Annual Report 2021

dpa sees positive growth

dpa continued to develop positively in the second year marked by the coronavirus pandemic and remains on a path of growth, in terms of both journalism and business. Revenues of the core company Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH increased to 101 million euros in the 2021 fiscal year (previous year: 93.9 million). The net profit for the year amounts to 2 million euros (previous year: 1.6 million). The group of companies as a whole also achieved positive growth. The annual turnover increased to 156.8 million euros (previous year: 143.9 million).

Once again, its subsidiaries are key to the dpa group’s success. The largest contribution was made by news aktuell GmbH with its successful services for PR and communications. dpa-infocom GmbH also demonstrated its significant role in the economic development of the group, through its success in occupying new digital business fields and further developing areas such as fact checking and data products. The photo subsidiary dpa Picture Alliance GmbH also made a valuable contribution to the group’s success in a highly competitive market.

The Annual Report 2021 focuses on the issue of "customer value" and new services, innovations, and business areas for dpa. In short: What makes dpa so valuable for its customers.

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