Axel Springer

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    Axel Springer operates as a publishing company. It operates through three segments: Classified Ad Models, Paid Models, and Marketing Models. The Classified Ad Models segment operates a portfolio of online classified ad portals in the areas of jobs, real estate, and general and other, such as vacation home rentals and automobiles. The Paid Models segment offers digital media, and newspapers and magazines, automotive, computer, sports, and music magazines, as well as operates Internet portals, and N24, a news channel. The Marketing Models segment provides advertising services on performance or reach based marketing, and invests in Dogan Television, a TV and radio broadcast company.

    TypePublic
    Founded1946
    HQBerlin, DE
    Websiteaxelspringer.com

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)16,120
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    Key People/Management at Axel Springer

    Ralph Büchi

    Ralph Büchi

    Chairman of the Supervisory Board
    Sebastian Dettmers

    Sebastian Dettmers

    CEO
    Andreas Wiele

    Andreas Wiele

    CEO
    Oliver Heine

    Oliver Heine

    Board Member
    Philipp Freise

    Philipp Freise

    Partner and Co-Head of EMEA Private Equity at KKR
    Ulrich Plett

    Ulrich Plett

    Board Member
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    Axel Springer Office Locations

    Axel Springer has an office in Berlin
    Berlin, DE (HQ)
    Axel-Springer-Straße 65
    Berlin, DE
    Friedrichstraße 219
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    Axel Springer Online and Social Media Presence

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    Axel Springer News and Updates

    Frank Thelen Shares His Thoughts On Meeting Elon Musk At The Axel Springer Awards

    Frank Thelen, who attended the Axel Springer Award ceremony honoring Elon Musk last week, shared his thoughts about Elon Musk in a heartfelt LinkedIn post

    Tesla’s Elon Musk Will Be Honored With The 2020 Axel Springer Award For His “Indomitable Will” To Achieve His Great Visions

    Elon Musk will be the 2020 recipient of the Axel Springer Award, which is given to outstanding personalities who are innovative, generate and change markets, and influence culture while owning up to their responsibility to society

    Axel Springer plans delisting from exchange

    German publisher Axel Springer SE on Thursday said it planned to delist from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and that U.S. private equity investor KKR will offer 63 euros per share in cash to the company.

    Dow Jones Newswires: Axel Springer profit falls in nine-month period

    Axel Springer backed the 2019 forecast that it had cut earlier this year. It expects a low- to mid-single digit percentage revenue decrease, and a decline in adjusted Ebitda in a mid-teen percentage range.

    Axel Springer cuts guidance on lower revenues and restructuring costs

    Axel Springer said on Monday it expects 2019 adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) to decline in a mid-teens percentage range.

    Axel Springer plans layoffs after KKR becomes biggest shareholder: report

    Axel Springer is planning layoffs as part of a cost-cutting program that would mainly affect its newspapers, the German media group's chief executive told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung in an interview released on Sunday.
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    Axel Springer Blogs

    UPDAY study in five European countries: In the Corona year, news is in demand more than ever before

    News consumption increases by 32 percent in crisis year / Hard facts become more important / British tabloids provide their readers with some distraction / Corona and Trump dominate German news / Germans are really early risers when it comes to news consumption

    Research for life and for freedom: the 2021 Axel Springer Award goes to BioNTech founders Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin

    Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin are being honored for their groundbreaking research and medical entrepreneurship / Award ceremony to take place in the spring of 2021

    Axel Springer set to reorganize Executive Board responsibilities News Media and Classifieds Media

    Next step in the growth strategy to be implemented / Both strategic growth areas now bundled in one board division each / Jan Bayer assumes management of the national and international News Media business / Stephanie Caspar takes over the entire Classifieds Media business

    Axel Springer in Exclusive Negotiations to Sell a Majority Stake in Groupe La Centrale to Providence Equity Partners

    Focus of Axel Springer's Classifieds portfolio on StepStone Group and AVIV Group is progressing / Axel Springer would remain minority shareholder and together with Providence Equity Partners plans to further develop Groupe La Centrale / Providence has a long and successful history of investing in Eu…

    POLITICO unveils ‘POLITICO 28’ Class of 2021

    Angela Merkel tops POLITICO’s sixth annual list of the most powerful people in Europe

    “Paid content is the circulation in the digital age”: More than 500,000 digital subscriptions for BILDplus

    BILD’s digital paid content offering has attracted more than half a million users since November 2020
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    Axel Springer Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Axel Springer founded?

      Axel Springer was founded in 1946.

    • Who are Axel Springer key executives?

      Axel Springer's key executives are Ralph Büchi, Sebastian Dettmers and Andreas Wiele.

    • How many employees does Axel Springer have?

      Axel Springer has 16,120 employees.

    • Who are Axel Springer competitors?

      Competitors of Axel Springer include Politico, Naspers and Star Pacific.

    • Where is Axel Springer headquarters?

      Axel Springer headquarters is located at Axel-Springer-Straße 65, Berlin.

    • Where are Axel Springer offices?

      Axel Springer has an office in Berlin.

    • How many offices does Axel Springer have?

      Axel Springer has 2 offices.