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Publimetro is a free newspaper that arrived in Mexico in 2006, the second Latin American country to distribute it after Chile. Today, this daily newspaper has presence in Mexico City, city of Monterrey, city of Guadalajara and in the State of Quintana Roo. Since it entered the Mexican market, Publimetro has expanded its offer with various additions such as sports, entertainment, tourism, cars and finance.

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Publicaciones Metropolitanas S.A. de C.V.


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Publimetro is being distributed by a Mexican company called Publicaciones Metropolitanas S.A. de C.V., which was booked as subsidiary of Metro International to be in charge of the publication since 2010. The information about the owners of the Mexican version of the newspaper are publicly unknown. Pelle Anderson is the owner of Metro International.

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Jan Stenbeck - Swedish businessman, founder of the conglomerate Investment AB Kinnevik, which has businesses in different sectors such as telecommunications, entertainement, content production and communication media. In 1994, Jan Stenbeck starts purchasing journals, business which years later will become Metro International - a conglomerate of free newspapers in 25 countries and with a global coverage of 17.6 millions of readers daily.

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Octavio Rivas - Before becoming a Director in Publimetro, he was the Commercial Director of El Universal and Commercial Director of El Economista (2009-2010).

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

José Lebeña - He is working 20 years as journalist in different media in Spain, Puerto Rico, Chile and Mexico. He was in charge of the editoral work in Metro International in Puerto Rico (2012) and editorialist in Televisa (2012-2017).


Address: Avenida Insurgentes Sur 716, Piso 10, Colonia Del Valle, C.P. 03100, México D.F.

Telephone: (55) 5340 0700

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