Borgmeier Media is the new licensee for PENTHOUSE Magazine

04.03.2015 | Delmenhorst, Germany – General Media Communications, Inc. (“GMCI”), the owner of the world famous PENTHOUSE trademarks, announced today that the German language version of the iconic men’s publication, PENTHOUSE, will re-launch in the local territories of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Under license by Borgmeier Media Gruppe GmbH, the first issue will be on newsstands June 2015.

The magazine will be published bi-monthly and available via magazine kiosks, digital newsstands and other traditional distribution channels for an initial price of €5 Euros per issue. The inaugural distribution will be 70,000 copies for the GAS territories and will be released in cooperation with Lehmann Offsetdruck GmbH.
Under the direction of Karim Ayed, the German version of the magazine will maintain the core content its loyal and local readers have come to expect by covering men’s aspirational topics of cars, fashion, fine wine, gear and of course, the most beautiful women in the world. A focus on well-known personalities from the fields of sports, economics and politics will also be highlighted in the publication, complemented by freelance authors and photographers.
“We are very proud to be able to work with one of the most well-known magazines in the world and express our thanks for the confidence shown in us,” explains Carsten Borgmeier, CEO of Borgmeier Media Gruppe. “We are looking forward to proving that quality print products can be successful in this digital age.”
“We are pleased to have Borgmeier Media Gruppe as one of our dynamic international publishers,” says Amanda Byrd, Director of Global Licensing for PENTHOUSE. “Germany has always been an important territory to the PENTHOUSE brand, and it is great to be back on the local newsstands. We are confident the German publication will continue to deliver the sex, style and scandal our magazine is famous for.”
PENTHOUSE Magazine was founded in 1965 by Bob Guccione. An artist at heart and true visionary for the publication, PENTHOUSE Magazine became a household name as a trusted resource and rite of passage for young men worldwide. The re-launch of the German edition coincides with the brand’s 50th Anniversary being celebrated this year. For more information please visit