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Company Overview of Forma Publishing Group AB

Company Overview

Forma Publishing Group AB publishes trade magazines and newspapers for the retailing and restaurant sectors. It also publishes consumer oriented magazines and newspapers. In addition, the company engages in book publishing. Its focus areas are food, home, leisure, and retailing. The company has magazine operations in Finland, Estonia, and Latvia. It was formerly known as ICA-Forlaget AB and changed its name to Forma Publishing Group AB in 2000. Forma Publishing Group AB was founded in 1945 and is based in Västerås, Sweden. Forma Publishing Group AB operates as a subsidiary of ICA Gruppen AB. As of October 3, 2014, Forma Publishing Group AB operates as a subsidiary of Egmont Foundation.

Port Anders Gata 3

Västerås,  722 12

Sweden

Founded in 1945

Phone:

46 2 14 75 75 00

Key Executives for Forma Publishing Group AB

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 51
Chief Executive Officer of Forma Magazines and Marketing Director
Executive Vice President of Retail and Director
Age: 52
Chief of Commission
Age: 42
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Forma Publishing Group AB Key Developments

Forma Publishing Group AB Announces Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2013

Forma Publishing Group AB announced earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company announced net sales of SEK 82 million compared to SEK 163 million for the same period a year ago. Operating loss was SEK 15 million compared to SEK 23 million for the same period a year ago. The improved operating result is due to lower central costs as well as a generally lower cost level.

Forma Publishing Group AB Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2012

Forma Publishing Group AB announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of SEK 103 million compared to SEK 221 million a year ago. Operating loss was SEK 65 million. For the year, the company reported net sales of SEK 533 million compared to SEK 847 million a year ago. Operating loss was SEK 29 million compared to SEK 12 million a year ago.

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