Vimeo
LinkedIn
Instagram
Share |

BMW

November 20, 2014

Samsung retires $2.5 billion proposed merger; Ikea doubles down on wind deal; and BMW and Daimler commit to Mexico supply deal

Samsung retires $2.5 billion proposed merger

South Korea’s largest family-owned conglomerate Samsung Heavy Industries has scrapped a proposed $2.5 billion (€1.99 billion) takeover of Samsung Engineering due to shareholder opposition.

June 18, 2014

The winners of the European Families in Business Awards 2014, in association with Societe Generale Private Banking, have been announced. Take a look at the achievements of CampdenFB's shortlisted candidates.

UK retail family business Pentland Group has been awarded the top honour at the 2014 CampdenFB European Families in Business Awards in Barcelona.

November 5, 2013

ABF see better-than-expected annual results despite reputation issues, BMW report a slight third-quarter dip, good news at MasTec and Marriott, while Loews has a difficult three months.

ABF see better-than-expected annual results despite reputation issues, BMW report a slight third-quarter dip, good news at MasTec and Marriott, while Loews has a difficult three months.

Associated British Food
ABF – the food, ingredients and retail group controlled by the Weston family – saw strong results for the fiscal year ended 14 September, with revenues up 9% to £13.3 billion compared to 2012.

August 1, 2012

Second-quarter and half-year 2012 results this week yielded highs and lows for family businesses as Porsche SE and BMW reported major gains while Loews and Saputo saw profits fall. 

Second-quarter and half-year 2012 results this week yielded highs and lows for family businesses as Porsche SE and BMW reported major gains while Loews and Saputo saw profits fall. A number of family businesses, meanwhile, had mixed results, with Fiat posting healthy profits amidst declining sales in Europe and Anheuser-Busch InBev reporting increased revenues for the half year despite a decrease in sales volume.

July 3, 2012

Casino, the French retail giant, took over two family-controlled grocery chains in recent weeks, while Mexican family business Grupo Modelo was sold and billionaire Carlos Slim bought shares in two European telecommunications companies.

Casino, the French retail giant, took over two family-controlled grocery chains in recent weeks, while Mexican family business Grupo Modelo was sold and billionaire Carlos Slim bought shares in two European telecommunications companies.

May 3, 2012

A number of family businesses from around the world have gone against the trend of slowed growth, by posting rises in revenues.

A number of family businesses from around the world have gone against the trend of slowed growth, by posting rises in revenues.

Among these is German carmaker BMW, controlled by the Quandt family. On 3 May, the group said it had its “best first-quarter figures ever” in its 100-plus-year history. Revenues rose by 14% to €18.3 billion, up from around €16 billion for the same period last year.

March 4, 2012

Family businesses are the driving force of Germany’s economy and behind much of its success as the second biggest exporter in the world. CampdenFB takes a look at some of the leading German family businesses in an interactive graphic.

Family businesses are the driving force of Germany’s economy and behind much of its success as the second biggest exporter in the world. They come in all shapes and sizes and include two of the country’s iconic car makers, Volkswagen and BMW.

But many of them are the famed Mittelstand companies – small and mid-sized firms, controlled by the founder or the founder’s family, that drive forward Germany’s economy, which is Europe’s largest.

August 30, 2011

The luxury sector continues to be highly profitable for the family businesses operating within it with the latest results from top shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo confirming the boom.

The luxury sector continues to be highly profitable for the family businesses operating within it with the latest results from top shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo confirming the boom.

August 2, 2011

BMW and Porsche, two of Europe’s most recognisable family-controlled luxury car manufacturers, have reported strong profits for the first six months of the year, following difficult trading in 2010. 

BMW and Porsche, two of Europe’s most recognisable family-controlled luxury car manufacturers, have reported strong profits for the first six months of the year, following difficult trading in 2010.

Porsche, which is majority owned by the Porsche and Piech families, saw pre-tax profits of €149 million for the first half of 2011, compared to a loss of €1.62 billion in the same period last year.

Click here >>
Close