Our Partners

We hope to have as many organizations, institutions, and companies as possible join us as shareholders. Everyone with an interest in promoting freedom of expression and literacy is welcome. We recruit shareholders and partners locally, nationally, and internationally.

The joint stock company has shares priced at NOK 25.000 (approximately € 2,500). In addition to the share capital, we have received donations from Foundation Fritt Ord, Kopinor, The Norwegian Publishers Association, Lillehammer municipal and Innlandet county. We are applying for direct funding from, amongst others, foundations, business development project funding, shareholders, and the Norwegian Government.

As of now, we have 64 shareholders who have bought 97 shares. The shareholders are:

Aller, Norwegian mediaAmedia, Norwegian mediaAschehoug, Norwegian PublisherAssociazione Italiana Editori (AIE). Italian Publishers AssociationAssociation of Norwegian Theatres and OrchestrasBonnier Books, Swedish publisherBonnier forlag, Norwegian PublisherBörsenverein, German Association of booksellers and publishersCappelen Damm, Norwegian PublisherC.H Beck Verlag, German PublisherCivita, think tankCreo –   the union for arts and cultureEgmont, media; Eum Publishing House, South Korea; FEP- Federation of European PublishersFinnish Publishers Association; Forlagshuset Vest, Norwegian Publisher; Forlagsfinans A/S, Norwegian Publisher; GAU (Groep Algemene Uitgevers), Netherland Publishers AssociationGrafil, Norwegian organisation for visual communicationGudbrandsdølen Dagningen AS, Norwegian newspaperGyldendal, Norwegian PublisherHamar Arbeiderblad, Norwegian newspaperKagge, Norwegian Publisher; Lillehammer kultur; Mimeta, give people access to free artistic expressions; Must as, Norwegian Society of Composers and LyricistsNordstedts, Swedish publisher; Norwegian Actors’ Equity Association; Norwegian Booksellers AssociationNorwegian Filmmakers’ AssociationNorwegian Library AssociationNorwegian Media Businesses’ AssociationNorwegian Publishers AssociationNorwegian Specialized Press AssociationNTB – The Norwegian News Agency; Odd Reidar Øie; The Council for Music Organisations in NorwayThe International Publishers Association (IPA); The Nansen Humanistic Academy (Nansenskolen); The national organization for photographers and camera based artistsThe Norwegian Non-Fiction Writers and Translators AssociationThe Norwegian Festival of LiteraturePEN, Norway; Polaris, Norwegian media; Samlaget, Norwegian Publisher; Sahoipyoung, publisher South-Korea; Schibsted Norwegian MediaSyndicat national de l’édition, French Publishers AssociationSwedish Publishers AssociationThe Lillehammer MuseumsThe Norwegian Press AssociationThe Norwegian Society of AuthorsThe Publishers Association, UKThe Riksmaalsociety ― the Society for the Preservation of Traditional Standard NorwegianTorleif Dahls KulturbibliotekTU- Medier i Sverige, Swedish Media Publishers’ AssociationTV 2, BroadcastingTV 2 schoolVigmostad og Bjørke, Norwegian PublisherWriters’ Guild of NorwayWAN-ifra World Association of News Publishers.

We invite you to subscribe to shares in WExFo (you are welcome to buy more than one!).

Please contact us if you want to buy share(s), or for any further information.