Welcome to the archive of METRO GROUP. As a result of the demerger of the company, two independent companies specialized in their respective market segments have formed themselves in 2016/2017. In this archive you will find all relevant releases and publications up to the execution of the demerger.

Demerger of METRO GROUP

Following the announcement of plans to create two independent, exchange-listed market leaders in their respective segment at the end of March 2016 and the approval of the Supervisory Board, the organisational separation was implemented in September 2016. At the Annual General Meeting on 6 February 2017, the shareholders of METRO AG approved the demerger of METRO GROUP into two strong and successful companies with a clear strategic focus. The Local Court Düsseldorf as the court of registry has entered the demerger in the commercial register on July, 12 2017.


The number one consumer electronics company in Europe

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A leading international wholesale and food service business group

METRO is one of the leading international companies in the wholesale and food service sector. As a partner, investor and impetus to its customers, METRO's business is based on four strong pillars - the wholesale business of METRO Cash & Carry, the rapidly growing FSD delivery business, future-proof digital services and the leading brand Real in the hypermarket segment.