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RTL Group 03.10.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Group to keep its controlling stake in Groupe M6

RTL Group today announced that it has decided to keep its controlling stake in Groupe M6.

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RTL Group 16.09.22 | Paris
Proposed merger between the TF1 and M6 groups abandoned

Bouygues, RTL Group, Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6 have today decided to call off their plan to merge the TF1 and M6 groups that was announced on 17 May 2021.

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RTL Group RTL Deutschland 07.09.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
One unified employer brand: RTL launches new career website

Following the launch of RTL’s unified brand identity, RTL Group has taken the next step towards transforming RTL from a traditional broadcast brand to a leading entertainment brand across all digital platforms.

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RTL Group 29.08.22 | Cologne
Ingrid Heisserer and Xenia Meuser to strengthen the Management Board of RTL Deutschland

RTL Group today announced it has appointed two new members of RTL Deutschland’s Management Board: Ingrid Heisserer will be the new Chief Financial Officer and Xenia Meuser will be the new Chief Human Resources Officer.

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RTL Group 17.08.22 | Cologne
New Management Board for RTL Deutschland

RTL Group is reorganising the Management Board of RTL Deutschland.

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05.08.22 | Luxembourg
H1/2022: RTL Group reports record revenue and 4.5 million paying streaming subscribers

RTL Group announces its reviewed results for the six months ending 30 June 2022. 

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01.06.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Croatia transaction closed

RTL Group today confirms that it has closed the transaction to sell RTL Croatia to Central European Media Enterprises.

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06.05.22 | Luxembourg
Q1/2022: RTL Group reports strong revenue growth across TV advertising, content and streaming

RTL Group today published the following quarterly statement for the first three months of 2022 (Q1/2022).

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27.04.22 | Luxembourg
AGM statement

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of RTL Group, on 27 April 2022, approved the statutory and consolidated accounts as at 31 December 2021, and all proposed resolutions.

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31.03.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Belgium transaction closed

RTL Group today confirms that it has closed the transaction to sell RTL Belgium to the Belgian media companies DPG Media and Groupe Rossel.

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25.03.22 | Luxembourg
Convening notice for RTL Group’s annual general meeting 2022 now available

Following the publication of RTL Group’s audited full-year results 2021 on 17 March 2022, RTL Group convened its Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders 2022.

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17.03.22 | Luxembourg
17.02.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Group creates international advertising sales champion

RTL Group today announced its decision to combine its fully-owned businesses RTL AdConnect, G+J iMS and the media division of Smartclip to create an international advertising sales champion.

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16.02.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Deutschland agrees on extensive programme volume deal with WarnerMedia to strengthen RTL+

RTL Group today announced that its largest business unit RTL Deutschland has signed an exclusive agreement for an extensive, multi-year programme volume deal with the US production company Warner Bros. Entertainment.

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14.02.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Group sells RTL Croatia to CME

RTL Group today announced that it has reached an agreement with Central European Media Enterprises (CME) for the sale of RTL Croatia.

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05.01.22 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Group sells its shareholding in US ad-tech company VideoAmp

RTL Group today announced that it has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in VideoAmp, a US software and data company for media measurement, for US-$104 million (€92 million) in cash.

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08.12.21 | Luxembourg
Christophe Goossens appointed new CEO of BCE

Christophe Goossens will take over the leadership of BCE in addition to his role as CEO of RTL Luxembourg, while Fred Lemaire will become COO of BCE and CFO of RTL Luxembourg.

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21.10.21 | Luxembourg/Cologne
RTL Group and Amobee form new European TechAlliance

RTL Group today announced a comprehensive cooperation with Amobee to strengthen their ad-tech businesses in continental Europe. RTL Group and Amobee will establish a jointly owned sales and services company called TechAlliance, which will combine the ad-tech services of Amobee and Smartclip in Europe.

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08.09.21
Fremantle sells its Canadian mobile video game company Ludia

RTL Group today announced that its global content business, Fremantle, has completed the sale of its 100 per cent shareholding in Ludia Inc. to US-based mobile entertainment company Jam City for US-$165 million (€139 million).

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01.09.21
New leadership for RTL Deutschland
  • ​Matthias Dang and Stephan Schäfer will become Co-CEOs of RTL Deutschland from 1 September 2021
  • Oliver Radtke will become a new member of the Management Board of RTL Deutschland
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08.07.21 | Paris, Boulogne-Billancourt, Neuilly-sur-Seine and Luxembourg
SIGNING OF THE AGREEMENTS RELATING TO THE PROPOSED MERGER BETWEEN GROUPE TF1 AND GROUPE M6

Following the press release of 17 May 2021 relating to the proposed merger between Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6, the employee representative bodies of Groupe Bouygues, Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6 issued their favourable opinions on the proposed merger on 24 June 2021.

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28.06.21
RTL Group sells RTL Belgium to DPG Media and Groupe Rossel

RTL Group today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of RTL Belgium to the Belgian media companies DPG Media and Groupe Rossel. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in Q4/2021.

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22.06.21 | Luxembourg/Cologne/Hilversum
RTL Group and Talpa Network to create a strong Dutch cross-media group to compete with global tech platforms

RTL Group and Talpa Network today announced that they have signed agreements to merge their broadcasting and affiliated media businesses in the Netherlands and create a strong Dutch cross-media group.

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RTL Group 14.06.21 | Luxembourg/Cologne
Inspiration, energy and attitude: RTL presents new brand identity

RTL Group today unveiled the new identity and design for its core brand RTL. The comprehensive redesign and repositioning will strengthen RTL as Europe’s leading entertainment brand. The focus is on one unified RTL brand that stands for positive entertainment and independent journalism, as well as inspiration, energy and attitude.

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17.05.21 | Paris, Boulogne-Billancourt, Neuilly-sur-Seine and Luxembourg
GROUPE TF1 AND GROUPE M6 ENTER INTO EXCLUSIVE NEGOTIATIONS TO PROVIDE A FRENCH RESPONSE TO THE CHALLENGES FROM GLOBAL PLATFORMS

Groupe TF1, Groupe M6, Groupe Bouygues and RTL Group today announce that they have signed agreements to enter into exclusive negotiations to merge the activities of Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6 and create a major French media group. The new group would be well positioned to master the challenges arising from the accelerating competition with global platforms, active on the French advertising market and in the production of quality audiovisual content. The merger project has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Groupe Bouygues, RTL Group, Groupe TF1 and Groupe M6.

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06.05.21 | Luxembourg
Q1/2021: RTL Group accelerates growth of its streaming services

RTL Group today published the following quarterly statement for the first three months of 2021 (Q1/2021).

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30.04.21 | Luxembourg/Cologne
SpotX transaction closed

RTL Group today confirms that it has closed the transaction to sell its US ad-tech company SpotX to Magnite, the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform.

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