Below is an overview of who owns the various UK newspapers:
|The Times||News Corp|
|Daily Mail||Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT)|
|The Telegraph||Press Holdings|
|The Independent||Sultan M Abuljadayel & Alexander Lebedev|
|The Guardian||Scott Trust Limited|
|Evening Standard||Alexander Lebedev (63%), DMGT (24.9%) + 2 more|
Source for the above data – Wikipedia.
Some further notes:
- DGMT were a publicly listed company since 1932. However, Lord Rothermere, who was the largest shareholder with a 36% stake, has succeeded in a bid to take DGMT private at 270p per share, or £871m total. From January 10 2022 the company is expected to be delisted from the London Stock Exchange (source).
- DGMT also own The New Scientist