Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 20:14:18 UTC ]
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Daunt to split time between London and New York in Barnes & Noble deal

James Daunt will split his time between London and New York after Waterstones' parent Elliott Advisors (UK) announced that it had agreed to acquire the giant US bookseller Barnes & Noble for $683m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elliott to buy Barnes & Noble; Daunt will run both chains

In a seismic shift for the book trade, Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barnes & Noble in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683m (£537m), including the assumption of debt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones

Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK's main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies. The post Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Daunt outlines his strategy for Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble chief executive and Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said the two-and-a-half month lockdown in the US was "hugely traumatic" and a "body blow" to employees, but that B&N had used the period to bring much needed changes the US chain's estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores

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US trade urges Daunt to be independent in spirit to revive ailing Barnes & Noble

After Elliott Advisors’ takeover of Barnes & Noble in August, the firm sought the man who turned Waterstones around to right its US acquisition. But what exactly is in James Daunt’s in-tray in New York? Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US press assesses 'literary tastemaker' Daunt's arrival at Barnes & Noble

The US press has been assessing the likely impact of James Daunt as the Waterstones boss prepares to take over Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble shareholders to consider Elliott offer as details of bid revealed

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Readerlink misses midnight deadline for rival Barnes & Noble bid; Elliott offer stands

US distribution giant Readerlink LLC has missed the midnight deadline for a rival bid to Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors Ltd for Barnes & Noble, but could still propose a counter-offer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited bought the US chain in a $683m deal. But a warning has been sounded that some consequences of the deal - which marks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nook headed for UK as Barnes & Noble goes international, dabbles in the Queen's English

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Elliott Management, which acquired Barnes & Noble in September 2019, has reached an agreement to buy the stationery retailer Paper Source. B&N CEO James Daunt will add oversight of Paper Source to his responsibilities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Elliott buys US chain Paper Source with Daunt to oversee company

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