Annual Report 2015

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TMG in Brief

Who we are

Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is one of the largest media companies in the Netherlands, with strong brands such as De Telegraaf, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé, VROUW, regional dailies such as De Gooi- en Eemlander, Haarlems Dagblad, Leidsch Dagblad and Noordhollands Dagblad, and the national radio stations Sky Radio, Radio Veronica and Classic FM.

In addition, we have dozens of other brands and titles that focus on the provision of news, entertainment, video productions, e-commerce and supply and demand in the private market, with well-known names such as Upcoming, Dumpert, Relatieplanet, Gaspedaal and Groupdeal. Through Keesing Media Group, we publish puzzle magazines and digital puzzles in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy and Norway.

It is our mission to provide consumers with personalised, relevant content in the fields of news, sports and entertainment, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We do this via the internet, mobile applications, videos, sound, print and across media. Consumers' wishes and needs are at the heart of the choices we make.

With strong brands and strong positions in our content domains, we are an attractive partner for advertisers, marketers, content creators and distribution partners. Together with them, we create added value in the entire chain, with the aim of achieving a sustainable result for everyone involved.

In 2015, TMG's revenue amounted to € 482 million. The Group, which has its head offices in Amsterdam, has 2,049 employees (fte).

Facts and figures 2015

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Reach in 2015

The 2015 and 2014 annual accounts have been prepared in accordance with the IFRS-EU guidelines applicable in 2015. The significant accounting policies are included in the consolidated financial statements. The consolidated statement of profit and loss is presented on the basis of continued operations.

The result of discontinued activities or those held for sale is presented separately in 2015. In 2015, Relatieplanet was reclassified from held for sale into continued operations.