goetzpartners advised Ringier on sale of Swiss and international program press

Corporate Finance
21. June 2007

Ringier AG is selling its paid programme press assets consisting of TV programme magazines in Switzerland, Romania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The Bauer Verlagsgruppe takes over the titles in Romania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic – Swiss titles are being sold to Axel Springer AG.

goetzpartners CORPORATE FINANCE acted as the exclusive financial advisors to Ringier in this transaction.

With 13 publications in four countries Ringier’s paid programme press division consists of successful and popular weekly, bi-weekly and monthly TV guides. In the paid programme press segment Ringier is the market leader in Switzerland, Slovakia and Romania as well as one of the Top3 players in the Czech Republic.

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