Independent News & Media PLC is a leading news and media group. Its main interests are located across the island of Ireland, with a significant shareholding in APN News & Media, an Australasian publicly listed media company.
The Group has market-leading newspaper positions in Ireland, Northern Ireland and has established a strong and growing digital presence, including market-leading digital positions in each of our main markets with more than 35 editorial, classified and transactional sites. The group also has a shareholding in the daily free newspaper Metro Herald and the national daily tabloid title, The Irish Daily Star. INM is the largest newspaper contract printer and wholesale newspaper distributor on the island of Ireland.
In Australasia, the Group has a 29.0% investment in APN News & Media Limited – which is quoted on the ASX (Sydney). APN is the largest newspaper publisher in New Zealand and a leading regional publisher in Australia. It is also Australasia’s largest radio operator (50% owned) with over 140 stations and owns 50% of Australasia’s largest outdoor advertising operator. APN also has a leading outdoor advertising position in Hong Kong.
In aggregate, INM manages gross assets of €322 million, revenue of €355 million and employs approximately 1,000 people worldwide.