April 19, 2014 10:41 PM ET


Company Overview of Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG

Company Overview

Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a printing and publishing company in Europe. The company publishes magazines and newspapers; and provides online media and mobile media marketing services. Its portfolio comprises approximately 500 magazines and digital offerings in approximately 30 countries, which include approximately 40 magazines comprising the titles STERN, BRIGITTE, GEO, CAPITAL, GALA, ELTERN, FINANCIAL TIMES DEUTSCHLAND, ESSEN & TRINKEN, and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG, through its subsidiary, also provides offset printing services in the United States. The company is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG is a...

Am Baumwall 11

Hamburg,  20459


11,585 Employees


49 40 3703 0

Key Executives for Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG

Chief Executive Officer and President of G+J Deutschland
Age: 52
Editors-in-Chief of Börse Online
Editor-In-Chief of FTD
Editor-in-Chief of Stern
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG Key Developments

Gruner + Jahr Reportedly Mulls Stake Sale In BODA

Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG reportedly seeks to divest 50% stake in BODA.

Gruner + Jahr AG & Co. KG Reports Earnings Results for the Year of 2012

Gruner + Jahr AG & Co. KG reported earnings results for the year of 2012. For the year, the company reported revenues of EUR 2,218 million compared to EUR 2,287 million a year ago. Operating EBIT was EUR 168 million compared to EUR 233 million a year ago, because of increased investment in the transformation to digital, new businesses, and structural adjustments.

Bertelsmann Cancels Plans To Acquire Gruner & Jahr

A spokesman of Bertelsmann AG said that its plans to acquire Gruner & Jahr AG & Druck-und Verlagshaus are now off the table. Bertelsmann and Gruner & Jahr agreed to work together on developing the publishing house in future. Thomas Rabe, Bertelsmann Chief Executive, said, "We will further develop Gruner + Jahr's strong position in media business, promote digitalization of contents and brands, and provide the required resources. Winfried Steeger, Chief Executive Officer of Gruner & Jahr, said, "Upcoming challenges can be best met by working together."

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