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Johanna Quandt, the billionaire widow of BMW savior, dies at 89

News | August 7th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Johanna Quandt, the billionaire widow of BMW savior Herbert Quandt, has died at the age of 89. Johanna Quandt, Germany’s second-richest woman behind her daughter, …

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The Quandts: Germany’s wealthiest family

Interesting | November 2nd, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

The Quandt family, shareholders of BMW, have overtaken the founders of discount supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl as Germany’s wealthiest family. According to German Manager …

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Quandt Family Renews Pledge As Audi Challenges BMW’s Lead In Luxury Vehicles

News | December 2nd, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

Quandt family, BMW’s largest shareholder owns 46% controlling stake and it is very involved in the day-to-day operation through Suzanne Quandt. In a recent statement, …


It Was Fifty Years Ago Today . . .

Interesting | December 9th, 2009 by Hugo Becker

In the late fall of 1959, BMW was on the ropes. The demand for motorcycles was soft, they had cars at two market extremes, luxury …

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Quandt family “kills” the BMW – Daimler deal

News | March 18th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

Earlier last week, we reported the possibility of cooperation between BMW and Daimler, a deal that involved share swapping up to 7%. We were very …