About Ekspress Grupp

Leading media group in the Baltic States

AS Ekspress Grupp is the leading media group in the Baltic States. We provide a high-quality and independent overview of social processes to everybody through online media, newspaper, magazine and book publishing. Our focus is to provide the best solutions to media consumers, advertising customers and cooperation partners using modern digital solutions and services.


Our customers are media content consumers (retail and business customers), advertising buyers and other private and legal customers that buy the services of group companies.

Key activity: production of journalistic content and sale of advertisements to digital platforms in all Baltic States. Publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in Estonia.
Key activities are supported by IT development, solutions of audio-visual production, rental of advertising space, home delivery of paper periodicals.
Development of digital business lines: at the end of 2022, digital products/services contributed 78% to the Group’s total revenue (2021: 76%).
Management of the ticket sales platform and ticket sales sites in Estonia and Latvia.
Advertising sales on digital outdoor screens in Estonia and Latvia.
Importance of organisation of entertainment events and thematic conferences will increase.

Our companies and brands

We are the leading media group in the Baltic States whose activities primarily cover online content creation, newspapers, magazines and book publishing. Always high-quality and independent.

Always high-quality and independent.

Our businesses

AS Delfi Meedia
Delfi Meedia produces the fastest and most versatile journalistic content in Estonia. The main channel for its distribution is the internet portal Delfi, which is visited by more than 600,000 weekly user. Delfi Meedia also publishes the flagships of newspapers (Eesti Ekspress, Eesti Päevaleht, Maaleht) and magazines (Maakodu, Eesti Naine, Tervis +, Oma Maitse, Anne & Stiil, Pere & Kodu, Kroonika) in Estonian media landscape. In 2021, new innovative ticket sales platform Piletitasku as a new business line was launched.
AS Õhtuleht Kirjastus
Õhtuleht Kirjastus publishes Estonia’s largest daily newspaper Õhtuleht and news and entertainment portals with over 540,000 monthly users (Gemius, real users). In addition to the newspaper Õhtuleht and web portals, Õhtuleht Kirjastus's portfolio includes a selection of weekly and monthly magazines beloved by readers, as well as a crossword portfolio consisting of almost ten publications. Õhtuleht Kirjastus has a total of over 100,000 subscriptions. In 2020, Õhtuleht won the Bonnier, the highest award for investigative journalism, and Õhtuleht has also been among the nominees for the Bonnier award in 2021 and 2022.
Linna Ekraanid OÜ
Linna Ekraanid is a fast-growing outdoor media company that builds and operates well-positioned digital outdoor screens in several cities across Estonia.
OÜ Hea Lugu
Hea Lugu is a book publishing company. Hea Lugu publishes both original and translated fiction, history books, autobiographies and memoires, books for children, reference books and practical handbooks. Hea Lugu operates trademarks Maailm ja Mõnda, 100 Rooga, Õhtuõpik and Raamat24. Books are also published in e- and audio formats.
Geenius Meedia OÜ
Geenius Meedia is a fast-growing company that builds precisely targeted media whose content is fact-based, understandable and useful. We are a noise-free and independent platform for talented authors, valued experts and ideas that make life better through science and technology.
Lrytas UAB
Lrytas.lt is one of the largest news portals in Lithuania, launched in 2006. The portal’s mission is to collect and submit objective, reliable and operational information, prepare it and present it to various groups of society about current events in Lithuania and the world. Our vision is to be an advanced and leading online portal in Lithuania. The portal lrytas.lt is visited by an average of 420 thousand readers per day, and the monthly audience reaches 1.2 million real users.
Kinnisvarakeskkond OÜ
Kinnisvarakeskkond develops a modern real estate portal Kinnisvara24.ee in co-operation with local real estate agencies.
News agency ELTA provides news from the Lithuanian and global press, informs about the upcoming events in Lithuania and is a reliable source of the content for national and regional press, radio stations, TV channels.
A/S Delfi
Delfi Latvia has been recognised as the most trustworthy and most beloved news media brand in Latvia, with more than 870,000 monthly users DELFI is a leading news media channel in Latvia, in both languages - Latvian and Russian.
D Screens SIA
D Screens is a fast-growing outdoor media company that builds and operates well-positioned digital outdoor screens in several locations across Latvia.
SIA Biļešu Paradīze
Biļešu Paradīze operates the electronic ticket platform (bilesuparadize.lv) and box offices to organise the sale of tickets to various entertainment events on behalf of event organisers. The company has provided online ticket distribution for more than 15 years and is one of the two leading ticket service providers in Latvia.
SIA Altero
Altero is a leading financial comparison platform in the Baltics. Altero started its operations in Latvia in 2016, in Lithuania in 2019 and in Estonia in 2020. More than 100,000 Altero clients have compared financial offers for consumer loans, car loans and other products since the launch in June 2016.
Delfi UAB
Delfi Lithuania has more than 1.4 million monthly users and almost 700 thousand daily real users.
Digital Matter UAB
Digital Matter is the largest online advertising network in the Baltic States that offers modern programmatic advertising, audience and campaign optimisation.

Strategy and business goals


To serve democracy

Our goals

  • Produce award-winning content, appreciated by our readers and media experts alike
  • Be the leading digital publisher in Baltics (in terms of digital subscriptions, user time spent and number of real users)
  • To act with social responsibility in mind and build strong and trusted brands
  • Maintain our quality paper-based media products for the audiences who value this format
  • Increase the value of the company for our shareholders

Group strategy

Ekspress Grupp continues focusing on the organic growth of the existing digital business as well as finding opportunities to increase its business volumes through acquisitions. In addition to the development of the digital media segment, printed media as well as the quality and cost-efficiency of printing services are also vital for the Group.

Ekspress Grupp long-term strategic financial targets

Target by end of 2026 2026 target 2022 actual 2021 actual
Digital subscriptions in Baltics >340,000 146,608 130,731
Share of digital revenues >85% 78% 76%
EBITDA margin >15% 14% 15%
Dividend pay-out rate ≥30% n/a 59%
The Group’s goal is to increase the company’s value by creating a synergy between the new businesses acquired and current media operations.
Why invest in Ekspress Grupp?

For investors

Ekspress Grupp creates shareholder value by applying a strategy whose aim is to increase the profits in the digital media and service business. The secret to our success lies in the true comprehension of the future needs of our customers and daily provision of various services for this purpose. We lay emphasis on the cost-effective business model and technology-based product development, supported by our entrepreneurial and cooperative people who are part of our organisation.

Why invest in Ekspress Grupp?

For investors