Hachette Filipacchi Médias

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Hachette Filipacchi Médias, S.A. (HFM) is a magazine publisher. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lagardère Active, a division of the media conglomerate Lagardère Group of France.

Hachette Filipacchi Médias
Founded1826 in France
FounderLouis Hachette
ParentLagardère Active


Hachette Filipacchi was founded by Louis Hachette in 1826 when he purchased the Librairie Brédif.

Hachette was purchased by Matra in 1980, a firm associated with Ténot & Filipacchi. Hachette Filipacchi was nationalised in 1981 but remained a publicly traded firm. It is a subsidiary of Lagardère Media,[1] acquired in 2004.[2]


Hachette Filipacchi Media publishes Parents, Paris Match, and Le Journal du Dimanche.

From 1985 the company also publishes various titles in abroad.[3] Hachette sold its international titles to Hearst in 2011.


  1. ^ Nicholas Hewitt (11 September 2003). The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture. Cambridge University Press. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-521-79465-7. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  2. ^ Rainer Geissler; Horst Pöttker (2009). Media, Migration, Integration: European and North American Perspectives. transcript Verlag. p. 117. ISBN 978-3-8376-1032-1. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  3. ^ Mania Strube (2010). "Entering emerging media markets: Analyzing the case of the Chinese magazine market". The International Journal on Media Management. 12 (3–4): 183–204. Retrieved 29 March 2020.

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