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Berlusconi Group: Holdings

Berlusconi holdings

This list is indicative only.


Television broadcasting and production

Mediaset group (34%)

  • Canale 5
  • Italia 1
  • Retequattro
  • several pay-TV channels;
  • Telecinco - Spanish commercial broadcaster (40%)
  • 13% of Breton cable tv group TV Breizh (Murdoch's News International has 13%)

Berlusconi formerly had a 2.28% stake in Kirch Media, the German broadcaster and production group

Film production and distribution

  • Medusa Films - largest Italian production house
  • Penta - distributor (50%)
  • Cinema 5 - cinema operator

Music

Mediaset has recording and rights management units

Publishing

  • Mondadori (50.3%)
  • Einaudi
  • Sperling & Kupfer
  • Frasinelli
  • Athena
  • Poseidonia
  • Electa Napoli
  • Grijalbo - distribution units in Colombia, Argentina, Spain, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela,
  • Gruner & Jahr Italy - partnership (50%) with Bertelsmann-controlled Gruner & Jahr
  • Hearst Mondadori - 50% magazine publishing partnership with Hearst
  • Il Giornale
  • Il Foglio
  • Pagine Utili - phone directories
  • approximately 50 magazines

Multimedia

  • Jumpy - internet portal
  • Newmedia

Advertising

  • Publitalia 80

Property development and construction

  • Edilnord
  • Cantieri Riuniti Milanesi

Finance

  • Mediolanum - general insurance
  • Mediolanum Vita = life assurance
  • several pension funds
  • leasing and other financial services

Sport

  • AC Milan - football club
  • Hockey and Volleyball clubs

Retail

  • Blockbuster Italia - video rental (51%)
  • La Standa department store group
  • Supermercato supermarket chain

Printing

  • printing operations in Germany and Spain

Other

  • direct 2.48% stake in Kirch