RTL Group

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    RTL Group - Entertain. Inform. Engage. RTL Group is a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 60 television channels and 31 radio stations, content production throughout the world and rapidly growing digital video businesses. The television portfolio of Europe’s largest broadcaster includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Hungary and Antena 3 in Spain. The Group also operates the channels RTL CBS Entertainment HD and RTL CBS Extreme HD in Southeast Asia. RTL Group’s families of TV channels are either the number one or number two in eight European countries. The Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in other stations in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Luxembourg. RTL Group’s content production arm, FremantleMedia, is one of the largest international creators, producers and distributors of multi-genre content outside the US. With operations in 31 countries, FremantleMedia’s comprehensive global network is responsible for more than 10,000 hours of programming a year and distributes over 20,000 hours of content worldwide. Combining the catch-up TV services of its broadcasters, the multi-channel networks BroadbandTV, StyleHaul and Divimove as well as FremantleMedia’s more than 240 YouTube channels, RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video. RTL Group also owns a majority stake in the programmatic video advertising platform SpotX.
    HQLuxembourg, LU
    Employee Ratings3.8

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sep 2017)9,807

    Key People/Management at RTL Group

    Bert Habets

    Bert Habets

    Chief Executive Officer RTL Group
    Elmar Heggen

    Elmar Heggen

    Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer Head of the Corporate Centre RTL Group
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    RTL Group Office Locations

    RTL Group has an office in Luxembourg
    Luxembourg, LU (HQ)
    43 Boulevard Pierre Frieden
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    RTL Group Financials and Metrics

    RTL Group Operating Metrics

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    Online Video Views

    36.40 b105 b274 b

    Radio Stations

    29 31 31

    TV Channels

    49 57 60
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    RTL Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    Yospace TechnologiesJanuary 09, 2019€29 m

    RTL Group Online and Social Media Presence

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    RTL Group News and Updates

    UPDATE 1-Bertelsmann's Rabe takes over as CEO at TV unit RTL Group

    * Pledges continuity on strategy, to back local streaming services

    RTL Group Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was RTL Group founded?

      RTL Group was founded in 2000.

    • Who are RTL Group key executives?

      RTL Group's key executives are Bert Habets and Elmar Heggen.

    • How many employees does RTL Group have?

      RTL Group has 9,807 employees.

    • Who are RTL Group competitors?

      Competitors of RTL Group include Ringier, Urban One and Cox Enterprises.

    • Where is RTL Group headquarters?

      RTL Group headquarters is located at 43 Boulevard Pierre Frieden, Luxembourg.

    • Where are RTL Group offices?

      RTL Group has an office in Luxembourg.

    • How many offices does RTL Group have?

      RTL Group has 1 office.