ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is a European mass media company, based in Germany. It operates free-to-air commercial TV channels, pay TV channels, radio stations and related print businesses. It was formed on October 2, 2000 by the merger of German TV broadcasters ProSieben Media AG and Sat.1 SatellitenFernsehen GmbH ). The company is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is a component of the DAX index.
KirchMedia GmbH & Co. KGaA became the majority shareholder in ProSieben Media AG at the end of 1999. ProSieben Media AG and Sat.1 GmbH, which was also part of the Kirch group, merged in 2000. The company controlled various TV channels such as SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins and N24.
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