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.
In 2015, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.247 million cars and nearly 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax for the financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 December 2015, the BMW Group had a workforce of 122,244 employees.
In order to remain flexibly engaged in the field of mobility services, the BMW group has founded BMW i Ventures the BMW Group has founded BMW i Ventures – a Venture Capital Company based in New York City. BMW i Ventures provides early- and mid-stage investments with high potential in the area of Mobility Services. BMW i Ventures is part of the Sub-Brand BMW i and aims for strategic, long-term partnerships in particular in the areas of e-mobility, navigation, parking, car sharing and intermodal mobility solutions.