About Lagardere

Arnaud Lagardère editorial

" First and foremost, I hope that you and those you hold dear are holding up well and are in good health.
Faced with the unparalleled crisis brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic and which shaped 2020, our Group was able to react swiftly to mitigate its impacts as much as possible. [...] ”Read more

The group’s activities

Created in 1992, Lagardère is an international group with operations in more than 40 countries worldwide.
It employs some 28,000 people and generated revenue of €4,439 million in 2020.
Since 2018, under the impetus of the Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Arnaud Lagardère, the Group has undergone a strategic refocusing around two priority divisions.
Learn more about Lagardère’s activities

The group’s key figures

Revenue, earnings before interest and tax, employees: access financial information about the group and each of its subsidiaries.
Go to key figures

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.

Discover Lagardère's history