Press

Here you can find our press releases and short current news items from the RAG-Stiftung. All of the press releases can be downloaded as PDF documents.

Essen, May 30, 2017. The RAG-Stiftung has proceeded with its successful work in 2016 and is continuing to systematically prepare for the end of German coal mining in 2018. At today’s annual press conference in Essen, the Board of Executives reviewed the achievements of the first 10 years of the RAG-Stiftung and made clear that the ground has been prepared for a successful future.

Essen, May 23, 2016. The RAG-Stiftung is working at full steam to prepare for the post coal-mining era. “We have everything in place that will be needed to address the challenges of the future,” said Dr. Werner Müller, Chairman of the Board of Executives of the RAG-Stiftung, during the foundation’s annual press conference today.

Essen/London, 5 October 2015. The RAG-Stiftung has invested in the British engineering consultancy Pell Frischmann through its investment firm, RAG-Stiftung Investment Company. The closing of the contract took place on 30 September 2015. The investment company bought 85 per cent of the shares of Pell Frischmann, which were previously owned by Dr. Wilem Frischmann and Sudhu S. Prabhu. The parties to the transaction have agreed not to disclose any information about the purchase price. The remaining 15 per cent of the shares are held by the brothers Ashu and Tushar Prabhu.

06/02/2015
Press release

Essen, 2 June, 2015. At today’s annual press conference, the Board of Executives of the RAG-Stiftung drew a halfway balance with respect to the most important high points of their term of office, presented the key milestones of the financial year 2014 and explained the objectives for the current year.

Essen/Heidelberg, February 25, 2015. RAG-Stiftung announced the execution of an agreement under which RAG-Stiftung Investment Company acquired 100 precent of Heidelberg Instruments Mikrotechnik GmbH, a leader in design, development, and manufacturing of laser and maskless lithography systems. The agreement was concluded last January, for an undisclosed amount.

Essen/Büdingen, November 21, 2014. At the end of 2014, the RAG-Stiftung will acquire 100 percent of the infrastructure specialist RÖDER Zeltsysteme und Service AG in Hessen through its investment company, RAG-Stiftung Investment Company. The majority of shares in the RÖDER Group were previously owned by the Swiss company Zurmont Madison. The parties have agreed to keep the purchase price confidential.