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PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report

'Globally, people turned to books' in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year. The post PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-30 15:54:57 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the writing business: readers must ultimately benefit | Editorial

People want stories and that means cultivating a publishing ecosystem where big and small can flourishThis week both the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and the Department of Justice in the US announced investigations into the planned $2.2bn acquisition of the publisher Simon &... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-28 17:25:47 UTC ]
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UK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeover

CMA says it is considering whether Penguin Random House’s $2bn deal would lessen competitionAuthors fear the worst if Bertelsmann takes over Simon & SchusterThe UK competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Penguin Random House’s $2bn (£1.45bn) takeover of Simon & Schuster,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 09:00:30 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann gives Rabe five more years

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has extended Thomas Rabe’s contract as chairman and c.e.o. for another five years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 01:01:48 UTC ]
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Penguin to buy Simon & Schuster, create publishing giant

German media giant Bertelsmann says that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-11-25 20:24:15 UTC ]
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2bn deal

German media firm, already owner of the giant Penguin Random House, says acquisition of another major publisher is ‘approvable’ within monopoly rulesGerman media group Bertelsmann is set to acquire publisher Simon & Schuster for $2.17bn, less than a year after it took control of Penguin... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-25 16:55:32 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion

Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-25 15:02:49 UTC ]
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Emmanuel Macron’s press-freedom hypocrisy 

Ten days ago, with the coronavirus and the election continuing to dominate the media-industry conversation in the US, Ben Smith, media columnist at the New York Times, briefly steered attention overseas, publishing an interview with the French leader Emmanuel Macron under the bait-and-switch... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-11-25 13:32:28 UTC ]
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.2bn deal

PRH owner Bertelsmann is to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn, it has been announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-25 12:40:42 UTC ]
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Barack Obama’s complicated media-criticism tour

As you may have noticed, Barack Obama has a book out today. It’s a memoir, titled A Promised Land, that runs to more than seven-hundred pages and is still only a first volume—covering the period from Obama’s childhood to the raid, in 2011, that killed Osama bin Laden. Originally, Obama planned... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-11-17 13:29:32 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann Buys Quad's Book Printing Plants

In a deal that closed on October 31, Bertelsmann Printing Group USA’s Berryville Graphics division acquired Quad’s book printing plants in Fairfield, Pa., and Martinsburg, W.Va. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Germany’s Bertelsmann Interested in Buying Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann's chief says he's interested. The post Report: Germany’s Bertelsmann Interested in Buying Simon & Schuster appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-02 18:34:05 UTC ]
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PRH reports 'solid' sales as Bertelsmann revenues fall 8.9%

Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell slightly by 1.4% year on year in a "solid" six months to 30th June despite the impact of Covid-19, while parent company Bertelsmann saw group revenues tumble 8.9%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 10:51:49 UTC ]
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First Half Sales Slipped 1.4% at PRH

A good performance in the U.S. plus higher digital and online sales helped to soften the blow of the Covid-19 pandemic across Penguin Random House's global operations in the first half of 2020, parent company Bertelsmann said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK and DK join with other Bertelsmann companies for podcast business Storyglass

Penguin Random House UK and DK have joined with Bertelsmann stablemates Fremantle and BMG to launch a joint podcast business, called Storyglass, as part of the Bertelsmann Content Alliance UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 15:51:02 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 16:46:13 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann Now Owns 100% of PRH

Bertelsmann has completed the acquisition of Pearson's remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House, making it the sole owner of the world's largest trade publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann formally completes full acquisition of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 12:09:24 UTC ]
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Pearson Earned £65 Million In Profits from Its PRH Stake in 2019

Pearson’s 25% stake in Penguin Random House earned the company £65 million in operating profit in 2019. Pearson has sold its 25% share of PRH to Bertelsmann in a deal expected to generated net proceeds of $675 million when the transaction closes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann and Penguin Random House: Climate Neutrality by 2030

Penguin Random House anticipates a full transition to green energy by 2022, writes Markus Dohle, well ahead of some of the new Bertelsmann guidelines. The post Bertelsmann and Penguin Random House: Climate Neutrality by 2030 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 18:34:48 UTC ]
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