Welcome to Bastei Lübbe AG

Bastei Lübbe AG, based in Cologne, Germany, is a large, both traditional and modern company in the German publishing industry, specializing in the publication of books, audio books and eBooks with fiction and popular science content. The company's core business also includes periodically published novel books. The product range of the sixteen imprints of the media company currently comprises a total of thousands of titles from the fiction, non-fiction, children's and youth book sectors. International and national bestselling authors such as Ken Follett, Dan Brown, Jeff Kinney, Rebecca Gablé, Dirk Rossmann, Petra Hülsmann, Andreas Eschbach, Eva Almstädt and many more have published their books at the Cologne publishing house, some of them for decades. The company was founded more than 60 years ago and is headed by the Management Board members Soheil Dastyari (CEO), Simon Decot (Chief Program Officer), Sandra Dittert (Chief Marketing and Sales Offier) and Joachim Herbst (Chief Financial Officer.

With an annual turnover of around 93 million euros (financial year 2020/2021), Bastei Lübbe AG is one of the largest medium-sized publishing companies in Germany. Since 2013 the company's shares are listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (WKN A1X3YY, ISIN DE000A1X3YY0). Further information can be found at www.luebbe.de.