|Phone:||+47 23 10 66 00|
|Fax:||+47 23 10 66 01|
|Address:||Apotekergt. 10, P.O.Box 490, Sentrum, 0105 Oslo, Norway|
|Subsidiaries:||VG AS, Aftonbladet, Svenska Dagbladet, avis1, Eesti Meedia Group, 20 Min Holding AG, Metronome Film & Television, Sandrew Metronome, Schibsted Forlagene, Dagens Medisin (50%)|
|Affiliates:||TV 2 AS (33.33%)|
Schibsted ASA (or Schibsted Group) is one of the largest media groups in Scandinavia.
Schibsted's operates in various media fields:
- Newspaper publishing
- Television content
- Film production
- Book publishing
- Multimedia (CD, DVD) content
- Mobile phone services
Most of the company's operations are based in Norway and Sweden, but the group has operations in 11 European countries; Spain, France and Switzerland among others.
There are about 8,3 million daily readers of the company's newspapers (including the regional newspapers), the daily circulation of the newspapers is about 3 million.
The company employs about 4.760 people, of which about 2.310 people work outside of Norway.
- Schibsted Forlagene
- VG AS
- Svenska Dagbladet
- Eesti Meedia Group
- 20 Min Holding AG
- Metronome Film & Television
- Sandrew Metronome
- Dagens Medisin (50%)
The company was established when in 1839 Christian Schibsted started a small book printing business in Oslo.
In 1992 the company was listed on the Stockholm stock exchange.
In 1966 the company acquired the VG AS newspaper. A paper which was founded in 1945 a group of veterans from the resistance movement. The takeover of VG marked the beginning of the Schibsted Group.
In 1991 Schibsted applied for a government permit to establish an independent commercial television channel, TV 2 AS. Today, Schibsted owns 33.33% of this channel.
In 1996 Schibsted acquired Aftonbladet, which is the largest newspaper in the Nordic region.
In 1998 Schibsted acquired Svenska Dagbladet.
Operating revenues in 2004 were NOK 9.690 million.