translating days.

Note: Please use umlauts when entering terms. If someone searches for Eigenkapitalrentabilität now, this question will not appear

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Note added at 5 hrs (2007-03-15 13:21:41 GMT)
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OK - i can see Robin's interpretation now but then shouldn't it be "exklusiv Gewinn" (without the e) (adverb vs adjective) ? But since the text if full of typos ....
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Ted Wozniak
United States
Local time: 23:04
Grading comment
Won't put this in the glossary for obvious reasons, but thank you for getting back to me and confirming that there was something funny about it
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3doesn't make any sense to me
Ted Wozniak


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Eigenkapitalrentabilitaet auf Basis des Eigenkapitals exklusive Gewinn
doesn't make any sense to me


Explanation:
The sentence makes no sense to me, either grammatically or literally.

"Return on equity based on the equity exclusive profit 20%" means just as little in English as the original German.

My only GUESS would be 20% ROE based on the profit attributable exclusively to equity but have never heard of such a figure in all my accounting or translating days.

Note: Please use umlauts when entering terms. If someone searches for Eigenkapitalrentabilität now, this question will not appear

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Note added at 5 hrs (2007-03-15 13:21:41 GMT)
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OK - i can see Robin's interpretation now but then shouldn't it be "exklusiv Gewinn" (without the e) (adverb vs adjective) ? But since the text if full of typos ....

Ted Wozniak
United States
Local time: 23:04
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 722
Grading comment
Won't put this in the glossary for obvious reasons, but thank you for getting back to me and confirming that there was something funny about it
Notes to answerer
Asker: thanks Ted - just went for return on equity, excluding profit,... in the end. Will bear that in mind about umlauts

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Changes made by editors
Mar 15, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedEigenkapitalrentabilitaet auf Basis des Eigenkapitals exklusive Gewinn » Eigenkapitalrentabilität auf Basis des Eigenkapitals exklusive Gewinn
Field (specific)Finance (general) » Accounting


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