Ern-Gruppe - A true family business | History
The Ern Gruppe is a family business with focus on cross border transactions in the areas of Real Estate, Advisory and Venture Capital.
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  • 1873: Established as a razor manufacturer C. Friedrich Ern
  • 1874: First export business to the United States of America
  • 1883: Foundation of one of the first internal factory health insurances in Germany
  • 1897: Foundation of the first residential real estate development company
  • 1916: Completion of first leisure swimming and entertainment park for employees in Germany
  • 1925: World market leader of razor manufacturing with >1,000 employees
  • 1946: Reconstruction of company headquarters after World War II
  • 1964: Establishment of mail-order business as additional major business unit
  • 1968: First commercial real estate development
  • 1989: Completion of remodelling of company headquarters into office building
  • 1998: First residential real estate developments in Leipzig & Dresden, Eastern Germany
  • 2015: Focus on foreign direct real estate investments into Germany as additional business unit
  • 2016: Large number of successfull real estate investments from the Middle East & China
  • 2018: Partner of the International Business Center Solingen (IBCS)