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Gruner + Jahr acquires Employour: merger of Medienfabrik embrace and Employour creates new market leader in school-leaver and student marketing

Hamburg, Gütersloh and Bochum,16 November 2015
Gruner + Jahr, the Hamburg-based media company, has taken over Employour GmbH in Bochum for an eight-digit sum and linked it to Medienfabrik embrace. This creates a new market leader for school-leaver and student marketing.


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Medienfabrik to transfer to Gruner + Jahr / Hamburg Publishing House establishes Germany's largest Content Communication Service Provider

Hamburg, 13 Novembre 2015
On January 1st 2016, the communications agency Medienfabrik will be transferring from Arvato to Gruner + Jahr – both 100 percent subsidiaries of the international media company Bertelsmann. Gruner + Jahr will thus be setting up Germany's largest content communication service provider.


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Prisma Media launches Businessinsider.com in France

Hamburg, 28 August 2015
The G+J subsidiary Prisma Media will launch Businessinsider.com in France early 2016. Business Insider (BI) is the leading business, technology and finance news website. "We are excited to partner with one of the most dynamic digital publishing houses in the world" says Prisma Media's CEO Rolf Heinz.


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Gruner + Jahr turns 50 – a half-century of powerful journalism

Hamburg, 29 June 2015
G+J will celebrate its 50th birthday with employees over strawberry cake and champagne, and will present its history in a major social media campaign on Twitter (#grunerjahrzehnte), Facebook and the website www.grunerjahrzehnte.de.


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Gruner + Jahr: 2014 business developments confirm transformation course

Hamburg, 1 April 2015
The results of Gruner + Jahr in financial year 2014 fully confirmed the company's transformation course. While business developments in 2014 were largely stable adjusted for portfolio effects, G+J generated an Ebitda return on investment of 9.5% – on par with the previous year (2013: 9.6%).