NHST Media Group

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Norges Handels og Sjøfartstidende AS
Type Private
Industry Media
Founded 1889
Headquarters Oslo, Norway
Area served Norway
Key people Gunnar Bjørkavåg (CEO)
Anette S. Olsen (Chairman)
Revenue Increase NOK 860 million (2006)
Operating income NOK 65 million (2006)
Net income NOK 45 million (2006)
Employees 457 (2006)
Website www.nhst.no

Norges Handels og Sjøfartstidende AS or NHST Media Group is a Norwegian media conglomerate that publishes a number of newspapers and online tools. The company dates back to 1889 when it started the predecessor of Dagens Næringsliv. The largest owners of the company are Dagbladet (20.49%), Bonheur (16.47%), Ganger Rolf (16.15%) and Must Invest (13.44%).

The company publishes a number of newspapers within business, including Dagens Næringsliv, TradeWinds, Dagens it, Fiskaren, Intrafish, Upstream, EuroPower, Recharge and Energi. It also has the publishing company Nautisk Forlag.

History[edit]

NHST started out as the publisher of what is now called Dagens Næringsliv in 1889, getting the present name in 1987. In 1990 the company established TradeWinds and in 1993 TDN Power, now EuroPower. In 1996 Upstream was launched while Fiskaren and Infrafish were bought in 2001. In 2005 Business was bought and relaunched as Dagens it.