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Company Overview of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Company Overview

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA operates as a media, services, and education company worldwide. It operates through eight reportable segments: RTL Group, Penguin Random House, Gruner + Jahr, BMG, Arvato, Bertelsmann Printing Group, Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments. The RTL Group segment operates as an entertainment network. It owns and operates 60 television channels and 30 radio stations, as well as production companies; and produces, licenses, and distributes television content. The Penguin Random House segment publishes approximately 250 editorially independent imprints. This segment publishes approximately 10,000 new titles and sells approximately 800 million books, aud...

Carl-Bertelsmann-Strasse 270

Gütersloh,  33311

Germany

Founded in 1835

118,541 Employees

Phone:

49 5241 80 0

Fax:

49 5241 80 62321

Key Executives for Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
CFO & Member of the Executive Board
Age: 47
Member of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Penguin Random House
Age: 49
Member of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland
Age: 55
Chief Executive-Bertelsmann China Corporate Center & Managing Partner- Bertelsmann Asia Investments
Age: 44
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA Key Developments

Bertelsmann SE & Co Seeks To Invest $200-250 Billion In Indian Startups

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA which targets to invest $50-60 million each year in India, is looking to deploy $200-250 million in the country's startup ecosystem over the next four years. "We made our first investment in 2013-end in India. If we include the commitments that we have lined up for the next 12 months for de als that we have an out look for, the deplo yment would be about $200 mil lion," Pankaj Makkar, Managing Directors of Bertelsmann told Economic Times.

Bertelsmann Printing Group Reports Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2017

Bertelsmann Printing Group reported earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2017. For the period, revenues were EUR 811 million against EUR 816 million a year ago. Operating EBITDA was EUR 47 million against EUR 49 million a year ago.

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2017; Provides Earnings Guidance for Full Year 2017

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA reported consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2017. For the period, revenues were EUR 8,134 million against EUR 7,966 million a year ago. Operating EBITDA was EUR 1,099 million against EUR 1,111 million a year ago. EBIT (Earnings before interest and taxes) was EUR 805 million against EUR 805 million a year ago. Earnings before taxes were EUR 700 million against EUR 688 million a year ago. Group profit was EUR 502 million against EUR 482 million a year ago. The company is confident about the operating performance for the rest of the year 2017, and continues to expect higher revenues, continued high operating profitability, and Group profit of over a EUR 1 billion.

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