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Standard L.T.D. LLC

Standard L.T.D. LLC

The company STANDARD L.T.D LLC, with sole owner Sofokli Duni, was created only in 2013 and took over publishing of the newspaper Standard, from Standard LLC, which according to data from the National Business Center is currently under liquidation procedures.

The newspaper, published by this company, was founded as a center-right media outlet, but later was closely committed to the positions of the Democratic Party. During the last two-years the newspaper published a series of articles based on conspiracy theories against the Hungarian-American philanthropist George Soros.

Key facts

Business Form

private

Legal Form

Limited Liability Company

Business Sectors

Publishing

Ownership

Individual Owner

Sofokli Duni

Sofokli Duni is the owner and the CEO of the daily newspaper Standard. Duni has been the CEO of the newspaper since 2006 and now is the sole owner of the company Standard LTD LLC that publishes the Standard newspaper. He is a shareholder in the Himara Football club. He previously owned a restaurant in Himara, which now appears as a suspended business. He also has 50% of shares in the company Ionian Cost Property Development. He has lived for some years in Slovakia, where together with his brother was involved in the printing business. Sofokli is perceived as being close to the Democratic Party and has ran in the past as a candidate for the national council.

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Other Online Outlets

www.standard.al

Facts

Business

Property Development

Ionian Coast Property Development (50%)

Sport

Himara Football Club (24%)

Publishing Printing

Printing Business in Slovakia

General Information

Founding Year

2013

Affiliated Interests Founder

Sofokli Duni is the owner and the CEO of the daily newspaper Standard. Duni has been the CEO of the newspaper since 2006 and now is the sole owner of the company Standard LTD LLC that publishes the Standard newspaper. He is a shareholder in the Himara Football club. He previously owned a restaurant in Himara, which now appears as a suspended business. He also has 50% of shares in the company Ionian Cost Property Development. He has lived for some years in Slovakia, where together with his brother was involved in the printing business. Sofokli is perceived as being close to the Democratic Party and has ran in the past as a candidate for the national council.

Employees

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Contact

Rruga Luigj Gurakuqi Nr.31/1,Tirana

Email info@standard.al

Website: www.standard.al

Tax/ ID Number

L31918012S

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

0.02 Mio. $ / 1.9 Mio. Lek

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

0.00 Mio. $ / 0.1 Mio. Lek

Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing Data

Management

Other Influential People

Gerti Duni – is the brother of Sofokli Duni, he is one of the founders of Standard Newspaper. In Albania he owns the company MF1, which is a service company, and also has businesses in Slovakia, where he also was involved in politics. He was a Member of Bratislava city council and the Financial Strategy Commission in 2006-2010.

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

The ownership structure and financial statement are publicly available on the Albanian National Business Registry. The financial data provided are for 2016. The Central Bank's average exchange rate for 2016 was used to convert the amounts into USD. See sources for more.

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