A good name for over 161 years!

Our company history has provided us with a wealth of experience.

2012Change of ownership to the Dr. A. Knauf family / growth strategy focusing on commercial (re-)developments
2006Change of ownership. Harpen Immobilien GmbH & Co. KG taken over by Goldman Sachs and Cerberus
2000Transfer to RWE AG
1992VEW AG becomes majority shareholder
1969Transfer of the mining activities to the Ruhrkohle AG; continuation of real estate and shared activities
1856Founding of "Harpener Bergbau Actiengesellschaft" and introduction of the Harpen share at Berlin stock exchange; more than 43,000 employees