De Persgroep profit up 21% in 2013

15 Aug 2014

While the total revenue of the Belgian media group De Persgroep Publishing dropped slightly year-on-year from €910 million to €901 million ($1.2 billion U.S.), net profit was up 21 percent to €68 million ($91 million U.S.) thanks to growth in the Dutch operation and in digital ads, the company’s financial results for 2013 show.

De Persgroep is owned by the Van Thillo family and shares are not t

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Anastasia Gnezditskaia

Anastasia Gnezditskaia is a writer / analyst covering France, Benelux and Morocco. Originally from Moscow and now based in Antwerp, Belgium, she has a background working for trade publications covering markets and their regulation. With a doctoral degree in political economy from Central European University, she taught graduate and undergraduate courses at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she lived for 10 years. Following this she managed international development projects in Africa at the World Bank, and worked as a journalist covering Congress, federal government agencies and financial markets, including energy futures in North America.