Borussia Dortmund ownership structure explained and owner net worth

Borussia Dortmund ownership structure explained and owner net worth

Here is all you need to know about Borussia Dortmund club, its nickname, owner net worth, history and more 

Borussia Dortmund has taken a UEFA Champions League final spot and awaits to play against either Real Madrid or Bayern Munich who are locked at 2-2.

It was the German side’s first time in the UCL final over a decade after they defeated Paris Saint-Germain Just after the break, centre-back Mats Hummels’ header gave the Bundesliga team the lead at the Parc des Princes and booked the final spot with 1-0 (2-0 ag). 

Borussia Dortmund ownership structure explained and owner net worth details

Dortmund’s last appearance in the Champions League final was against another German team, Bayern Munich, in 2013. The fifth in the league’s table this year, they were narrowly denied the Bundesliga title in 2022–2023, drawing 2-2 with Mainz at home on the last day of play and due to goal differential, Bayern won the league.


The club has bagged eight league championships, five DFB-Pokals, one UEFA Champions League, one Intercontinental Cup, and one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup. Now that Dortmund is all set to play the UCL final after a long time, let us have a look at the club’s history, owner, manager, nickname, owner’s net worth and more. 

Who owns Borussia Dortmund and how rich are they? 

The German professional club based in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia which was founded 114 years ago on December 19, 1909, is owned by Borussia Dortmund GmbH& Co and KGaA. As of 2022, $0.39 B was the reported net asset on the balance sheet as per the Companies Market Cap outlet. The net worth of the club was reported as €824 million by Forbes in 2022. According to the report, the German club makes €142 million on matchdays, while the ‘Black and Yellow’ collect €304 million from TV rights.  

Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA’s share capital amounts to EUR 110,396,220 divided into the same number of no-par value shares and the shareholder structure of Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA was as follows as of 30 June 2023:

  • Bernd Geske: 8.24%
  • Evonik Industries AG: 8.19%
  • SIGNAL IDUNA: 5.98%
  • PUMA SE: 5.32%
  • Ralph Dommermuth Beteiligungen GmbH: 5.03%
  • Ballspielverein Borussia 09 e.V. Dortmund: 4.61%
  • Free float: 67.24%

Who is the manager and the president of Borussia Dortmund?

German-Croatian Edin Terzic is the current head coach of Borussia Dortmund while Reinhold Lunow is the president. Hans-Joachim Watzke is the CEO.  

What is Borussia Dortmund’s nickname?

Borussia Dortmund are often called by simply just “BVB”. Ballspielverein Borussia Dortmund, the club’s official name, is where the nickname “BVB” originated. Borussia completes the last “B” in the nickname, Ballspielverein, which appears before the original name and indicates Dortmund’s proficiency in ball sports. 


Where do Borussia Dortmund play their home games?  

Signal Iduna Park is where Borussia Dortmund play their home matches. It has a capacity of 81,365 people.