A. Presentation of financial statements and recognition and measurement principles
The description of the activities of TomTom NV (the company) and the company structure, as included in the notes to the consolidated financial statements, also applies to the company financial statements.
The company has prepared its company financial statements in accordance with Part 9 of Book 2 of the Dutch Civil Code and, specifically, in accordance with section 362.8 of the Dutch Civil Code. In doing so, it has applied the principles of recognition and measurement as adopted in the consolidated financial statements (IFRS). Investments in subsidiaries are accounted for using the equity method. For more information on the accounting policy applied, and on the notes, please refer to the notes to the consolidated financial statements section.