Arnoldo Mondadori Editore

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA The is an Italian publishing company and the largest book publisher in Italy. Consisting of around 50 companies Group of companies has its headquarters in Milan. With a stake of 50.14 percent, the family holding company of Silvio Berlusconi, Fininvest, majority shareholder of the Mondadori Group. Founded in 1907 by the publisher Arnoldo Mondadori.


The publishing group mainly comprises the divisions books, magazines, advertising, printing and retail / retail as well as the two smaller divisions, direct marketing and radio.

International investments and cooperation

In June 2006, Mondadori took over the French subsidiary of the British media company EMAP plc and named them in September 2006 in Mondadori France. With 43 ​​magazines Mondadori France is in the number 2 among the magazine publishers.

In Germany a long-term cooperation with the Langenscheidt Publishing was established in October 2005, after seven months of negotiations, completed. The two publishers want to bring from April 2006 together 16 dictionaries on the market. The first of these to be universal dictionaries for English, German, French and Spanish, which will appear in the Langenscheidt design. Mondadori previously worked together especially with Bertelsmann.