ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the most successful independent media companies in Europe with a strong lead in the TV and the digital market. In 2017, the Group increased revenues by 7 % to EUR 4,078 million, adjusted EBITDA rose by 3 % to EUR 1,050 million. The Company employs 6,500 people in average. The most important revenue market is Germany. The share is listed on the German Stock Exchange in the MDAX and on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.
Advertising-financed free TV is the Group’s core business. The station family comprising SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold, ProSieben MAXX, and kabel eins Doku is the Number 1 in the German audience and TV advertising markets. The Group has tapped into an additional attractive business area through the distribution of its television channels in HD quality. At the same time, the Group successfully networks the wide reach of its TV business with a strong digital unit. Already today, ProSiebenSat.1 is Germany’s leading video marketer on the Internet and with the online video platform maxdome and the 7TV app one of the most successful providers of digital entertainment. However, the Internet is not only changing the entertainment industry, digital media also influence consumer behavior. This is why, ProSiebenSat.1 has built up a successful commerce business of digital platforms in recent years, which are bundled in NCG – NuCom Group. The commerce business is now one of the Group’s most important growth drivers. This entertainment and commerce portfolio is supplemented by the international production and distribution company Red Arrow Studios to which the digital studio Studio71 also belongs. Thus, ProSiebenSat.1 has a broadly diversified revenue and earnings base.