9Investment income and investment and loan expenses

In 2022, the investment income contained ordinary and extraordinary dividend payments from subsidiaries amounting to CHF 142.9 million (2021: CHF 162.9 million). The income from the sale of a subsidiary amounted to CHF 7.0 million, net.

In 2022, Sulzer Ltd released hidden reserves in the amount of CHF 10.0 million (2021: CHF 20.0 million). 

The investment and loan expenses contain allowances on investments amounting to CHF 44.6 million (2021: CHF 51.3 million) and waivers on loans and receivables amounting to CHF 71.3 million (2021: CHF 0.0 million). The share of loss from associates amounts to CHF 2.5 million (2021: CHF 2.0 million).