Highlight Communications AG is founded; license trading begins

1986JOE'S video specialist chain is acquired and expanded to market leader in Switzerland
1987Business is expanded to all areas of license exploitation (cinema, video, TV)
1990First marketing licenses for TV are sold
1995Highlight Group is realigned
1996Film acquisition is expanded with focus on US and UK
1998Takeover of Rainbow-Video Kassetten Betriebsgesellschaft GmbH, Vienna
1999IPO of Highlight Communications on Neuer Markt in Frankfurt, listing in SDAX
1999Acquisition of 80% of the shares in Team Holding AG
2002Acquisition of 21.10% of the share capital of Constantin Film AG
2003Increase of equity interest in Constantin Film AG to 57.98%
2006Increase of equity interest in Constantin Film AG to 92.07%
2007Constantin Medien AG (formerly EM.Sport Media AG) acquires 26.31% in Highlight Communications AG
2007Increase of equity interest in Constantin Film AG to 95.22%
2008Constantin Medien AG increases equity interest in Highlight Communications AG to 47.31%
2008Increase of equity interest in Constantin Film AG to 97.83%
2009Squeeze-out and increase of equity interest in Constantin Film AG to 100%
2009Foundation of Constantin Film Schweiz AG as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Highlight-Group
2010Increase of equity interest in Team Holding AG to 100%
2011Acquisition of a 50.004 % stake in Pokermania GmbH (Social Gaming) by Escor Casinos & Entertainment SA and new strategic direction for the "Other Business Activities" segment
2011Increase of equity holding in Escor Casinos & Entertainment SA to 56.95 %
2012Escor Casinos & Entertainment SA acquires 100 % interest in Highlight Event AG from Team Holding AG
2012Change of name from Escor Casinos & Entertainment SA in Highlight Event & Entertainment AG, Düdingen
Highlight Communications AG, Netzibodenstrasse 23b, CH-4133 Pratteln, Tel: +41 (0)61 816 96 96
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