Investor Relations

On this page, you will find details of Brill's corporate activities and the company's financial standing. A summary of Brill's market status can be seen at Brill's overview at Euronext. A full listing of all files and press releases can be found below. 

Latest Key Figures

Brill's Key Figures 2020 (English Language)
Brill's Key Figures 2019 (English Language)
Brill's Key Figures 2018 (English Language)

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Financial Press Releases and Reports


Brill Annual Report 2023
Proces Verbaal BAVA op 1 februari 2024
Press Release: De Gruyter Brill begins here
Press Release: Final results of the Offer for Brill - 98,84% of the Securities obtained
Press Release: De Gruyter declares Offer for Brill unconditional; 96.12% of the Securities tendered
Vastgestelde stemmingsresultaten Buitengewone Algemene vergadering van Aandeelhouders, donderdag 1 februari 2024
Press Release: Extraordinary general meeting adopts all resolutions in relation to the recommended Offer by De Gruyter


Press Release: Update On Intended Offer By De Gruyter For Brill
Press Release: Trading Update October 26, 2023
Press Release: Brill and De Gruyter jointly announce agreement is reached to form De Gruyter Brill
Notulen AvA 24 mei 2023
Half Year report 2023
Powerpoint Presentation: AGM of Shareholders, 24 May 2023
Vastgestelde stemmingsresultaten Algemene vergadering van Aandeelhouders, 24 mei 2023
Press release: All proposals approved at AGM of Shareholders, 24 May 2023
Press release trading update Q1
Brill Annual Report 2022 (PDF)
Brill Annual Report 2022 (ESEF reporting package)
Oproeping Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders woensdag 24 mei 2023
Agenda Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders woensdag 24 mei 2023
Steminstructieformulier Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders woensdag 24 mei 2023
Press Release: Full Year Results 2022.
Press Release: Trading Update 15 February 2023.
Press Release: Management change at Brill


Notulen AvA 14 december 2022
Stemresultaten AvA 14 december 2022
Press Release: Update on administration of main distributor of Brill
Convocation notice / Oproeping (Dutch)
Agenda (Dutch)
Agenda (English)
Voting instruction form / Steminstructieformulier (Dutch)
Press Release: Q3 Trading Update - 27 October 2022
Press Release: Brill’s 2022 results affected by potential administration of its main distributor
Minutes AGM 25 May 2022 (Notulen AvA 25 mei 2022)
Half Year Report: 2022
Press Release: John Martin appointed Chief Executive Officer of Brill
Voting Results AGM 25 May 2022 (Dutch)
PowerPoint presentation AGM 25 May 2022
Press release AGM 25 May 2022
PowerPoint Presentation P&A meeting 25 April 2022
Press release Brill acquires WAP
Press release trading update Q1
Brill Annual Report 2021 (PDF)
Brill Annual Report 2021 (ESEF reporting package)


Convocation Notice AGM (Oproeping AvA) 25 May 2022
Agenda AGM 25 May 2022
Voting Instruction Form (Steminstructieformulier)
Press Release: Brill Annual Results 2021
Press Release: Peter Coebergh departs Brill as CEO_10_February_2022
Financial Calendar 2022
Press release Trading Update 3rd quarter 2021
Press release HY results 2021
Half Year Report 2021
Verslag AvA 19 mei 2021
Stemresultaten AvA 19 mei 2021
Presentation AGM 19 May 2021
Trading update Q1 22 April 2021
Presentation P&A Meeting 14 April 2021
Brill Annual Report 2020
Convocation Notice (Oproeping) AGM 19 May 2021
Agenda AGM 19 May 2021
Voting Instruction Form (Steminstructieformulier)


Press Release: Brill confirms improved revenue and profit levels in 2020
Press Release_Brill_acquires_V&R_1_March_2021
Trading Update 11 February 2021
Financial Calendar 2021
Press Release Interim CFO
Press Release Trading Update 3rd Quarter 2020
Press Release Half Year Results_2020
Half Year Report_2020
Voting Results AGM 25 June 2020 - in Dutch
PowerPoint Presentation AGM 25 June 2020
Press release_Brill reduces number of supervisory board members to three
Announcement Stichting Administratiekantoor Koninklijke Brill NV
OPROEPING_AvA_25 juni 2020
AGENDA_AvA_25 juni 2020
Press Release 6_May_2020
Press Release Trading Update 20 April 2020
Press Release Annual Report 7 April 2020
Analyst&Press meeting_15 April_2020_powerpoint_presentation


Minutes AGM 16 May 2019 (Notulen AvA 16 mei 2019)
Press Release Annual Results 2019
Press release Trading Update Q3 2019
Press Release Half Year Results 2019
Half Year Report 2019
Financial Calendar 2020
Voting results AGM 16 May 2019 (in Dutch)
PowerPoint presentation AGM 16 May 2019
Annual Report 2018
Brochure Brill in 2018
Press Release Trading Update Q1_2019
PowerPoint presentation Analyst & Press meeting 10 April 2019
Press Release Annual Report and tax benefit (in English)
Annual Report 2018
Convocation Notice AGM 2019 (Oproeping AvA 2019)
Agenda AGM 16 May 2019 (Agenda AvA 16 mei 2019)
Steminstructieformulier AvA 16 mei 2019
Press Release Results 2018 (in English)
Minutes AGM 17 May 2018 (in Dutch)
Financial Calendar 2019


Press Release Brill Q3 Trading Update 15 November 2018
Press Release Brill disappointing sales in Q3 and revised outlook for 2018
Press Release Brill CFO temporarily steps back
Press Release Half Year Results 2018
Half Year Report 2018
Voting Results AGM 17 May 2018 (in Dutch)
PowerPoint Presentation AGM 17 May 2018
Brochure Brill in 2017
Press Release: Brill on track in Q1
Analyst & Press Meeting 11 April 2018 PowerPoint presentation
Annual Report 2017
Convocation Notice (Oproeping) AGM 17 May 2018
Agenda AGM 17 May 2017
Steminstructieformulier AvA 17 mei 2018


Press Release: Brill reports record revenues; proposes total EUR 4.32 per share dividend
Press Release: Brill reports 2017 revenue and cash generation at target; EBITDA ended below guidance
Press Release Trading Update 3rd quarter 2017
Press Release: Brill will appoint Peter Coebergh as CEO and Olivier de Vlam as CFO in May 2018
Financial Calendar 2018
Press Release BRILL HY Results 2017
Press Release: Brill completes acquisition of Sense Publishers
Voting Results AGM Tuesday 16th May 2017
PowerPoint presentation AGM 16th May 2017
Stichting AK_Notulen_Certificaathoudervergadering_16 Februari 2017
PowerPoint Presentation Press & Analyst meeting 12 April - now available
Persbericht: Brill kondigt overname aan van uitgeverij Sense
Press Release: Brill announces intent to take over Sense Publishers


Notulen Buitengewone Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders - 24 augustus 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Brill reports organic revenue growth of 4.4% with strong underlying profitability improvement; net profit +20%
Press Release 19 January 2017 - Certificate Holder Meeting
Brill completes acquisition of Ferdinand Schöningh / Wilhelm Fink and appoints Managing Director
Brill announces intent to acquire Ferdinand Schöningh and Wilhelm Fink - Press Release 5 December, 2016
NIBC Investor Conference Presentation, 17 November 2016
Brill Q3 in line with expectations, margin guidance improved - Press Release Trading Update Q3
Brill Financial Calendar 2017
Voting results EGM 24 August, 2016 (in Dutch)
PowerPoint Presentation EGM 24 August 2016
Brill reports strong HY1 with underlying improvement of performance
Brill HY Report 2016
Notulen Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders - 19 mei 2016
Oproeping Bijzondere Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders - 24 augustus
Agenda Bijzondere Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders - 24 augustus
Stemformulier Bijzondere Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders - 24 augustus
Brill Financial Calendar 2016 - updated version
Brill HY 2016 preliminary results show sharp increase of profit driven by revenue growth and cost savings. Extraordinary shareholders meeting called for 24 August.
Voting Results AGM Thursday 19th May 2016 (in Dutch)
PowerPoint presentation AGM 19th May 2016
Persbericht Brill inzake AvA 19 mei 2016
Press and Analyst meeting 28 April 2016 (PowerPoint presentation)
Press Release Trading Update 1st quarter 2016
Agenda Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders 2016
Stemformulier Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders 2016
Oproeping Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders 2016


Brill Annual Report 2015
Brochure Brill in 2015 (English Language)
Press Release Results 2015 (English Language)
Disclosure of Home Member State (English Language)
Notulen AVA 13 mei 2015 (Dutch Language)
Financial Calendar 2016
Profitability improvements well underway for 2016 (English Language only)
Brill reports flat sales but expects better results in second half (English Language only)
Half Year Report 2015 (English Language only)
Vastgestelde stemmingsresultaten Algemene vergadering van Aandeelhouders, woensdag 13 mei 2015 (Dutch Language)
Kalm begin van 2015 voor Brill (Dutch Language)
Brill starts 2015 as expected (English Language)


Brill Jaarverslag 2014 (Dutch Language)
Brill in 2014 (English Language)
Notulen AvA 15 mei 2014
Oproeping Algemene Vergadering van Aandeelhouders / Convocation notice AGM
Press release Results 2014 (English Language)
Persbericht jaarcijfers 2014 (Dutch Language)
Preliminary Results 2014 (English Language)
Voorlopige resultaten 2014 (Dutch Language)
Fourth quarter will determine Brill’s results in 2014
Laatste kwartaal zal opnieuw bepalend zijn voor jaarresultaten Koninklijke Brill
Brill meldt vlakke omzet in eerste helft 2014 maar verwacht positieve ontwikkeling (Dutch Language)
Brill reports flat results in first six months but expects growth in second half (English Language)
Brill completes acquisition of Editions Rodopi (English Language)
Brill rondt overname af van Editions Rodopi (Dutch Language)

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Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Brill's 2023 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) took place on Wednesday, 24 May at Brill’s premises in Leiden
The full recording of the meeting is available under Recordings. The minutes will be made available at a later date under Latest financial press releases and Reports 2023.

Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM)
On Wednesday, 14 December 2022 an EGM took place at Brill's premises. The full recording of the meeting is available under Recordings. The minutes are available under Latest financial press releases and Reports 2022 at a later date.

Information and documents from older AGM’s are also available from the listing below. Information older than 2014 is available on request. Please contact Esther Smit ( or +31 (0)71 53 53 500).

Recordings from past Annual General Meetings of Shareholders (AGM) and Extraordinary General Meetings of Shareholders (EGM):

24 May, 2023
AGM May 2023

14 December, 2022
EGM December 2022

25 May, 2022
AGM 2022 - part 1
AGM 2022 - part 2
AGM 2022 - part 3

19 May, 2021

25 June, 2020

AGM 2019 - part 1 (starts at 4.10 minutes)
AGM 2019 - part 2
AGM 2019 - part 3
AGM 2019 - part 4
AGM 2018 - part 1
AGM 2018 - part 2
AGM 2018 - part 3
AGM 2015 - part 1
AGM 2015 - part 2
AGM 2015 - part 3
AGM 2014 - part 1
AGM 2014 - part 2
AGM 2014 - part 3
AGM 2014 - part 4
AGM 2014 - part 5
AGM 2014 - part 6

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Share Information

Brill Shares

Of the total outstanding shares on December 31, 2022 (nominal value of EUR 0.60), 1,834,463 registered depositary receipts were issued and 39,981 registered shares were included in the shareholders' register. The registered depositary receipts have been registered in the name of the Nederlands Centraal Instituut voor Giraal Effectenverkeer B.V. (Euroclear Nederland). The registered depositairy receipts were issued in denominations of 1x EUR 0.60, 10x EUR 0.60, 100x EUR 0.60 and 1,000x EURO 0.60 nominal.

Brill has been listed on Euronext Amsterdam since July 1997. The register of shareholders in Brill is managed by:

IQ EQ Netherlands N.V.
Hoogoorddreef 15
1101 BA Amsterdam
T + 31 20 522 25 55

IQ EQ also acts as the administrator of Stichting Administratiekantoor Koninklijke Brill. Registered Shareholders may also address questions about share ownership, changes of address or dividend payments to the above-mentioned trust office.

Continuous Trading of Brill’s Stock

The company has employed Kepler Cheuvreux to act as a liquidity provider and to support marketing activities to promote Brill’s stock. Effective 19 December 2008 Brill’s stock can be bought and sold at all times during business hours. accordingly.

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