US financial investor KKR wants to take over German media company Axel Springer, offering all shareholders €63 per share.
US private equity firm KKR is in negotiations with Axel Springer regarding a strategic investment in the German media company.
Netflix has announced the appointment to its board of Directors of Mathias Döpfner, Chairman and CEO of Axel Springer SE.
German media company Constantin Medien will not sell its sports broadcaster Sport1 and advertising sales arm Sport1 Media.
German news channel N24 will become WELT (translated “World”) on January 18, 2018.
German media company Constantin Medien is considering selling all shares in sports TV broadcaster Sport1 and advertising sales agency Sport1 Media held by its wholly-owned subsidiary Constantin Sport Holding.
German media group Axel Springer and TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 have disbanded their merger ambitions and will instead launch a joint project supporting new digital startups.
German media company Axel Springer will change the name of its TV news channel N24 into WELT (translated “World”).
ProSiebenSat.1 and Axel Springer are reputedly in talks to combine their businesses.
Talpa Media, the media group founded by Dutch entrepreneur John de Mol, acquires the remaining 50.1% shares in Talpa Germany from German media company Axel Springer, thereby taking over the TV producer completely.