Bilan (magazine)

Bilan is a French language biweekly business magazine published in Geneva, Switzerland.

Editor-in-chiefMyret Zaki
CategoriesBusiness magazine
Circulation11,448 (2014)
PublisherTamedia Publications
First issue1 June 1989 (1989-06-01)
CompanyTamedia Group
Based inGeneva

History and profile

Bilan was first published in June 1989.[1][2] The publisher of the magazine was Alain Fabarez.[1] It was owned by the Edipresse Group[3][4] until November 2011.[5] Then it became part of the Tamedia Group.[2][6][7] The magazine is published by Tamedia Publications biweekly on Wednesdays and has its headquarters in Geneva.[2][8] It was published on a monthly basis until 2005 when its frequency was switched to biweekly.[1][9] Its headquarters was formerly in Lausanne.[9]

Bilan is the French counterpart of the Swiss German business magazine, BILANZ.[1] Bilan features analyses of finance markets and targets managers of small or large enterprises and decision makers.[6][10] It publishes several listings, including the 300 richest Switzerland, the 100 richest in Europe, the 300 most influential Switzerland, the 50 start-up invest in and the top 30 employers.[10] The biweekly also publishes interviews.[11]

Max Mabillard is one of the former editors-in-chief of Bilan.[9] Stéphane Benoit-Godet served as the editor-in-chief[6] until 1 November 2014 when Myret Zaki was appointed to the post.[2][12]


The circulation of Bilan was 15,000 copies during its initial period.[1] Between July 2004 and June 2005 the magazine had a circulation of 18,569 copies.[13] It was 18,703 copies between July 2005 and June 2006 and 19,047 copies between July 2006 and June 2007.[13] Its circulation became 19,325 copies between July 2007 and June 2008.[13] In 2011 the magazine had a circulation of 13,111 copies.[5][6] The circulation of the biweekly was 11,448 copies in 2014.[2]

See also


  1. Thomas Häussler; Peter Meier (2006). "Ringier's expansion to Eastern Europe in the 1990s" (Conference paper). Berne: Institute of Communication and Media Studies. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
  2. "Bilan". Tamedia AG. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  3. Jany Lesseur (January 1999). "Can Papers Net a Profit?". UNESCO Courier. Retrieved 26 December 2014.  via Questia (subscription required)
  4. "A planned merger of French- and German-language media groups". Swiss Info. 4 March 2009. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  5. "Tamedia acquires Bilan and Tribune des Arts". Bloomberg. 7 November 2011. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  6. "Bilan". Business Press. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  7. Markus Knöpfli (2 May 2014). "Die Bilanz geht in die Welt". Medien Woche (in German). Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  8. "Bilan". Publicitas. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  9. Switzerland Starting Business (Incorporating) in Switzerland Guide Strategic and Practical Information. Int'l Business Publications. p. 237. ISBN 978-0-7397-1688-5. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  10. "Bilan celebrates its 25th anniversary". Publicitas. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  11. Kaylen Gastrow (9 April 2013). "Uzbek Princess Not Investigated". Littera Report. Tashkent. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  12. "Bilan - Nomination de Myret Zaki, nouvelle rédactrice en chef de Bilan". Publicitas. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  13. "New circulation figures from July 2007 to June 2008". Adnative. 1 October 2008. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
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