Facts & Figures
Facts & Figures

Hella in Figures

With sales of around 5.8 billion Euros, HELLA is one of the world’s top 40 automotive suppliers and ranks among the 100 largest German industrial companies. A central part of our strategy is gaining a global presence in significant growth markets. In fiscal year 2019/2020 we generated 54 percent of our consolidated sales in Europe, 27 percent in Asia/Pacific and 19 percent in North and South America. Around the globe, HELLA has approximately 36,000 employees, more than 7,000 of whom work in R&D. Not standing still in development, working out ideas and taking them into serial production is what drives us, every day.


Business Development

  FY 2019/20

FY 2018/19


Currency and portfolio-adjusted sales
(in € million)
5,800 6,770 -14 %
Reported sales (in € million) 5,829


-17 %

Adjusted EBIT (in € million) 233


-59 %

Adjusted EBIT margin (in percent) 4.0


-4.4 percentage points

R&D expenditure (in € million) 620


+2 %

Number of employees 36,311


-7 %




2021-02-03HELLA sells shares in joint venture Mando HELLA Electronics to partner Mando more
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