The communications group obtained a benefit of 361 million Euros in the first semester of the year, a 51% more than in the same period of 2004, thanks to the diversification of its portfolio of business
The invoicing descended a 2.4%, until the 2,397 million Euros, in a semester in which the group did not discount expenses related to operations of purchase, chapter that made him lose 19 million Euros the past year.
The executive director of the company, Gerhard Zeiler, considered that RTL has shown their resistance in first half of the year in spite of the difficulties of the market
, since has maintained its level of benefits before taxes and has reached the best net results of its history
One of the keys of the good result was the diversification of portfolio, that allowed him to obtain benefits in Spain, through Antenna 3, as well as in France, where it participates in M6, and the United Kingdom, thanks to Five.
In particular, the group increased a 13% invoicing by publicity in Spain, where it added a hearing of near 22%. The increase in the income by publicity in Spain was the major in comparison with the rest of the countries in which it operates.