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Norges Handels og Sjøfartstidende AS or NHST Media Group is a Norwegian media conglomerate that publishes a number of newspapers and online tools. The company dates back to 1889 when it started the predecessor of Dagens Næringsliv. The largest owners of the company are Bonheur (54%), Dagbladet (20.49%) and Must Invest (13.44%).

Norges Handels og Sjøfartstidende AS
HeadquartersOslo, Norway
Area served
Key people
Gunnar Bjørkavåg (CEO)
Anette S. Olsen (Chairman)
RevenueIncrease NOK 860 million (2006)
NOK 65 million (2006)
NOK 45 million (2006)
Number of employees
457 (2006)
ParentBonheur (54%)

The company publishes a number of newspapers within business, including Dagens Næringsliv, TradeWinds, Dagens it, Fiskaren, Intrafish, Upstream, EuroPower, Recharge and Energi. It also has the publishing company Nautisk Forlag.


NHST started out as the publisher of what is now called Dagens Næringsliv in 1889, getting the present name in 1987. In 1990 the company established TradeWinds and in 1993 TDN Power, now EuroPower. In 1996 Upstream was launched while Fiskaren and were bought in 2001. In 2005 Business was bought and relaunched as Dagens it.