Bernhard Burgener

Germany’s Constantin posts 15% revenue boost

Germany’s Constantin Medien, which operates the SPORT1 free TV channel, has boosted its second quarter sales by 14.9% year-on-year. The firm’s revenue for Q2 2014 were €110.3 million (US$147.4 million), compared to the €96 million posted in the same period the year before. Furthermore, the company swung into profit before tax, posting earnings of €7.1 […]

Constantin calls off Sky Deutschland talks

German TV business Constantin Media has called an end to talks with pay TV operator Sky Deutschland, which wanted to buy its production business Plazamedia and its stake in the Sport1 channel and associated sports marketing business. The proposed deal was announced in December and would have seen Sky Deutschland acquire 100% ownership of Plazamedia […]