ProSiebenSat.1 Reports Record Year in 2017


ProSiebenSat.1 Group increased its revenues and earnings again in 2017, marking a record year.

In the full-year 2017, the group generated 51 percent of revenues outside of the TV advertising business. Revenues rose by 7 percent to 4.08 billion euros ($5 billion). Adjusted EBITDA increased by 3 percent to 1.05 billion euros ($1.3 billion). Adjusted net income grew 3 percent to 550 million euros ($678 million).

In the broadcasting German-speaking segment, external revenues were up just slightly, at 1 percent, to 2.2 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in 2017. In the digital entertainment segment, revenues increased by 5 percent to 463 million euros ($570 million) for the full year, as Studio71 and the AdTech portfolio developed positively. The main growth driver for ProSiebenSat.1 Group for the year was once again the digital ventures and commerce segment: external revenues grew by 30 percent to 996 million euros ($1.2 billion). In the content production and global sales segment, external revenues decreased slightly by 3 percent to 352 million euros ($434 million).