About Lagardere

Arnaud Lagardère editorial

" The conversion of Lagardère SCA into a joint-stock company (société anonyme) with a Board of Directors in 2021 marked a new chapter in the Group's history. Our governance is now characterised by a calm and constructive relationship with our main shareholders, which reinforces the integrity and durability of our Group.[...] ”Read more

The group’s activities

Created in 1992, Lagardère is an international group with operations in more than 40 countries worldwide. It employs around 27,000 people and generated revenue of €5,130 million in 2021.
The Group is structured around two priority divisions.
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The group’s key figures

Revenue, earnings before interest and tax, employees: access financial information about the group and each of its subsidiaries.
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The group’s history

Lagardère has been in existence for over 150 years, from Louis Hachette's intuitive developments in the 19th century to the digital revolution. Find out more about how the group has changed over time to become what it is today, its greatest achievements, and the people who have made it all possible.

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