Impresa (full name: IMPRESA Sociedade Gestora de Participações Sociais, SA) (EuronextIPR) is a Portuguese media conglomerate, headquartered in Paço de Arcos, in Oeiras municipality. It is the owner of SIC TV channel, and Expresso newspaper, among other leading media, like several magazine publications. A third online business segment was launched under the name Impresa Digital

Impresa SA
Media company
Founded1972; 48 years ago (1972)
FounderFrancisco Pinto Balsemão
ProductsTV stations, magazines, internet

The company, which was founded by Francisco Pinto Balsemão,[1] is listed on the Euronext Lisbon stock exchange.


The origins of Impresa goes back to 1972.[1] In 1991 the company established a holding company, the Balsemão group.[1] Next year it started the first private television channel, SIC, in Portugal.[1]

In 2011 the company established Media Rumo SA in Angola.[2]


Publications (Impresa Publishing)Edit

Digital (Impresa Digital)Edit

  • Escape
  • Info Portugal
  • Aeiou
  • Olhares
  • Mygames (now a magazine)


  1. ^ a b c d "A Good Impres[a]sion from Portuguese Media" (PDF). Equity Research. 1 September 2005. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  2. ^ Susana Salgado (28 November 2014). The Internet and Democracy Building in Lusophone African Countries. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 64. ISBN 978-1-4094-7293-3. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Portuguese Media". BPI Equity. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  4. ^ "FHM to close". Publicitas. 12 February 2010. Archived from the original on 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2015.

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