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Egmont Publishing acquires leading Swedish trotting site Egmont Publishing acquires leading Swedish trotting site Egmont Publishing acquires leading Swedish trotting site
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Egmont Publishing acquires leading Swedish trotting site

February 11, 2014.

Egmont Publishing has acquired the trotting site spelarservice.se. The site is the most successful site within trotting racing in Sweden and delivers analysis for the popular V75 and other horse racing games. The acquisition is part of Egmont Publishing's strategy aiming at building digital business.

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International students win Egmont challenge

January 30, 2014.

A group of international students won the ComCaseCompetition, the annual competition for communication students at Copenhagen Business School. Egmont was the topic of the case and is very impressed with the creativity of the 50 participants.

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Seat number 29,000

November 20, 2013.

April 2013 marked one of the biggest investments in Egmont's history, when Nordisk Film Cinemas bought the Norwegian cinemas Oslo Kino. Gathered together they are disposal for over 29,000 cinema seats.

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Jannicke Haugen is new CEO of Oslo Kino

October 10, 2013.

Jannicke Haugen will be the new CEO of Oslo Kino AS. She replaces Geir Bergkastet who left Oslo Kino in late September to work closer to his home in the Ringsaker municipality. Jannicke Haugen takes up the position on 1 January, 2014. Until that day, CFO Morten Valestrand is acting CEO of Oslo Kino.

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Egmont achieved new record profit

March 21, 2013.

In 2012 Egmont's revenue grew by 17%, rounding EUR 1.6 billion. Operating profit increased by 24% to EUR 187 million. This is Egmont's highest profit to date. Egmont became the sole owner of TV 2 Norway, screen-based media recorded progress, and the year brought an array of successful media products.

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Egmont as in… Africa

November 20, 2012.

It's not every day that we launch on a new continent. But with our new Capetown office, Egmont is ready to handle five Disney titles in Africa. With more to come.

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Rapid innovation in a world of apps

October 12, 2012.

You may be excused for thinking that the world is changing, but for children, change has already happened. In the blink of an eye, the iPad has united new and old with no respect for traditional boundaries. Fortunately, Egmont Kids Media's digital task force is on the ball.

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Egmont invests in educational apps for the youngest

June 13, 2012.

Egmont has acquired the small company Fusentasterne, who offer apps for the youngest children in Danish. The acquisition is part of Egmont's digital strategy including a focus on playing and learning. The aim is to further develop and export the popular and highly acclaimed apps abroad.

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Egmont achieves best-ever performance

March 26, 2012.

In 2011 Egmont recorded pre-tax profit of EUR 94 million, a 24% increase over 2010. It is the media group's best-ever performance. Consumers now view half of Egmont's media products on screens. The acquisition of TV 2 Norway brings Egmont's revenue generated by television up to 25%.

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Egmont and Oxygen consolidate their parental media into one media house

November 23, 2011.

Egmont Magazines has bought the majority of shares in Oxygen Magazines. Egmont's media within the parental universe will be incorporated into Oxygen Magazines in order to create one united and powerful media house. As a new feature, parents are now able to take out a subscription during the pregnancy and receive a magazine every month for the next eight years with content tailored to fit their child's age.

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Egmont invests in ambitious Danish educational game

October 06, 2011.

With the newly acquired co-ownership of the award winning online world, ABCiTY, Egmont emphasises its commitment to offering fun educational experiences to children. The goal is for the Danish edutainment game to continue its growth and expand to other countries as well.