8. Other current assets

in € thousand 31.12.2010 31.12.2009
Advance payment Billstedt-Center Hamburg 156,713 0
Value added tax receivables 2,312 689
Deductible withholding tax on dividends / solidarity surcharge 60 159
Interest rate swaps 207 207
Other current assets 5,679 4,815
  164,971 5,870

The purchase price and ancillary acquisition costs for the Billstedt-Center Hamburg were paid at the end of the year.

Other current assets primarily consist of other receivables from tenants and costs to protect locations. This items also includes a secured receivable against ARCANDOR AG i.L. worth €1.8 million which was settled in early 2011.

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