August 28, 2014 10:24 AM ET

Media

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

Germany

Founded in 1948

Phone:

49 201 8040

Fax:

49 201 804 8862

Key Executives for Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Founder
Chief Financial Officer
Head of Operations
Member of Management Board and Chief Editor of Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA Key Developments

Funke Mediengruppe Announces Executive Appointments

Funke Mediengruppe announced that it has appointed Jochen Herrlich and Stephan Thurm to develop its digital unit in Berlin. The company announced that Funke Digital's management team is complemented by the appointment of Alexander Ruben as head of operations. Ruben has worked at Funke for six years, most recently as project manager within management. Herrlich has worked as general manager of Axel Springer's 'Welt' group since 2008.

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.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
June 30, 2014
circ IT GmbH & Co. KG
Merger/Acquisition
April 30, 2014
Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA, Program Magazines and FMG Titles
Private Placement
February 18, 2014
VG Media Gesellschaft zur Verwertung der Urheber- und Leistungsschutzrechte von Medienunternehmen
 

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