You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

TV deals fuel Swiss group

Highlight Communications profits up 4121%

BERLIN — Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of “increased deals with leading TV broadcasters,” according to company officials. Revenues rose 125% to $22 million, compared with the same period last year.

Established in 1983, Highlight has become one of the leading brokers of film and TV rights in the German-speaking territories. The company controls an archive of more than 700 movies and is one of the biggest video distributors in Switzerland and Austria. It went public in May.

More Biz

  • Women in Hip-Hop Industry Get the

    Women in Hip-Hop Industry to Get the Spotlight at A3C Conference

    BERLIN — Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of “increased deals with leading TV broadcasters,” according to company officials. Revenues rose 125% to $22 million, compared with the same period last year. Established in 1983, […]

  • Streaming Placeholder

    RIAA Issues Bullish Mid-Year Report: Revenue Up 10%, Streaming Now 75% of Total

    BERLIN — Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of “increased deals with leading TV broadcasters,” according to company officials. Revenues rose 125% to $22 million, compared with the same period last year. Established in 1983, […]

  • Arista Records Announces Three Key Hires

    Arista Records Announces Three Key Hires

    BERLIN — Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of “increased deals with leading TV broadcasters,” according to company officials. Revenues rose 125% to $22 million, compared with the same period last year. Established in 1983, […]

  • U.K. Talent Agency Artists Partnership Enters

    U.K. Talent Agency Begins Developing Film and TV Projects, Launches New Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

    BERLIN — Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of “increased deals with leading TV broadcasters,” according to company officials. Revenues rose 125% to $22 million, compared with the same period last year. Established in 1983, […]

  • Sundance Film Festival Placeholder

    Ticketmaster Issues Statement on Scalper-Collusion Accusations

    BERLIN — Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of “increased deals with leading TV broadcasters,” according to company officials. Revenues rose 125% to $22 million, compared with the same period last year. Established in 1983, […]

  • ESPN App

    Disney Says ESPN+ Streaming Service Notches More Than 1 Million Subscribers

    BERLIN — Pretax profits for Swiss entertainment group Highlight Communications skyrocketed 4121% to Sfr 4.6 million ($2.8 million) in the first half of the year as a result of “increased deals with leading TV broadcasters,” according to company officials. Revenues rose 125% to $22 million, compared with the same period last year. Established in 1983, […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content