GYLDENDAL ASA

GYLDENDAL ASA

Previous company name
GYLDENDAL NORSK FORLAG AS
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Company Overview
Gyldendal ASA is a Norway-based holding company active within the publishing sector. Gyldendal ASA is operational through five principal subsidiaries: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag AS, a wholly owned publishing house that published 1475 titles in 2005; Ark Bokhandel AS, a wholly owned book store; Kunnskapsforlaget ANS, a 50%-owned book company that specializes in dictionaries and encyclopedias; Forlagsentralen ANS (50%), which manages the company’s logistics and transport operations, and De norske Bokklubene AS (48.5%), a national book club.
Gyldendal ASA has a long-term strategy in the creation of value-added products and services for its customers, including readers, authors, and business partners, as well as wider stakeholders, including shareholders and the public. Gyldendal ASA aims to create and convey cultural values. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, while Ark Bokhandel is operational over the whole country.
Business Summary
Gyldendal is involved in all business areas of the Norwegian book publishing industry. The holding company, Gyldendal ASA, is responsible for corporate strategy, finance and property development. The business is organised in separate companies within each business area.
Description and history
Gyldendal is a Norwegian publishing firm. The company also runs Nationalleksikon A/S, Forlaget Forum A/S, Forlaget Fremad A/S, Forlaget Tiderne Skifter A/S, Samlerens Forlag A/S, Host & Sons Forlag A/S, Hans Reitzels Forlag Nordisk Bog Center A/S, Rosinante Forlag A/S, Exlibris Musik ApS and Danmarkshistorien I/S. The company publishes imaginative literature, non-fiction and childrens and educational literature. In additon there is lexicons and recently dictionaries and encyclopedias on CD-ROM.

Business Line
Holding company active within the publishing sector
Subsidiary
ARK BOKHANDEL AS
Advisor
REVISION NORAUDIT AD
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US SIC Code
2731
Company Address
P.O. Box 6860
St. Olavs plass
City province or state postal code
0130, OSLO
Phone: +47 22 03 41 00
Fax: +47 22 03 41 05
Country address: NORWAY
Website url: www.gyldendal.no