Group: Media Group

Group: Media Group

Media Group owns the NTV Broadcasting Co Ltd which owns NTV television channel (M-3067). The group also owns Public Media Co Ltd which owns the news website www.time.mn (M-3112). The Media Group is owned by Mr. Batkhuu Gavaa and his brother Mr. Batsaikhan P. The company started off in 1999 with the radio FM 107 and expanded with founding the Media Group LLC in 2000. The mission statement of the company is a golden triangle of media standard, professional skills, and ethics. News anchors and journalists of NTV channel received Journalist of the Year awards by Goodali magazine, Stylist of the Year awards, and the www.time.mn website received the Best Web-Portal of the Year. The media house collects information from various sources and official contents from the USA, Germany, and Japan.Media Group is comprised of NTV channel television (M-3067), FM 107 radio, Goodali magazine, Gooali photo studio, NTV production, Niislel guide magazine, www.time.mn (M-3112) web-portal, ONTV channel television, and Orange entertainment. Batkhuu.G, a former Member of Parliament for the Democratic Party (DP) and his brother Batsaikhan.P own the Media Group LLC with 50:50 shares. Bayarbat Ariunbold, Executive Director of Media group and NTV channel television was appointed as the Executive director of the Media Group in 2015. He holds a Major in information technology and business administration. In the past, Bayarbat A used to work for MCS Electronics, Univision, and Skymedia. He has been [working in the communication, information technology, and the media sector for 12 years](http://mtf.mn/%D0%B0-%D0%B1%D0%B0%D1%8F%D1%80%D0%B1%D0%B0%D1%82/).

Key facts

Mother Company

Media Group

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

LLC

Business Sectors

Media Group is comprised of NTV channel television (M-3067), FM 107 radio, Goodali magazine, Gooali photo studio, NTV production, Niislel guide magazine, www.time.mn (M-3112) web-portal, ONTV channel television, and Orange entertainment. In addition the 50 percent shareholder Batkhuu Gavaa listed the following companies and shares in his Property and Revenue Sheet submitted to the Anti-Corruption Agency, the government watchdog, in 2014: Shunklai Group, Mongol Motors, APU Trading, GSB Resource LLC, Shunkhlai Mining LLC, and Power Unit LLC, 100 percent of shares of Shunkhlai Agro LLC, 51 percent of shares of Important Solution LLC, and another 24 groups and companies of which he owned about 50 percent or less shares (http://www.ikon.mn/p/6b0). In addition to this, he owns shares in Skymedia Corporation LLC of Skytel LLC which provides Skymedia, a service that offers internet, IPTV, and WIMAX wireless system (http://biznetwork.mn/c/Shunkhlai+Group/products). In addition his brother and 50 percent shareholder of Media Group, Batsaikhan P is [Chairman of the Board of Directors of APU Group] (http://apu.mn/%D1%82%D1%83%D0%B7/). The group manufactures alcohols, spirits, beers, water, soda, and juice, manages international and domestic wholesale and retails of grocery products and beverages, catering services and product sales. Batsaikhan P is also the [Chairman of the Board of Directors of APU JSC, a leading national manufacturer](http://apu.mn/%D0%B0%D0%BF%D1%83-%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%BB%D1%86%D1%83%D1%83%D0%BB%D0%B3%D0%B0/).

Ownership

Mr.Batkhuu Gavaa O-3069

Batkhuu Gavaa listed the following companies and shares in his Property and Revenue Sheet submitted to the Anti-Corruption Agency, the government watchdog, in 2014: Shunklai Group, Mongol Motors, APU Trading, GSB Resource LLC, Shunkhlai Mining LLC, and Power Unit LLC, 100 percent of shares of Shunkhlai Agro LLC, 51 percent of shares of Important Solution LLC, and another 24 groups and companies of which he owned about 50 percent or less shares (http://www.ikon.mn/p/6b0). In addition to this, he owns shares in Skymedia Corporation LLC of Skytel LLC which provides Skymedia, a service that offers internet, IPTV, and WIMAX wireless system (http://biznetwork.mn/c/Shunkhlai+Group/products).
Bathkhuu Gavaa is a member of the Democratic Party (DP) (http://vip76.mn/u/88?page=history).

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Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Goodali magazine, Niislel guide magazine

Other TV Outlets

NTV television (M-3067)

Other Radio Outlets

FM 107 radio

Other Online Outlets

news website www.time.mn (M-3112)

Facts

Media Business

Media Group is comprised of NTV channel television (M-3067), FM 107 radio, Goodali magazine, Gooali photo studio, NTV production, Niislel guide magazine, www.time.mn (M-3112) web-portal, ONTV channel television, and Orange entertainment.

Business

Batkhuu Gavaa listed the following companies and shares in his Property and Revenue Sheet submitted to the Anti-Corruption Agency in 2014: Mongol Motors, APU Trading, GSB Resource LLC, Shunkhlai Mining LLC, and Power Unit LLC, 100 percent of shares of Shunkhlai Agro LLC, 51 percent of shares of Important Solution LLC, and another 24 groups and companies of which he owned about 50 percent or less shares (http://www.ikon.mn/p/6b0).
In addition to this, he owns shares in Skymedia Corporation LLC of Skytel LLC which provides Skymedia, a service that offers internet, IPTV, and WIMAX wireless system (http://biznetwork.mn/c/Shunkhlai+Group/products).
Bathkhuu Gavaa is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shunkhlai Group. This group started its operations with qualified auto-vehicle maintenance and services in 1993. As of 2016, the group operates in a variety of sectors including sales of petroleum products, beverage manufacturing, logistics, mining, finance, health, real-estate, communication, media, and infrastructure. It is one of the major leading business groups in Mongolia. (http://biznetwork.mn/c/Shunkhlai+Group).
His brother and 50 percent shareholder of Media Group, Batsaikhan P, also is Chairman of the Board of Directors of APU Group. The group manufactures alcohols, spirits, beers, water, soda, and juice, manages international and domestic wholesale and retails of grocery products and beverages, catering services and product sales. In addition, Batsaikhan P is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of APU JSC, a leading national manufacturer.

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General Information

Founding Year

2000

Founder

G.Batkhuu, founder Media group LLC

Affiliated Interests Founder

G. Batkhuu is a member of the Democratic Party (DP) and former MP (2004 – 2016) and was vice speaker of the parlianment. Among many other business interests he is the Chairman of the board of the Shunkhlai group, which has businesses in petroleum industry, beverage production, logistics, mining, finance, health, real estate, communications and infrastructure sectors.

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Management

Executive Board + Interests Executive Board

Executive Director Bayarbat D

Non-Executive Board + Interests Non-Executive Board

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Supervisory Board + Interests Supervisory Board

Chairman of the Board of Directors: Batkhuu Gavaa
Member and Chairman of the Board of Directors:
Batsaikha D.

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Sources

http://biznetwork.mn/c/Media+Group+LLC ;
http://www.crc.gov.mn/k/U/5H ;
http://www.crc.gov.mn/k/V/5I ;
http://www.crc.gov.mn/k/W/5J ;
http://biznetwork.mn/c/Media+Group+LLC ;

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