Bertelsmann Overview

  • Founded
  • 1834
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 127,000
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt
  • Financing Rounds
  • 3
  • Investments
  • 53

Bertelsmann General Information

Description

Provider of media services. The company owns and operates RTL Group, Penguin Random House, Gruner + Jahr, Arvato and Be Printers (print) which offers book and magazine publishing, printing, media, information and broadcasting services.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Services
Other Industries
Other Media
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Primary Office
  • Carl-Bertelsmann-Straße 270
  • 33311 Gütersloh
  • Germany
+49 05241 000
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Bertelsmann Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Bertelsmann Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Provider of media services. The company owns and operates RTL Group, Penguin Random House, Gruner + Jahr, Arvato and Be
Other Commercial Services
Gütersloh, Germany
127,000 As of 2020
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Berlin, Germany
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Bertelsmann Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Axel Springer Private Equity-Backed Berlin, Germany 00000 000000000000
000000000000.0 000 Formerly PE-Backed Unterföhring, Germany 0000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
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Bertelsmann Executive Team (50)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Niklas Darijtschuk Ph.D Chief Executive Officer, Print International & Member of the Executive Board
Jaroslaw Gabor Chief Executive Officer of Bertelsmann Education Group
Markus Dohle Chief Executive Officer of Penguin Random House
Joern Caumanns Executive Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions & Chief Financial Officer, Bertelsmann Investments
Bernd Hirsch Chief Financial Officer
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Bertelsmann Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
000000 0000 00.0 Self Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
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Bertelsmann Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Bertelsmann Investments & Acquisitions (53)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 000000 000 18-Dec-2019 000000000 00000000 00000 Publishing 000000 0000 00.0
00000 0000 0000000 06-May-2019 00000 00000 00 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
0000000 04-Jan-2019 00000 0000000 BPO/Outsource Services 000000 0000 00.0
00000000 00000000 01-Nov-2018 000000000000000000 00000 Education and Training Services (B2B) 000000 0000 00.0
Black Lake Technologies 11-May-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software
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Bertelsmann Subsidiaries (16)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Bertelsmann India Investments Venture Capital Noida, India 2012
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00000000000 0000 0 Corporate Venture Capital Beijing, China 0000
00000000000 000000 Corporate Venture Capital New York, NY 0000
000000000 00000 00 Consulting Services (B2B) Istanbul, Turkey 0000
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Bertelsmann Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000 00000000 01-Nov-2018 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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00000 00000 21-Oct-2016 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
00000 07-Jul-2015 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 8 buyers
000000 + 0000 06-Oct-2014 000000000 Completed
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Smashing Ideas 02-May-2011 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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