April 16, 2014 9:57 AM ET


Company Overview of Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA

Company Overview

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA, doing business as WAZ Media Group, publishes and distributes daily and weekly newspapers, trade magazines, and advertising journals and papers in Europe. The company also operates radio stations; and advertising portals related to real estate, jobs, automobiles, and acquaintanceships. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Essen, Germany. The company has operations in Germany, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Thuringia, Albania, and the Russian Federation.

Friedrichstrasse 34-38

Essen,  45128


Founded in 1948


49 201 8040


49 201 804 8862

Key Executives for Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Chief Financial Officer
Member of Management Board and Chief Editor of Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung
Member of Management Board and Managing Director of the Braunschweiger Zeitungsverlag
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA Key Developments

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. Forms Joint Venture with Axel Springer AG

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. has agreed to form a joint venture with Axel Springer AG, for the marketing and distribution of print and digital media.

Fahrudin Radoncic To Sell Avaz

Fahrudin Radoncic intends to divest Avaz and Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitungsverlagsgesellschaft E. Brost & J. Funke Gmbh U. Co. Kg and Styria Media Group AG among the interested buyers that have contacted him, Capital.ba reported. Radoncic told Anadolu, that apart from Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitungsverlagsgesellschaft and Styria, several Turkish media houses, as well as Bosnian investors have shown a particular interest in Avaz.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Private Placement
February 18, 2014
VG Media Gesellschaft zur Verwertung der Urheber- und Leistungsschutzrechte von Medienunternehmen
July 25, 2013
Axel Springer AG, Regional Newspapers, TV Program Guides & Women's Magazines

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