Our Portfolio - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Information about the international media enterprise and it's corporate divisions RTL Group, Penguin Random House, Gruner + Jahr, Arvato; detailed information for journalists in the Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA's Press Center as well as everything about Corporate Responsibility activities at Bertelsmann.

Our Portfolio

The oldest existing records are family documents from the 18th century: a diary that company founder's Carl Bertelsmann grandfather kept from 1748. In addition to similar papers there are also corporate records dating back to the 19th century, for exemple founding documents of a lithographic firm (1829), a book printing house (1835) as well as ledgers of the C. Bertelsmann publishing house (1852-1923).