Editis

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Editis
Parent company Planeta
Founded 2004
Country of origin Flag of France.svg France
Headquarters location Paris
Key people José Manuel Lara (Chairman)
Alain Kouck (CEO)
Publication types Books
Revenue Increase€760 million Euros (2007)
No. of employees 2600 (as of 2010)
Official website www.editis.com

Editis is a French group of publishing companies, subsidiary of Spanish group Planeta. It is the second-largest French publishing group, after Hachette Livre.

History[edit]

Editis was created in January 2004 by the regrouping of approximately 60% of the publishing assets of Vivendi, the other part remaining with Lagardère Group.[1]

Editis was, for 4 years (until May 2008), part of Wendel, a financial investment group which had acquired it from Investima10 (a financial ad hoc structure holding Vivendi Universal Publishing assets after Lagardère's purchase in 2003). Wendel purchased this group of publishers for about €400 million plus debt, and sold it to Planeta for about €960 million, realizing a profit.

In May 2008, Editis integrated with the Planeta Group, the main Spanish-speaking publisher.

Group members[edit]

As of 2009 the main subsidiaries were:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Information". Retrieved 2010-02-15. 

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