Who we are
We’re on an ambitious mission to provide leading online marketplaces, build world-class media houses, and help great companies scale.
Christian Schibsted founded the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, then called Adresseavisen. When Christian dies in 1879, his son Amandus takes over management and turns Aftenposten into a modern newspaper.
1995 marks the year when Schibsted in many ways made the transition from a newspaper organization to a fully-fledged media corporation. Read more
FINN.no is established in October and soon gains a foothold as the leading online classified site in Norway. The company is owned by Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Adresseavisen, Stavanger Aftenblad and Fædrelandsvennen.
After a long process, the Appeals Board for Media Ownership, overturns the Norwegian Media Authority’s decision to prohibit the formation of Media Norge. Read more
Schibsted pulls out of film and TV production. Among the largest companies and assets that are sold is Metronome Film & Television. Read more
Schibsted takes over full control of the French online classifieds giant Leboncoin.fr, which is valued at EUR 400 million. Leboncoin.fr is Europe’s third-largest online classified site. Read more
Schibsted strengthens its position in the rapidly growing Brazilian online classifieds site OLX.com.br by increasing the ownership from 25 to 50 percent. Read more