Investments

Investment strategy

Porsche SE's investment strategy aims to create sustainable value for its shareholders based on the increase in value of the assets under management as well as dividend distributions. Porsche SE's investments are classified into two categories. The first category includes the long-term core investment in Volkswagen AG. The second category includes portfolio investments that are generally held by Porsche SE on a temporary basis. Such investments are typically characterized by high growth and value appreciation potential during the holding period. In both categories, the focus is on promising companies in the areas of mobility and industrial technology whose growth is supported by macro trends. 

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

With its stake of 53.3 percent of the ordinary shares and 31.9 percent of the subscribed capital of Volkswagen AG, Porsche Automobil Holding SE is the single largest shareholder of the Wolfsburg based company. Porsche SE sees itself as a long-term anchor investor of Volkswagen AG.

Volkswagen Group comprises ten brands from five European countries: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, ŠKODA, SEAT, CUPRA, Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley, Porsche and Ducati. In addition, Volkswagen Group offers a wide range of financial services, including dealer and customer financing, leasing, banking and insurance activities as well as fleet management.

PTV

PTV provides state-of-the-art software solutions for transport modeling, simulation and intelligent traffic management. This includes the analysis of mobility data, which enables planners to evaluate urban mobility scenarios and create sustainable traffic concepts. In addition, PTV offers software for planning and optimization of transport logistics. PTV’s software solutions are used by customers in over 120 countries and 2,500 cities to save time and money, make roads safer and mobility more intelligent and environmentally friendly.

INRIX

INRIX is a global provider of real-time traffic data. For this purpose, INRIX draws on an extensive network of data sources comprising vehicles, smartphones and road sensors. These data sources are enriched with further information such as local weather data. Machine learning and intelligent algorithms enable continuous improvement of route recommendations. The cloud-based INRIX IQ software application suite provides customers with the ability to analyze the data from INRIX in a simple and targeted manner.

Markforged

Markforged develops and sells end-to-end 3D printing solutions for industrial uses. The company offers the only industrial 3D printing platform in the market that allows the production of high-strength parts from a variety of materials ranging from carbon fiber reinforced plastics to metal. Markforged's products are already used by several thousand companies in more than 70 countries worldwide. Since July 2021 Markforged is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Seurat Technologies

Seurat Technologies is developing a novel technology in 3D printing. This technology enables a significant increase in the speed of 3D metal printing and thus promotes the use of 3D printed components in series production.

AEVA

AEVA develops laser-based sensors, so called LiDAR ("light detection and ranging"). AEVA's innovative technology opens up new possibilities for environmental perception. Compared to conventional LiDAR sensors, AEVA's technology is able measure the velocity of an object in addition to its distance and position. This enables the generation of a precise map capturing and classifying all critical objects such as other vehicles or pedestrians. Since March 2021 AEVA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Aurora Labs

Aurora Labs is a technology provider for remote management and diagnostics of software as well as for so-called "over-the-air" updates in the automotive and IoT-industry. Using its machine learning based technology, Aurora Labs' software can detect errors in software code (self-healing software) and transmit system updates to cars with zero downtime. Aurora Labs has already won auto manufacturers for the use of its software in series production.

Isar Aerospace

Isar Aerospace develops and produces launch vehicles for the transport of small and medium-sized satellites into Earth orbit, thereby providing the basis for novel business models in commercial space. Isar Aerospace aims to serve the steadily growing demand for cost-effective and flexible launches. Compared to existing launch vehicles, cost advantages are achieved particularly through a high degree of vertical integration, innovative technologies and a high degree of automation in the rocket production process.

proteanTecs

The technology of proteanTecs, Haifa / Israel, enables the health and performance monitoring of semiconductors and electronic systems over the entire lifecycle from design to operation. proteanTecs’ technology helps to increase quality and reliability of new semiconductor generations and extend their lifespan.