Bauer Media is a division of Bauer Media Group and is Europe’s largest privately owned media group. There a worldwide empire offering over 3000 magazines in 15 countries, as well as radio stations and TV. In January 2008, Bauer media joined the Bauer media group. Bauer media is a multi-platform UK based media group, with many companies collected around the two main divisions, Radio and Magazine. Their business is built on influential media brands with many personal relationships that engage readers and listeners. Their strategy is to connect audience with content through broad multi-touch point brand platforms, however, wherever and whenever they want.
Their magazine heritage goes back to 1953, with the launch of Angling Times and in 1956 with the acquisition of Motor Cycle News which both are still iconic brands within their portfolio. In 1994 the company bought ‘For Him Magazine’ which is now the core of bestselling multi-Brand FHM. Whilst in 1996, they acquired the digital music TV channel called ‘The Box’ as a route into small screen business.