METRO GROUP financial investment

Globally active retail group

METRO GROUP is among the premier international merchandisers. It is headed by the holding company METRO AG, in which Haniel directly or indirectly holds about 25 per cent of the voting shares. Operative business is carried out by autonomous sales divisions. With these sales brands, the METRO GROUP is represented at more than 2,200 sites in 32 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Successful range of brands

Metro Cash & Carry is an international leader in self-service wholesale. Real is one of the leading self-service hypermarkets in Germany and Poland. The trading group also sets standards in consumer electronics: Media Markt and Saturn are Europe's market leaders in this segment. The sales division Galeria Kaufhof is recognised as the concept and systems leader in the German department store segment. There is also METRO PROPERTIES, which manages METRO GROUP's real estate assets.

METRO GROUP has been a Haniel investment since 1966.