Belgium’s De Persgroep ends 2014 with higher profit

09 May 2015

Despite slight drop in total sales, Belgian media group De Persgroep finished 2014 with a net income of €33 million ($37 million U.S.), slightly higher than previous year’s €30 million, according to annual financial results (available here).

Strong performance came largely due to positive developments in the onli

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Anastasia Gnezditskaia

Anastasia Gnezditskaia has joined AIM Group in 2014 as a writer/analyst covering France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Eastern Europe. A Russian living in Antwerp, Belgium, she has a background working for trade publications covering markets and their regulation. She is educated at Moscow State Lomonosov University (MA in psychology) and Central European University (PhD in public policy). After obtaining her doctoral degree, she taught international political economy at George Washington University in Washington DC 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 commodity markets, particularly shale gas development in North America.