Via this website we would like to introduce you to De Persgroep, a business that has expanded from a local, Flemish media company to a leading bi-national organisation with more than 3000 employees in Belgium and the Netherlands. With a turnover of almost 1 billion euro De Persgroep is one of the largest media companies.
‘Wat Als? 2’, the 2BE programme by production company Shelter, has succeeded in winning the Rose d’Or award in the Best Comedy category. The Rose d’Or is the most prestigious European festival for...Read more
CM, a Dutch company specialising in SMS, IVR and mobile payment services, is taking over Paratel from the Flemish Media Company (VMMa). Paratel was a 100% subsidiary of VMMa and developed SMS and...Read more
28/02/2013 - Flemish TV channel VTM won a golden award in Paris last night in the category “best broadcast design, global package and visual identity”. VTM’s new look was launched in the autumn of...Read more
20/02/2013 - 10,000 Flemish people are being given the opportunity to test Stievie on their iPhones and iPads over the coming months. Stievie is an application that is being developed as a joint...Read more
08/01/2013 – From 9 January, television programmes on één, VTM, VIER, Canvas, 2BE, VIJF, Ketnet/Op 12, Vitaya, VTMKZOOM and JIM will all have the same average volume level. From now on, you will...Read more
03/12/2012 – Media groups Concentra and De Persgroep have reached an agreement on the restructuring of their mutual interests in Antwerp regional television channel ATV and jobs platform Vacature...Read more
22/11/2012 - King Albert II and Queen Paola visited Het Laatste Nieuws yesterday. The royal couple showed great interest in the operations of the newspaper.
On the newspaper's centenary,...Read more
16/11/2012 - In the German town of Meerbusch, De Tijd and Trouw were declared ‘European newspaper of the year’, the highest European honour awarded for the concept and design of dailies. Both...Read more
07/11/2012 - HLN.be will be launching a 60-second news bulletin on 12 November, providing a round-up of the highlights of current events. Perfect for those people with no time to watch an extended...Read more
26/10/2012 - Windows 8 has only just been launched and De Persgroep already has apps for seven of its newspapers running on this brand new operating system. The apps have been developed by De...Read more
23/10/2012 - From 1 January 2013, De Persgroep Advertising Digital will expand its portfolio with all of the display activities of the VMMa sites. By doing so, De...Read more
10/10/2012 - On 21 December, Mister Rabbit will finally return from his world tour, but his story doesn't end there. This morning, Sven Ornelis and Kürt Rogiers of Q-Music radio announced that the...Read more
24/09/2012 - Margot Moeseke and Wim Verhoeven have become the new Editors-in-Chief of Het Laatste Nieuws as of 1 October 2012. They succeed Paul Daenen, who led the newspaper since 1996.
24/09/2012 - VNU Vacature Media has a new Managing Director. As of 1 December 2012, Lennard Hoogenraad will take up his position at the new media company that specialises in labour-market...Read more
05/09/2012 - Tom Klerkx is to become programme director of Q-music and JOE FM. After one and a half years, Wim Oosterlinck has decided to stop as programme director of Q.
Wim: "I really...Read more
The joint enterprise, established by KPN Group Belgium, Roularta Media Group and De Persgroep to provide mobile internet services for smartphones and tablets, will be called ‘Mplus Group’. The...Read more
VNU Vacature Media is to combine the strengths of VNU Media and De Persgroep’s various brands, products and media in the field of recruitment. The recruitment activities of Intermediair, de...Read more
This week the editorial offices of the AD acquired spacious new accommodation in Central Post, a former post office in the centre of Rotterdam. The interior designer Liesbeth Swinnen from BULO,...Read more
The Persgroep Football Tournament was held in Amsterdam’s Watergraafsmeer on Saturday 19 May 2012. Last year’s winning team, Het Parool, organised the event.
Bathed in...Read more
De Persgroep Netherlands has reached an agreement with investment companies 3i and HIG Capital for the takeover of VNU Media, which includes Nationale Vacaturebank, Intermediair and Tweakers. With...Read more
Last year De Persgroep remained stable in a difficult market. Turnover was € 930 million, compared to € 932 million in 2010. Despite the inflationary pressure on costs, the group’s EBITDA was €...Read more
The Belgian newspapers De Tijd and L'Echo rolled off the presses in the Flemish town of Kobbegem for the last time on Saturday. This marked the permanent closure of the printing office in Kobbegem...Read more
Today, the Board of Directors of the Vlaamse Media Maatschappij (Flemish Media Company) appointed Peter Bossaert as CEO of the company. The Board has also opted for a new approach whereby all...Read more
Over the last two years, De Persgroep has expanded into a true binational company, whose turnover is now more or less equally divided between Belgium and the Netherlands.
For this reason,...Read more
De Persgroep has decided to transfer its digital activities to a new business unit, De Persgroep Digital, from 1 January 2012.
De Persgroep Digital will bring together the Belgian and Dutch...Read more
Peter Quaghebeur will be leaving Vlaamse Media Maatschappij at the beginning of september. He joined VMMa as Commercial Director in 1999 and was appointed Director-General 4 years later....Read more
Vlaamse Media Maatschappij (VMMa) is satisfied with the Pro League’s decision on the allocation of the football contract, which is moving free-to-air broadcasts back to vtm after 6 years. In...Read more
On Friday, June 3, the AD re-launched with a new logo and a new design. That gave the newspaper a more modern look and creates more unity. The new newspaper has three rhythms: news, sports and...Read more
The acquisition of the former PCM, now Persgroep Nederland, was financially fully integrated by the end of 2010. 2010 was the new group's first full year, and its operating income rose to € 932...Read more
On 4 April De Persgroep is launching its new situations vacant site werkendichtbij.nl, the first Dutch situations vacant site that lets you look for a job nearby. A number of studies have shown...Read more