Who Owns BMW?

November 9th, 2018 by

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Who Owns BMW? BMW is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and owned by the parent company BMW Group, which also owns the luxury brands Mini and Rolls-Royce. Get all the details about BMW below, and feel free to contact us at Rallye BMW if you are a curious consumer in Syosset or Roslyn who wants to learn more!

What is the BMW Group?

The BMW Group, called BMW AG in Germany, is an incorporated entity owned by shareholders. The full German name of the group is Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengeselleschaft, with the first part translating to “Bavarian Motor Works” and the “AG” indicating its status as a shareholder company.

Who Owns BMW Shares?

Half of the BMW Group is owned by the Quandt family who are long-time shareholders, and the other half is owned by the public.

  • 29%=Stefan Quandt: A German industrialist and engineer
  • 21%=Susanne Klatten: Successful investor and sister to Stefan Quandt
  • 50%=Public Float: This represents the shares that are owned by public investors.

Where Is BMW Made?

Who makes BMW vehicles? BMW manufacturing plants are primarily in Germany, with the largest manufacturing facility in Dingolfing. Below is a list of all the production facilities that you can visit and tour:

  • Germany: Berlin, Dingolfing, Landshut, Leipzig, Munich, Regensburg, Wackersdorf
  • Austria: Steyr
  • Great Britain: Oxford
  • China: Shenyang

Additional production plants that are part of the BMW Group Production Network making new BMW models and BMW OEM parts include:

  • Austria: Graz
  • Brazil: Manaus
  • Egypt: Cairo
  • Germany: Eisenach
  • Great Britain: Goodwood and Swindon
  • Indonesia: Jakarta
  • India, Chennia
  • Italy: Cassinetta
  • Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur
  • Mexico: San Luis Potosi
  • Russia: Kaliningrad
  • South Africa: Rosslyn
  • Thailand: Rayong
  • United States: Spartanburg, SC

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