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Lagardère Publishing Results - UK Down Slightly

Posted at 8:15AM Thursday 13 Mar 2014

Strong recurring EBIT (€223 million) and good performance turned in by Lagardère Publishing, with a slight increase in profitability (10.8%, up 0.1 pt), thanks to good results in General Literature and Partworks. However in the United Kingdom, recurring EBIT before associates was down slightly: the commercial successes recognised at the end of the year were offset by continuing difficulties internationally and the unfavourable comparison effect with 2012, that was marked by the release of numerous best sellers.

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