3. Net general expenses

Net general expenses in the first quarter of 2014 amount to €5.5 million and show a decrease of €0.4 million compared to the corresponding period of the prior year (€5.9 million).

These expenses include the notional cost of the EXOR stock option plan for approximately €1.2 million, an amount unchanged from the same period of the prior year.

Details of the main items of net general expenses are as follows:

€ million QI 2014   QI 2013   Change
Personnel costs (2.7)   (2.9)   0.2
Compensation to and other costs relating to directors (1.3)   (1.3)   0.0
Purchases of goods and services (1.4)   (1.6)   0.2
Other operating expenses. net of revenues and cost recoveries (0.1)   (0.1)   0.0
Total (5.5)   (5.9)   0.4
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