NHST Media Group

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NHST Media Group AS
TypePrivate
IndustryMedia
Founded1889
FounderMagnus Andersen
HeadquartersOslo, Norway
Area served
Norway
Key people
Hege Yli Melhus Ask (CEO)
Anette S. Olsen (Chairman)
RevenueIncrease NOK 1.294 millions (2018)
Number of employees
700 (2018)
ParentBonheur (54%)
Websitewww.nhst.no

NHST Media Group AS (previously Norges Handels og Sjøfartstidende AS) 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 Bonheur ASA (53.99%) and Must Invest (21.75%). The company is listed on the Norwegian OTC.

The company publishes a number of newspapers primarily within business news, including Dagens Næringsliv, TradeWinds, Intrafish, Upstream, Recharge, Europower, Fiskeribladet and Morgenbladet. In addition the group owns two software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies within PR distribution tech and Social Media Monitoring; Mynewsdesk (headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden) and Mention (headquartered in Paris, France).

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 IntraFish.com were bought in 2001. In 2005 Business was bought and relaunched as Dagens it. NHST Media Group's history is described in journalist Morten Møst's book Making Waves: The history of NHST Media Group (2015).