With its three brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 31 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries. The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.
BMW Group | Petuelring 130, 80788 München | www.bmwgroup.com
Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance, financial investments, credit cards, and innovative mobilityservices.
Daimler AG | Mercedesstrasse 137, 70327 Stuttgart | www.daimler.com
The Volkswagen Group is the largest automobile producer in Europe and unites under its umbrella the brands Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN. The group covers the entire mobility spectrum – from motorcycles and lowconsumption compact cars to premium limousines, sports cars and heavy goods vehicles. The company currently produces at 106 sites worldwide and delivered 9,7 million vehicles last year. By 2018, the Volkswagen Group aims to be the global economic and environmental leader among mobility groups.
Volkswagen AG | Berliner Ring 2, 38440 Wolfsburg | www.volkswagenag.com
Engine size and horsepower put passion into motion. However, they do not guarantee pole position in international competition. This requires optimal processes, effective supply chains, excellent cost management and reliable risk management, as well as innovative mobility concepts and sustainable business models. This is where we can support you: with a committed team, multidisciplinary services, extensive industry experience and our passion for cars. EY – Wir bewegen nachhaltig® – so that you can be one of the front runners tomorrow.
Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft | Mergenthalerallee 3–5, 65760 Eschborn | www.de.ey.com/automotive
Brembo is the world leader and acknowledged innovator of brake disc technology for automotive vehicles. Brembo supplies high performance brake systems for the most important manufacturers of cars, commercial vehicles and motorbikes worldwide. Brembo is also a leader in the racing sector and has won more than 300 championships. The company operates in 15 countries on 3 continents, with 22 production and business sites, and approximately 8.700 employees, about 10% of whom are engineers and specialists active in R&D.
Brembo S.p.A. | Viale Europa 2, 24040 Stezzano | Italy | www.brembo.com
Metzler Corporate Finance specializes in independent transaction advice for large corporations, SMEs and private equity investors. Its services include advice on M&A and capital market transactions, fiduciary solutions, structuring investments and complex financing solutions. Its all-round advisory approach extends beyond traditional sector boundaries, enabling it to develop future-oriented solutions. Together with clients, new links are created between content and transactions, leading to innovative ideas and viable solutions for the ongoing development of companies.
METZLER Corporate Finance | Untermainanlage 1, 60329 Frankfurt am Main | www.metzler.com
SapientNitro, part of Publicis.Sapient, is a new breed of agency redefining storytelling for an always-on world. We’re changing the way our clients engage today’s connected consumers by uniquely creating integrated, immersive stories across brand communications, digital engagement, and omni-channel commerce. SapientNitro’s global team collaborates across disciplines, perspectives and continents to create game-changing success for our international clients, such as Audi, Chrysler, Hugo Boss, KIA, Lufthansa, Siemens and Vodafone.
SapientNitro | Arnulfstr. 60 | 80335 Munich | www.sapientnitro.de
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is the world’s leading supplier of instrument panels and cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has around 100 manufacturing and technical centers in 17 countries and employs over 29,600 people globally. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company.
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors | Jagenbergstraße 1, 41468 Neuss | www.yfai.com
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries, and posted revenue of $6.1 billion in 2015.
NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH | Stresemannallee 101, 22529 Hamburg | www.nxp.com