Grupo Mediapro presented its economic results for the first half of 2021, a period in which it “recovered rapidly from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic”.
According to the company in a press release, “In just six months, Grupo Mediapro has practically produced Everything Ebitda expects For the whole year: 115 million euros, compared to 124 in the budget for the whole of 2021.”
What is more, Invoices As of June, it was 669 million euros, compared to 399 in 2020, an increase of 68%. The turnover target set by Mediapro Group for 2021 is 1,237 million euros, so the Jaume Roures-led company considers the year could end “with a 25% increase in turnover”. In short, it promises “excellent results” for 2021.
After several months of hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, Grupo Mediapro reports that it has brought back practically 100% of its professionals and currently has more than 7,000 professionals in 58 locations in 36 countries.
“right Now , Four business units The group (content, rights, audiovisual services and innovation) He has fully recovered. The group’s professionals are responsible for producing 14 national football associations in countries on four continents (Spain, Portugal, Greece, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Turkey, etc.) and providing VAR services in ten national competitions and competitions. International organizations such as Conmebol, CAF or FIFA. The group’s audio-visual services division produces up to 12,000 sporting events annually and 21 television channels.”
Releases and production in progress
Mediapro is putting the final touches on the premiere of the feature film official contestDirected by Mariano Cohn and Gaston Dobrat, starring Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Oscar Martinez. The film will run in festivals such as Toronto and San Sebastian. In the end, he will also participate “good manager”, a feature film directed by Fernando Leon de Aranoa and the main character Javier Bardem.
In addition, from January to June, The Mediapro Studio . owns Produced 20 fiction series in Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and Uruguay, and has 48 non-fiction programs in production or filming in both Spain and in the US, UK, Colombia, Mexico and Argentina offices. It is worth remembering specific titles such as the second season of the series ‘heaven’ For Movistar +, Part Two of Training in Las Cumbres For Amazon Prime Video, the first Spanish novel on Starzplay, ‘expression’, already in post-production, the next Argentinian series Amazon Original, Yossi the repentant spy, comedy “Come on Joan” For HBO Max, the return of “Men of Baku” For Atresmedia, among others for Netflix, Disney, Starz UK…
The group also comments that it has launched a new division dedicated to hybrid event production, OTT development and acceleration of projects such as LVP and UBEAT.
“The plans to adapt the specific activity of each work unit to the epidemiological situation, and the protection measures taken, such as the general implementation of remote work, and the investment made by the group to implement protection protocols, have allowed to reduce the impact of the epidemic’s effects on the group’s activity,” the company adds.
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