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Welbeck Publishing primed for fiction push

After the buyout of Carlton Books, Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver will look to fiction to build on the publisher’s non-fiction base.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 02:23:42 UTC ]
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Smith, Leaver Form New Company, Buy Carlton Books

Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver, two publishing veterans with lots of trans-Atlantic publishing experience, have formed a new U.K.-based company, which has already made the first of what the two said are likely to be several acquisitions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Smith to leave Bonnier Zaffre

Mark Smith is stepping down as chief executive of Bonnier Zaffre after selling his equity stake in the firm. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson: 'Bonnier is fourth biggest publisher in UK'

Under c.e.o. Richard Johnson, the past few years have seen breathtaking change at Bonnier Publishing, the English-language wing of family-owned Swedish media giant Bonnier. There have been five start-ups, overseas and in the UK, most recently a UK adult fiction business headed by Mark Smith; and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US pays seven figures for Zaffre's Maestra

Mark Smith at Zaffre, the new adult fiction imprint at Bonnier Publishing, has sold US rights for L S Hilton's Maestra in a seven-figure pre-empt to Putnam. Maestra is the first of three psychological thrillers set in the art world, and has already been optioned by Columbia Pictures for a film... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harris joins Bonnier in children's fiction role

Jane Harris is to join the Bonnier Publishing Fiction division as executive director for children's fiction. Harris will report to recently appointed Bonnier Publishing Fiction c.e.o. Mark Smith, and will be responsible for all the company's children's fiction output, including imprints Hot Key... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Smith to join Bonnier Publishing

Mark Smith, the founder and former c.e.o. of Quercus, is to join Bonnier Publishing as c.e.o. of its fiction department. Smith left Quercus after the formerly independent publisher was bought by Hachette UK’s Hodder & Stoughton earlier this year. He will now become c.e.o. of Bonnier... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith Joins Bonnier As Head of Fiction

Mark Smith, founder and former CEO of Quercus, has been named CEO of Bonnier Publishing Fiction in London, covering both adult and children’s lists. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith out as Hodder acquires Quercus

Mark Smith, chief executive of Quercus, is to leave the publisher following its sale to Hodder... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith: Quercus hit by 'lack of visibility'

Quercus c.e.o. Mark Smith has blamed a "lack of visibility" for the company's... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus Sets Its Sights on September U.S. Launch

Since it was founded in May 2004 by Mark Smith and Wayne Davis, Quercus Publishing has become one of the largest independent book publishers in the U.K., and as the next step in its growth, the company has aggressive plans to expand in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus increases market share by more than 100%

Written By: Lisa Campbell Quercus has announced that its market share has increased by 103% in a year. The publishing group responsible for Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium Trilogy, revealed the group dominated 1.37%, up from 0.66% in 2009 in a market that declined by 1.7%. Quercus chief... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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