Schibsted

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Schibsted ASA
Allmennaksjeselskap
Traded asOSE: SCH
IndustryMass media
Founded1839; 180 years ago (1839)
HeadquartersOslo, Norway
Key people
Kristin Skogen Lund (CEO), Ole Jacob Sunde (Chairman)
RevenueNOK 16,9 billion (2017)
OwnersForeign banks
Government Pension Fund of Norway
NWT Media AS
Others[1]
Number of employees
8000
SubsidiariesTrader Media East
Websitewww.schibsted.com

Schibsted Media Group is a family of digital consumer brands with a strong Nordic footprint and more than 5 000 employees.We have world-class news brands, leading marketplaces, smart digital services and we help great companies scale. Schibsted is on a mission to empower people in their daily life, using tech and data to create innovative products and great user experiences – and to help build a sustainable future.

The company has its headquarters in Oslo, Norway, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Kristin Skogen Lund became CEO of Schibsted on 1st December 2018. CFO is Trond Berger.

History[edit]

In 1839 Christian Michael Schibsted founded the publishing company Schibsted Forlag and in 1860 he started publishing Christiania Adresseblad, from 1885 known as Aftenposten. In 1966 Schibsted acquired Verdens Gang (VG).

In 1989, under the leadership of Tinius Nagell-Erichsen, Schibsted went from being a family-owned company to a corporation, and was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in 1992.

Today[edit]

Schibsted is a family of digital consumer brands leading the way across media, online marketplaces and technology ventures. Our media brands – like VG, Aftonbladet, Aftenposten and SvD are renowned for trustworthiness, exceptional journalism and high editorial independence. Our leading marketplaces Finn, Blocket and Tori connect millions of users every month. We develop smart digital services and help great companies scale. Schibsted is on a mission to empower people in their daily life, using tech and data to create innovative products and great user experiences – and to help build a sustainable future.

In April 2019 Schibsted's marketplaces outside the Nordics was established as an independent listed company called Adevinta.

Schibsteds Marketplaces operations outside of the Nordics will be spun off and established as an independent, listed company.

Nordic Marketplaces[edit]

Our leading marketplaces Finn, Blocket and Tori connect millions of users every month.

News Media[edit]

As the largest media group in Scandinavia, our world-class media houses continue to shape the media landscape of today – and tomorrow.

Next[edit]

We invest in great digital companies, empower consumers and we are rethinking media. Next is ensuring innovation and growth within Schibsted.

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