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GALA continues Internationalization, begins in Kuwait

Hamburg, 06 May 2010
GALA makes its debut in Kuwait with the June issue and therewith continues its internationalization. After launches in Syria and Lebanon last year, this is the third edition of the international celebrity and lifestyle magazine published under license in the rapidly growing Middle East region. This means that there are now editions of GALA in Germany, France, Poland, Russia (GALA Biografia), Croatia, Lithuania, Syria, Lebanon and Kuwait.

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Gruner + Jahr sells G+J Russia to Axel Springer AG

Hamburg, 23 November 2009
As part of the strategic realignment of its international activities, Gruner + Jahr has sold its Russian operations to Axel Springer AG.

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Gruner + Jahr Increases Brand-Business Revenues and ROS Again in 2007

Hamburg, 19 March 2008
tion as market-leading magazine publisher in Europe / Brand business sets new records in turnover and profit / International expansionist course successfully continued / "Expand your Brand" program on track / PRINOVIS holding negatively impacts the bottom line Gruner + Jahr, Europe's biggest magazine publisher and Germany's highestturnover publisher, systematically continued its brand expansion strategy in the 2007 financial year, underscoring its leading position in a market environment that remains fiercely competitive.

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Gruner + Jahr Posts Significant Rise in Revenue and Result for 2005

Hamburg, 26 March 2006
Gruner + Jahr, Europe´s biggest magazine publisherand the strongest-selling German publisher, lastingly enhanced its leadingmarket position in fiscal 2005. For the first time in four years, G+J increasedits revenues and achieved significant growth in profits, managing to pull offa turnaround in a difficult market environment.

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G+J Russia: GALA BIOGRAFIA Whets Readers´ Curiosity

Hamburg, 31 October 2004
Gruner + Jahr has added anothermember to its international GALA family. Today marks the launchof GALA BIOGRAFIA in Russia, an innovative, upscale people magazine.GALA BIOGRAFIA, published monthly in the fresh new premium pocketformat, reports on show stars and celebrities with excitingbiographies. The magazine caters specifically to young urban womenwith an upscale lifestyle, and not only features impressivephotographs, but also much more detailed texts than the regularRussian GALA magazine. Sophia Loren and Mata Hari are the starsportrayed in the premier issue. GALA BIOGRAFIA is being issued ina print run of 150,000 copies and at an introductory cover priceof approximately 1 euro. Its editor-in-chief is Nadeshda Borozdina,previously deputy editor-in-chief of GALA.