Düsseldorf, 15 December 2016 – Through its planned demerger, METRO GROUP is
launching two strong, successful and strategically focused companies. For the first time,
the Wholesale and Food Specialist and the company focused on Consumer Electronics
are set to present their strategies as independent entities. At the Capital Markets Day in
Düsseldorf, company names and brand positioning will be presented for the first time: It is
intended that, in the future, the Wholesale and Food Business will operate under the
corporate brand METRO, while the Consumer Electronics division will operate under the
For further information, please see the attached press release.