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About Egmont

Egmont is a leading Nordic media group focused on award winning content and digital services within film, television, gaming, e-commerce, e-sport, digital marketing, educational platforms, streaming, magazines and books. Proud owners of strong companies like Nordisk Film, TV 2 in Norway, Lindhardt og Ringhof and Egmont Publishing, our mission is We bring stories to life. Being a foundation, our profit is reinvested in our media companies and to help improve the lives of children and support film talents. 

  • Foto: Martin Bubandt

    Foto: Martin Bubandt

We bring stories to life

You're probably familiar with our slogan: We bring stories to life.

Egmont is a leading media group in the Nordic region producing high-quality content. We are responsible for Nordisk Film and TV 2 Norway, book publishing and Egmont Publishing, and are part owners of other joint venture businesses. We publish more than 700 magazine titles, broadcast 154 hours of TV each day, publish 2,100 new books every year, release one film a week, sell PlayStation – and more. Egmont is a commercial foundation which generated revenue amounting to EUR 1.6 billion in 2018. We donate EUR 13 million a year to help improve the lives of children and young people.  

Our broad business spectrum is driven by our ambition to provide high-quality content and generate digital innovation:

  • Egmont owns TV 2 Norway, the country's largest commercial multimedia group. We provide news, sport and entertainment on nine channels and Norway’s largest streaming service TV 2 Sumo
  • Egmont is the largest Nordic film producer. Through Nordisk Film and the co-owned company Zentropa, we produce, distribute and market films and TV series in the Nordic countries and run cinemas in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Nordisk Film also has a high-growth portfolio of six games studios in the Nordics.
  • Through the Egmont Publishing company, Egmont is a leading magazine publisher in the Nordics and has market-leading positions in a number of other markets. We publish more than 700 monthly and weekly magazines around the world. Egmont Publishing also has large business areas within e-commerce and digital marketing services where we hold portfolios of leading Nordic companies.
  • The Egmont book publisher Lindhardt og Ringhof is Denmark's second-largest publishing company with imprints including in the form of children's publisher Carlsen and educational publisher Alinea and SAGA, Akademisk Forlag, Alfabeta, Easy Readers, L&R Business and L&R Uddannelse. We publish fiction, non-fiction, children's books, audiobooks, e-books and educational materials, digitally and in print. SAGA has more than 40,000 digital editions and is expanding to a number of countries around the world.
  • Egmont's educational publisher Alinea is Denmark's leading publisher of educational resources for primary and lower secondary schools. Cappelen Damm, Norway's largest publisher and partly owned by Egmont, produces educational materials for all ages – from pre-school to higher education.
  • Egmont is the largest distributor of PlayStation consoles and games in the Nordics and the Baltic states. 

Egmont consists of four divisions: Egmont Publishing, Egmont Books, Egmont Nordisk Film and TV 2 in Norway. Read more about our organisation.