At the end of 2008, the outbreak of the economic crisis in Portugal, which worsened over the next few years, forced the IMPRESA to revise its strategy, focusing exclusively on its core activities, and to reduce its portfolio of publications and companies. With this measures, it was possible to cut operating costs by tens of millions of euros, and at the same time reduce its interest-earning liabilities. IMPRESA Publishing become the largest Portuguese editor of publications, with a portfolio of over 30 publications, where are included Expresso, Visão, Caras, Activa, Exame amongst others.