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Société Générale de Presse et d'Édition SAL

Société Générale de Presse et d'Édition SAL

The Société Générale de Presse et d’Édition SAL owns L’Orient-Le Jour newspaper. In 2019, L'Orient Today released its vision with regards to its business model and expansion ventures, such as digital subscriptions and sponsored editorial projects.

Key facts

Business Form


Legal Form

Joint Stock Company (Société anonyme libanaise)

Business Sectors

Société Générale de Presse et d'Édition SAL is operating in the newspaper publishing sector.


Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

L’Orient-Le Jour (3.1%)

Other Online Outlets


General Information

Founding Year


Affiliated Interests Founder

Pierre Edde

former Lebanese MP and Minister




Address: L'Orient-Le Jour building, Damascus International road, Hazmieh (Baabda)

P.O.Box 45-254

Phone: + 961 (5) 956 444


Tax/ ID Number

Commercial Registry number: 25962 (Beirut)

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

1,222,000 USD (2021)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

-840,000 USD (losses, fresh)

Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing Data


Executive Board

Michel Edde (CEO)

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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