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PRISA's revenues, EBITDA and digital businesses enjoy continued growth in the first half of the year


  • Between January and June, the Group posted revenues of EUR 388.2 million, a 26.8% increase compared to the first two quarters of 2021 (+6.3% PRISA Media and +53.7% Santillana).
  • The Group's EBITDA, excluding severance payouts, has climbed by a factor of 2.8, reaching 49.7 million in the first half of the year.
  • Digital business continues to grow, with digital revenues now accounting for 35% of the Group’s total.
  • Santillana has nearly 2.5 million subscription-model students in Latin America (+33.3% compared to June 2021)
  • EL PAÍS reaches 219,832 subscribers, of whom 179,626 are exclusively digital (+65% compared to June of 2021). It clocked up 79 million streaming hours (+19%) and 47.5 million podcast downloads (+51%).
  • As of June 30, the company's cash balance was EUR 126 million euros, with a further EUR 103 million in restricted cash
  • The Group reported a negative net result of EUR 14 million, which represents an improvement of 75.1% when compared to the 56.2 million loss seen in the first half of 2021.

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Felipe Cabrales is named CEO of PRISA Media America


  • The appointment reinforces PRISA Media's commitment to the American market, where the company already leads as the world's top Spanish-language media group.
  • Cabrales, who will oversee and coordinate product and business operations throughout the Americas, will combine the position with his post of managing director at Caracol Radio.

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PRISA’s Shareholders' Meeting endorses the Group’s new strategy


  • 99.9% of shareholders back the Board's stewardship

PRISA’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held this Tuesday at the PRISA Media HQ in Madrid, has given its endorsement to the range of changes undertaken throughout 2021. Shareholders also gave their backing to both the new strategy presented by the Group and the Board's stewardship, with the majority of the AGM (99.9%) supporting the Board's performance and measures.

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Juan Varela to head PRISA Media in the US


PRISA Media has taken another step forward in its commitment to the US market with the appointment of Juan Varela to lead its operations in the United States. Varela, a professional with wide-ranging experience in the world of digitization and media management, will oversee PRISA Media’s business development and new projects in this key market.

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PRISA appoints Pilar Gil as Chief Financial Officer


PRISA’s Board of Directors has today accepted the resignation, for professional reasons, of the group’s Chief Financial Officer, David Mesonero, and has appointed Pilar Gil as his replacement.

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PRISA Media breaks into the US media market in partnership with Audio leader iHeartMedia


  • Strategic agreement to integrate the streaming services of PRISA Media's spoken-word radio networks into the iHeartRadio catalog.
  • iHeartRadio has more than 3 billion downloads and 159 million registered users and is available on more than 250 platforms.
  • iHeartMedia reaches 90 percent of Americans each month, offering PRISA Media the opportunity to reach the US Spanish-language market at scale.

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