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Porsche Automobile Holding
Type Societas Europaea,
(Xetra: PAH3),
(FWB: PAH3)
Industry Automotive
Founded 1931
Founder(s) Ferdinand Porsche
Headquarters Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Area served Worldwide
Key people Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman
Martin Winterkorn, President & CEO
Products Automobiles
Services Automotive financial services, engineering services
Revenue €7,466 million (2007/8)
Operating income €8,589m (2007/8)
Profit €6,392m (2007/8)
Owner(s) Porsche family
Qatar Investment Authority (10%)
Employees 12,202 (2007)
Subsidiaries
Porsche Zwischenholding GmbH
Volkswagen
Porsche AG
Website Porsche-SE.com
References: scheduled to be merged under a mutual Volkswagen AG/Porsche SE "Integrated Automotive Group" in 2011[1][2]

Porsche Automobil Holding SE, usually shortened to Porsche SE [3]) a Societas Europaea or European Public Company, is a German holding company with investments in the automotive industry.

Porsche SE is headquartered in Zuffenhausen, a city district of Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg and is owned by the Piëch and Porsche families, and Qatar Holdings, through the Qatar Investment Authority (10%).[4] It owns 50.7% of Volkswagen AG and 50.1% of Porsche Zwischenholding GmbH, which owns 100% of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, the manufacturer of a range of sports cars and SUVs.

The company was founded as Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche GmbH in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche,[5] an Austrian engineer born in Maffersdorf, during the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and Porsche's son-in-law Anton Piëch, an Austrian lawyer.

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