Court Blocks Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster

A Federal Court has blocked Penguin Random House's acquisition of one of its main rivals, Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-01 16:06:02 UTC ]
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A Merger Between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Was Blocked, but Brought the Industry Little Clarity

The uncertainty comes at a time when publishing is facing slumping sales after a pandemic boom, and fears of recession. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 22:14:42 UTC ]
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The Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Is Dead in the Water

S&S has decided not to extend the deal's deadline, which prevents PRH from appealing the court's decision to block the merger. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-21 14:58:02 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s Bid to Acquire Simon & Schuster Blocked by Judge

The government’s case blocked the merger of two of the United States’ largest publishers and reflected a more aggressive approach to curbing consolidation. It was closely watched by the publishing industry. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 01:28:52 UTC ]
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Judge blocks Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster

Biden administration receives a clear victory, with the judge ruling the blockbuster merger would diminish competition in book publishing. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Court Blocks Penguin Random House, S&S Merger

In a brief two-page order issued late on October 31, Judge Florence Y. Pan blocked PRH's bid to buy S&S, saying the government had succeeded in showing that the proposed merger would harm "competition in the market for the U.S. publishing rights to anticipated top-selling books." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

The Department of Justice sues to block the acquisition of Simon and Schuster from Penguin Random House. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-02 16:56:25 UTC ]
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DOJ sues to block Penguin Random House from merging with Simon & Schuster

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[ Fast Company | 2021-11-02 14:35:22 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster Deal Collapses, Breaking Pattern in Publishing

The deal to acquire Simon & Schuster would have made the buyer, Penguin Random House, even larger, and reduced the number of big publishers in the U.S. to four. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Paramount pulls offer to sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House

After a judge blocked the sale of Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House, S&S parent company Paramount pulls its sale offer and declines to appeal. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House Deal on the Verge of Collapse

Penguin Random House’s agreement to buy Simon & Schuster is set to fall through. Simon & Schuster’s parent company decided not to extend it after a judge blocked the purchase. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-21 02:56:51 UTC ]
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US judge blocks $2.2bn Penguin Random House merger

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[ The Guardian | 2022-11-01 00:30:18 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s C.E.O. Defends Bid to Buy Simon & Schuster

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Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster file withering response to DOJ antitrust suit

Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster are putting up a fight against federal efforts to scuttle their merger, alleging the government is wrong. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Penguin Random House Defends Effort to Buy Simon & Schuster

The Biden administration has challenged the deal over concerns it would harm authors, but the publisher said that argument is a misunderstanding of how the book industry works. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

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Penguin Random House to purchase Simon & Schuster in massive publishing deal

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Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS agreed to sell the 96-year-old company in a deal that potentially creates a megapublisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Penguin Random House To Buy Simon & Schuster

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