Mediahuis is a newspaper & magazine publishing, distribution, printing, TV, radio and online media company with assets in Belgium, Netherlands and Ireland. Mediahuis publishes daily newspaper titles in Belgium, the Netherlands and Ireland as well as regional titles, and is involved in broadcasting a number of Dutch and French language TV and radio stations.
|Founded||1 January 2014|
|Products||Newspapers, magazines, distribution, printing, TV and online media.|
|Revenue||€ 819 million (2018)|
|€ 91 million (2018)|
|€ 28 million (2018)|
|Owners||Mediahuis Partners NV (50.6% stake), Concentra (32.7% stake) and VP Exploitatie (16.7% stake) . These 3 shareholders are in turn mainly owned by the Van Puijenbroek family, Belgian Baert family and Mediahuis chairman Thomas Leysen.|
The headquarters of Mediahuis is in Antwerp.
Mediahuis was founded in 2014 as a joint venture of two Flemish media corporations Corelio and Concentra. They entered into a collaboration around their paper and digital publishing activities. Corelio took 62% of the shares, Concentra the remaining 38%.
In January 2019, Corelio NV, majority shareholder in the Belgian-Dutch group Mediahuis, becomes Mediahuis Partners NV. Mediahuis Partners NV currently holds a 50.6% stake in Mediahuis, along with Concentra (32.7%) and VP Exploitatie (16.7%).
On 30 April 2019 Mediahuis agreed to acquire Independent News & Media for 145.6 million euro. The deal will give Mediahuis control over the Irish Independent and the Sunday Independent (Ireland), respectively Ireland's top-selling daily and Sunday newspaper, among other assets.
In July 2019, Mediahuis were reported to be interested in acquiring JPIMedia.
Telegraaf Media Groep
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is a large Belgian media company owned by Mediahuis with activities in the Netherlands, with brands like De Telegraaf, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé and VROUW; regional newspapers like Haarlems Dagblad and Noordhollands Dagblad; digital brands such as GeenStijl and Dumpert, and the national radio station Classic FM. In addition, TMG owns dozens of other brands that focus on local news, entertainment and e-commerce. Via Keesing Media Group, the company publishes international puzzle magazines and digital puzzles.
TMG holds a 22.85 % stake in a joint venture with Talpa Holding, which operates the radio stations Radio 538, Sky Radio, Radio Veronica, Radio 10 and thematic channels (only on Internet). In addition, the television channel TV 538.
De Telegraaf, the most popular newspaper in the Netherlands, is its flagship publication. Between 1999 and 2014, it published the free daily newspaper Spits. In 2012, it acquired the free daily newspaper Metro.
TMG was formerly known as the NV Holdingmaatschappij De Telegraaf.
See main article: Independent News & Media.
- The Herald (Irish national newspaper via Independent News & Media subsidiary)
- Irish Independent (Irish national newspaper via Independent News & Media subsidiary)
- Sunday Independent (Irish national newspaper via Independent News & Media stake)
- Sunday World (Irish national newspaper via Independent News & Media subsidiary)
- Irish Daily Star (Irish national newspaper via Independent News & Media subsidiary)
- Regional Irish newspapers (via Independent News & Media stake)
Belgium and Netherlands
- Jobat (jobs website)
- Jet (magazine)
- Gotcha (classified magazine)
- Zimmo (classified magazine)
- Vroom (classified magazine)
- ROB TV, TV Limburg, ATV and TV OOST (Regional TV channels)
- Radio Nostalgie (North and South)
- Metro (stake)
- De Vijver Media (stake)
- Flanders Classics (stake)
- De Standaard
- Het Nieuwsblad
- Gazet van Antwerpen
- Het Belang van Limburg
- De Telegraaf
- NRC Handelsblad
- NRC Next
- Regional Dutch newspapers
Held by Telegraaf Media Groep
|VROUW||Speurders.nl||Laarder Courant de Bel|
|Metro||Blog Society||Nieuwsblad voor Castricum|
|Classic FM||Vacaturekrant.nl||Schager Weekblad|
|Wendy||Nieuwsblad Santpoort en Velserbroek||Vecht Journaal|
|Noordhollands Dagblad||IJmuider Courant||Weekblad voor Ouder Amstel|
|Haarlems Dagblad||Baarns Weekblad||Westfries Weekblad|
|Leidsch Dagblad||Stadsblad De Echo||Wieringer Courant|
|De Gooi- en Eemlander||Witte Weekblad||Woonbode|
|Dumpert||Haarlems Weekblad||Nieuwsblad voor Huizen|
|Upcoming||Alkmaars Weekblad||Nieuwsblad De Kennemer|
|GeenStijl||De Duinstreek||De Krommenieër|
|Das Kapital||De Gooi en Eembode||De Zaankanter|
|De Telegraaf||Heemsteedse Courant|
|De Financiële Telegraaf (DFT)||Haarlems Weekblad|
- "Mediahuis to buy Irish newspaper group INM for $163 million". Reuters. 2019-04-30. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
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- "Assets National Newspapers". www.inmplc.com. Retrieved 2019-06-27.