The consolidated financial statements of the Lagardère group included 554 companies in 2015 (the full list of consolidated companies can be found in the notes to the consolidated financial statements).
The Group’s operating activities include:
- Media activities: Book Publishing, Travel Retail, Press, Radio/Television, Audiovisual Production, Digital, Advertising Sales Brokerage, and business lines related to Sports and Entertainment. These operating activities are controlled respectively through Lagardère Media via Hachette Livre, Lagardère Travel Retail (formerly Lagardère Services), Lagardère Active and Lagardère Sports and Entertainment (formerly Lagardère Unlimited);
- other smaller business activities or those with no operating relationship with the media businesses, which constitute the “Other Activities” segment and are under the control of Lagardère SCA.
Lagardère SCA is the holding company that controls all the subsidiaries and other participating interests, draws up the strategy for the Group, guides and finances its development, makes the main management decisions to this end, and ensures those decisions are implemented both at the level of the Group’s parent company and of its divisions.
The group is managed in accordance with strict, detailed corporate governance rules, about which it communicates openly. The main aspects of corporate governance are presented in the ‘Group’ section of this site, in particular:
- Appointments, Remuneration and Governance Committee
- Code of Conduct
- Charter for Prevention of Insider Offences and Misconducts
Financial Press releases
Press release relating to regulated information
Availability of the preparatory documents for the Annual Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting of 4 May 2017
Monthly information relating to the total number of voting rights and shares making up the share capital