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Mediahuis NV
Private company
Founded1 January 2014 [1]
ProductsNewspapers, magazines, distribution, printing, TV and online media.
Revenue€ 819 million (2018)
€ 91 million (2018)
€ 28 million (2018)
OwnersMediahuis Partners NV (50.6% stake), Concentra (32.7% stake) and VP Exploitatie (16.7% stake).[2]

Mediahuis is a newspaper & magazine publishing, distribution, printing, TV, radio and online media company founded in 2014 with assets in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland and Luxembourg. Mediahuis publishes daily newspaper titles in Belgium, the Netherlands and Ireland as well as regional titles, and is involved in broadcasting a number of Dutch and French language TV and radio stations.

Irish assets are held in Independent News & Media subsidiary. Dutch assets are held in a Telegraaf Media Groep subsidiary.

The headquarters of Mediahuis is in Antwerp.


Mediahuis was founded in January 2014 as a joint venture of two Flemish media corporations Corelio and Concentra. They entered into a collaboration around their paper and digital publishing activities.[1] Corelio took 62% of the shares, Concentra the remaining 38%.

In 2015, Mediahuis acquired the Dutch NRC Media group.[citation needed] In 2017 it acquired the Dutch Telegraaf Media Groep and VP Exploitatie joined as third shareholder.[1] It took 16.7% of the enlarged group.[citation needed]

In January 2019, Corelio NV, the majority shareholder became Mediahuis Partners NV. Mediahuis Partners NV then held a 50.6% stake in Mediahuis, along with Concentra (32.7%) and VP Exploitatie (16.7%).[2] These 3 shareholders are in turn mainly owned by the Van Puijenbroek family, Belgian Baert family and Mediahuis chairman Thomas Leysen.[3]

On 30 April 2019 Mediahuis acquired Independent News & Media for 145.6 million euro,[4] which gave Mediahuis control over the Irish Independent and the Sunday Independent (Ireland), respectively Ireland's top-selling daily and Sunday newspaper, among other assets.

In July 2019, Mediahuis were reported to be interested in acquiring JPIMedia.[5]

In April 2020, Mediahuis acquired Luxembourg's largest media group Saint-Paul Luxembourg. [6][7]

Telegraaf Media Groep

Telegraaf Media Groep
Public company
IndustryMass media

Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is a large Belgian media company, since 2017 owned by Mediahuis,[1] with activities in the Netherlands, with brands like De Telegraaf, the most popular newspaper in the Netherlands and TMG´s flagship publication, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé and VROUW; regional newspapers like Haarlems Dagblad and Noordhollands Dagblad; digital brands such as GeenStijl and Dumpert, and the national radio station Classic FM. In addition, TMG owns dozens of other brands that focus on local news, entertainment and e-commerce. Via Keesing Media Group, the company publishes international puzzle magazines and digital puzzles.[citation needed]

As of 2016, TMG held a 23 % stake in a joint venture with Talpa Holding, which operates the radio stations Radio 538, Sky Radio, Radio Veronica, Radio 10 and thematic channels (only on Internet). In addition, the television channel TV 538.[8]

In 2012, TMG had acquired the free daily newspaper Metro.[citation needed]

TMG acquired the weblog GeenStijl after initially buying an interest and Hyves, at that time[when?] still the most popular social network site in the Netherlands.[citation needed]

TMG was formerly known as the NV Holdingmaatschappij De Telegraaf.[citation needed]

Media Assets



Belgium and Netherlands

Held by Telegraaf Media Groep

Privé Helders Weekblad
Telesport Het Gezinsblad
VROUW Laarder Courant de Bel
Autovisie Hyves Games Denksport
Metro Blog Society Nieuwsblad voor Castricum
Classic FM Schager Weekblad
Wendy Nieuwsblad Santpoort en Velserbroek Vecht Journaal
Noordhollands Dagblad IJmuider Courant Weekblad voor Ouder Amstel
Haarlems Dagblad Baarns Weekblad Westfries Weekblad
Leidsch Dagblad Stadsblad De Echo Wieringer Courant
De Gooi- en Eemlander Witte Weekblad Woonbode
Dumpert Haarlems Weekblad Nieuwsblad voor Huizen
Upcoming Alkmaars Weekblad Nieuwsblad De Kennemer
GeenStijl De Duinstreek De Krommenieër
Das Kapital De Gooi en Eembode De Zaankanter De Koerier
De Telegraaf Heemsteedse Courant
De Financiële Telegraaf (DFT) Haarlems Weekblad

See also


  1. ^ a b c d "History - Mediahuis". n.d. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  2. ^ a b "Corelio NV becomes Mediahuis Partners NV". Mediahuis. 2019-01-15. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  3. ^ Ellie Donnelly (2019-07-30). "Court approves INM takeover by Mediahuis". Independent News & Media. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  4. ^ "Mediahuis to buy Irish newspaper group INM for $163 million". Reuters. 2019-04-30. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  5. ^ Mark Kleinman (2019-07-08). "Hedge funds in talks to sell i and regional newspapers". Sky News. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
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  8. ^ Jarco Kriek (October 3, 2016). "Grote wijzigingen Nederlands radiolandschap" (in Dutch). TotaalTV.
  9. ^ a b c d e f "Assets National Newspapers". n.d. Retrieved 2019-06-27.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Geschiedenis -". 2017. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  11. ^ a b c "Home - Mediahuis". n.d. Retrieved 2020-01-13.

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