October 25, 2016 9:28 AM ET


Company Overview of The Economist Group Limited

Company Overview

The Economist Group Limited publishes and delivers information through newspapers and magazines, conferences, and electronic services. The company offers insight, analysis, and services on international business and world affairs. It offers The Economist, a weekly international news and business publication covering reporting, commentary, and analysis on world current affairs, business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts; Economist.com, a source for the analysis of global business and current affairs; and The Economist Intelligence Unit that provides business intelligence online or in print, via webcast or face-to-face on market trends and business strategi...

25 St James's Street

London,  SW1A 1HG

United Kingdom

Founded in 1843


44 20 7830 7000


44 20 7839 2968

Key Executives for The Economist Group Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 52
Group Chief Financial Officer
President of CQ Roll Call
Age: 48
President of the Economist Group Media Businesses
Managing Director of Asian Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Economist Group Limited Key Developments

Exor To Buy 40% Stake In Economist

Exor S.A. and the Rothschild family will acquire 40% stake in The Economist Group Limited from Pearson plc (LSE:PSON) for £400 million, early as this week, two sources close to the matter said on Tuesday. Exor is expected to build a stake of around 40% in The Economist Group after completion of the deal from 4.72% now, one of the sources said. The source said details of the deal were still being finalised, and it could take some time before Exor reaches the 40% level.

Agnelli and de Rothschild Family Eyes Stake In Economist

Exor S.A. and The Rothschild families are set to emerge as the £400 million buyers for 50% stake in The Economist Group Limited that is held by Pearson plc (LSE:PSON). A deal, which sources say could be announced as early as this week.

Pearson Mulls To Sell Stake In The Economist Group

Pearson plc (LSE:PSON) moved closer to an exit from business publishing as it announced plans to dispose of its stake in The Economist Group Limited.

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