5. Result from investments

In 2013 the net gain, amounting to €97 million (a net gain of €107 million in 2012), mainly consists of the Group’s share of €87 million (€94 million in 2012) in the Net profit/(loss) of investees accounted for using the equity method, and also includes write-downs for impairment, reversals, accruals to provisions against investments and dividends.

In particular, in 2013, the item includes (amounts in € million): investments held by subsidiaries pertaining to the EMEA region €145 (€160 in 2012), to the Components operating segment €5 (€2 in 2012), to the APAC region -€39 (‑€5 in 2012), to the RCS MediaGroup investment -€34 (-€68 in 2012) and other investments €20 (€18 in 2012).