AS Ekspress Grupp
The group plays a prominent role in newspaper and magazine publishing and is a leading online media company in the Baltic States. The company is active in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine and is also looking for opportunities in other Eastern European countries.
Ekspress Grupp started operations in 1989, publishing the first edition of the popular weekly newspaper Eesti Ekspress. During its 22 years of activity, Ekspress Grupp has added daily newspapers, magazines and online portals to its portfolio. The company also owns a modern printing facility, performs early morning home delivery of periodicals in Estonia and distributes magazines in the Lithuanian market.
In 2007, Ekspress Grupp became a public company and its shares were listed on Tallinn Stock Exchange (now NASDAQ OMX Tallinn). The IPO was more than seven times oversubscribed.
The main strength of Ekspress Grupp is its very strong market position, with the company’s brands being the most popular among consumers. Ekspress Grupp owns the leading online media portals in the Baltics and publishes Estonia’s most widely read daily and weekly newspapers, in addition to seven out of the top ten magazines in Estonia. The group is vertically integrated with everything from content to printing and distribution carried out by its own companies.
The company’s goal is to be a truly modern media company with a strong foothold in all markets where actively present, with a leading position in online media.
In its activity, Ekspress Grupp proceeds from the principles of free press and follows the Corporate Governance Code.